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During over 50 years of driving experience, it has always been a puzzle to me as to why it is that, when parking on a level road, so many drivers attempt to pull the parking brake lever from its mountings....
My daughter in law has a 2012 Vauxhall Corsa, which has been suffering with a dodgy handbrake for a few weeks. Yesterday, the car rolled into the vehicle in front and caused damage. The main dealer claims...
My wife has a shoulder problem, she is finding gear change and handbrake operation a problem. It looks like we need a car with automatic transmission and electronic handbrake. We will be looking for something...
I bought a new Kia Picanto in January. Today I parked it outside my daughter's house on an incline at the bottom of a hill and the car rolled backwards and crashed into a pillar, completely smashing in...
The handbrake on my daughter’s Volkswagen Polo has started to stick. The car is only 18 months old and the local dealer has said it’s caused by a build-up of brake dust in the handbrake system. The dealer...
My Honda Jazz has covered less than 7000 miles and has suffering from handbrake problems. Last week the car ran down our driveway and hit the garage, damaging the front bumper. The dealer checked the car...
I am looking at replacing my 2009 Renault Scenic III 1.4 TCE Expression. I very much like its engine so I would be looking for a motor with a comparable performance but with a much better MPG. I also swore...
I would value your opinion on which would be the best automatic for me. At present I own and run a 2010 Volkswagen Golf 1.4TSI Match DSG. I have had the all the previously mentioned problems with hesitancy...
Will you kindly let me know whether it is still possible to purchase quality new cars with handbrakes?
We have had an Audi A1 for little over 1 year. On the school run my wife parked on a slight incline less than 3% leaving the car with the handbrake engaged. After 15-20mins the car was seen to roll down...
 

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