Manual release

The parking brake can be released manually in the event of a power failure or electrical fault.

against rolling Before releasing, secure the vehicle against rolling

Before releasing the parking brake manually, and whenever you park the vehicle with the parking brake released, ensure that position P of the automatic transmission is engaged.

Secure the vehicle in a manner appropriate to the inclination of the road, e.g., with a wheel chock; otherwise, there is the danger of the vehicle rolling.

Unlocking

1. Remove the release tool from the tool kit.

2. Raise the floor panel in the cargo area.

2. Raise the floor panel in the cargo area.

3. Take out the floor trim in the cargo area, removing

3. Take out the floor trim in the cargo area, removing the screws with the release tool, arrows.

4. Place the release tool on the release point,

4. Place the release tool on the release point, arrow.

5. Forcefully pull the release tool up against the

5. Forcefully pull the release tool up against the resistance until you notice a marked increase in the resistance and the parking brake releases audibly.

Have the malfunction corrected

If the parking brake has been released Have the malfunction corrected

If the parking brake has been released manually in response to a malfunction, only technicians can return it to operation.

Have the malfunction corrected by your service center.

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