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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking electromechanical parking brake, vehicles with front-wheel drive

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Brake system / Technical data / Brake test / Checking electromechanical parking brake, vehicles with front-wheel drive

Activate »TЬV mode«:
Seat belt is fitted
Rear axle on single-axle roller dynamometer
Ignition remains switched on
Auto-hold is switched off
Front wheels must be stationary
Rear wheels must rotate for at least 5 seconds at a constant speed between 2.5 and 9 km/h.
Entering »TЬV mode« is indicated by the yellow electric parking brake and handbrake fault warning lamp -K214- lighting up.
  Note
In »TЬV mode«, the electromechanical parking brake does not close fully when the button is first pressed.
The tension is increased gradually by actuating the electromechanical parking brake button -E538- 4 times in succession.
Actuating the electromechanical parking brake button -E538- a fifth time releases the electromechanical parking brake.
End »TЬV mode«:
Front wheels, speed over 0 km/h
Rear wheels, speed lower than 2.5 km/h or over 9 km/h
Ignition off.
   
Without roller dynamometer for four-wheel drive vehicles
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