General 500x - check parking or electronic handbrake

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General 500x - check parking or electronic handbrake


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Jul 5, 2021
What started as an occurrence now and then is now a permanent problem. Amber light on dash and the message displaying saying check parking or electronic handbrake.

Some suggestions said might be down to a duff battery, but I've checked this and when running is giving out 14v. I HAVEN'T tried disconnecting and reconnecting negative terminal on battery yet, I'll give it a go.

is it as simple as replacing pads or will it need a new calliper? I believe the electronic handbrake is linked to the rear calliper. I've tried an OBD scanner tool which didnt detect a fault with the brakes despite the light warning being on.

Advice appreciated
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