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My local Honda dealer recently serviced my 2012 petrol Civic with 24,000 miles on the clock. They told me the handbrake travel was too long and suggested the cause was the caliper and probably both sides...
I own a 2013 Volkswagen Golf auto and have trouble starting the car on hills. We never had this problem with our old 2006 Golf auto, is there a fault?
We have a Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer. It was left a couple of weeks on the drive and now the handbrake is stuck. It's an electric parking break and it makes all of the right noises when the break is...
My handbrake keeps going tight and then loose. It seems to hold without much problem, but the issue is getting worse. Any ideas?
My Citroen C4 Grand Picasso failed its MOT on "handbrake hold". Investigation by the dealer showed a complete failure of cables and motor costing £1000 to replace and repair. I noted two recalls in the...
I took my 2007 Passat to the Volkswagen garage as I needed to get one of the keys re-coded. They linked the car to the computer and after an hour, told me that the electric handbrake motor housing has...
The short front drive to our house is on a 10-15 degree downhill slope. I am interested to know what the best way to park there is. Is there a risk to hand-brake/gears if I park facing downhill in first...
The handbrake on my Renault Scenic has stopped working after my wife pulled it in whilst driving along. Now the brake symbol flashes and it doesn't work. Can you help?
My Mazda MX-5 apparently requires a complete handbrake lever assembly after being delivered to my local main dealer on a tow truck due to an oil leak. There was nothing wrong with the handbrake when it...
My Fiesta with EcoBoost 100 averaged 48.5mpg on one long journey, while the on-board computer shows 37.4mpg overall, mostly on short local trips along fairly congested roads in suburban London. May I suggest...
 

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