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  1. G30 (2017 - Current)
    Could someone tell me how to manually release the parking brake on a 2018 540d? Yesterday I got in my car and hit the button to release the parking brake. Much to my surprise, I get a warning on the screen saying that it is malfunctioning and that I need to call a dealer for service. Have yet...
  2. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hello folks 2003 745i: recently I started to have intermittent DSC issues. All lights come on the dash (DSC, Brake, ABS,...) and the speedometer reads 0. I also lost the steering assist. IDrive shows "vehicle detects increased body roll in curves". Sometimes the issues clear overnight. The...
  3. X3 M, X5 M, X6 M, Z3 M & Z4 M
    Hello, any quick advice for a coffee spill? I’m able to drive the 2019 X3 but I’m unable to turn off the parking brake notification. Also, there’s no power or ability to toggle the driving dynamics controls or parking assistance systems. Curious as to servicing/warranty coverage?
  4. 7 Series & 8 Series
    Hello, So I replaced my parking brake gear this past spring after having a malfunction and the plastic gear cracking. I replaced it but never cleared the code. I used INPA to clear the Code today and was working for roughly say an Hour. I went to test it some more and boom the Red Light appears...
  5. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    The yellow ''parking brake fault'' light is upon me, and after checking the infamous plastic gear in the EMF(which was fine to my surprise), I noticed that left side parking cable has snapped. Since I was about to replace all rotors,pads and brake shoes, decided to get a parking cable as well...
  6. X1 F48 (2016 - current)
    2018 X1 with Parking Brake Locked. Is there a manual release or a electronic re-start? THe owner's manual is silent on this issue. Many thanks!
  7. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Good Morning Guys, On Saturday I had my ‘Pads and Discs’ changed on the car and all of a sudden the ‘Parking/Hand Brake’ has stopped working. :cry: It has not stopped working altogether however it has become less stiff/rigid after the new ‘Pads and Discs’ were fitted.:thumbdwn: I know this...
  8. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Good afternoon all, BLUF: Repaired parking brake, INPA gives me an error when I try to reset light. In January 2018, I backed out of spot with the parking brake on and broke the actuator, because I'm an idiot. After driving around for a year with the broken actuator light haunting me, I...
  9. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hey Guys, This morning I went to my car the I got the error message above, and the PARK light was yellow instead of Red. I had my emergency parking break on, so I manually released it, and was able to drive the car. I have two questions: 1. Can I still drive/park the car without the...
  10. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    Hey everyone, I am experiencing this absolutely insane problem with my 2011 X3 xDrive35 Here is EXACTLY what's happening: Every time when I drive over 35-40 mph I get Chassis Stabilization Malfunction, drive moderately (etc...) message followed by Parking Brake Limited message and Yellow DSC...
  11. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    I got new wheels and tires yesterday. Today, all the lights lit up.( ABS, dynamic control, and the parking brake fault light).is there any way this can be related to the mechanic changing sensors from old tires to the new ones? Any suggestions would be a great help. Would hate to take it to...
  12. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    (SOLVED)Something funny happened to me the other day. 2 hours after locking the car I head back to it and the remote won't work. I try the other remote and the same issue... that made me think the battery is gone. After using the regular key to get in I notice the battery is fine but I have an...
  13. E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    Hello, New to the forum, but will be around more as I'm a new owner of the Z4M- what a great car! After a track day I needed to replace rotors and pads. This weekend I replaced with stock rotors and Stop Tech sport pads following instructions on Pelican Parts- although they seem like every...
  14. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hello all, i have a situation with my BMW 745Li, i'm getting the Parking Brake Malfunction error, I did some research and found out that I this is a very common issue with these cars due to the plastic gear that engages the parking brake, I decided to take the parking module apart and it turns...
  15. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    I am willing to mail my parking brake gear parts for someone to press them on. I have brand new plastic gears, I will not mail you the whole actuator but only what needs to be pressed on. I will pay for shipping both ways and I am willing to pay someone who will do it through PayPal...
  16. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    First off, I want to thank this community for being so helpful. My brakelights recently were messed up, and you guys have been amazing at helping me fix it. I do have another issue that isn't as important, but like anyone else, I would like to get it fixed. The handbrake on my car just doesn't...
  17. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    :mad: I went to release my parking brake on my 2004 745li and it won't release....!! Is there a way to release manually? Help!
  18. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I changed all brake shoes, rotors, flush the brake fluid. Took out the center console cleaned and put back. I have this annoying Brake light on now. Obviously this is not a pad issue. I reopened the Center console to see if any switch issue. Seems like the switch making contact. I need to get...
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