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Re: Electronic parking brakes - is this a possible fix?
TBH, most dealerships don't expect to see the cars once the initial warranty period has expired (unless for a repair requiring use of the CLIP or for buying dealer-only parts).
I can't help but think this really leaves the door open for some enterprising business to step in and offer 'repair kits' similar to the electric window regulators.
I once thought someone could make a fortune offering to retro-fit a rear wash-wipe on the previous gen Honda Civic, for a similar reason; to step up where the manufacturer stopped short.
Another one to address would be converting windscreen wipers to sweep 'properly', by keeping the driver's side clear as a priority, rather than an afterthought.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater