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Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual: EPB Release

To release the EPB:

  1.  Turn the ignition on, or to ACC/ ACCESSORY.
  2.  Apply and hold the brake pedal.
  3.  Press the EPB switch momentarily.

The EPB is released when the or PARK light is off.

If the light is on, release the EPB by pressing and holding the EPB switch. Continue to hold the switch until theor PARK light is off.

If either light stays on after release is attempted, see your dealer.

Caution Driving with the parking brake on can overheat the brake system and cause premature wear or damage to brake system parts.

Make sure that the parking brake is fully released and the brake warning light is off before driving.

Automatic EPB Release

Avoid rapid acceleration when the EPB is applied, to preserve parking brake lining life.

The EPB will automatically release when the engine is running, the transmission is placed into gear, and an attempt is made to drive away by pressing the accelerator pedal.

If parking on a hill, or if the vehicle is pulling a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips.

EPB Apply
To apply the EPB:  Be sure the vehicle is at a complete stop.  Pull the switch momentarily. Theor PARK light will flash and then stay on once the EPB is fully applied. If theor ...

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Off-Road Driving
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