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Re: scenic 11 fault comes on dash only when handbrake mannual release is pressed.

Hi, just an update on my progress, thanks for the links, both useful. When I checked the R2 connector things worse than I thought with corrosion on app 10 wires with a couple broke completely, Also supply to relay and fuse connector had corroded and came off as I carefully was lifting out to check that.
I'm surprised I only had the handbrake fault and pretty sure I'd have been having a lot more soon judging by the condition of things in there.
I'm off to scrap yard on Sat morning that have a couple of these in, hopefully the same level of trim but if not and if the connector is ok I was thinking of cutting the wires 6-8" back each side of connector then do same to mine (one at a time probably) and solder/shrink to by pass damaged connector. Depending on the total amount damaged on mine after I have cleaned it up I may get away with just bypassing the damaged wiring, or might have to do them all, might seem a lot of work but I would rather do that than take it to garage etc. All I need is a break in the weather as it's been cold and damp today. Thanks for all the input, much appreciated.
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