Q: 2013 BMW X3 2.0 all wheel drive, parking brake button is not doing anything 2013 BMW X3 3.0

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Recently services the rear brakes, now the parking brake won't work everything has been reconnected and torqued to spec, is there a procedure I'm missing ?

My car has 76000 miles.

Hi there - I don’t wish to insult, but are you pressing the button, or pulling it up from the forward lip of the button? Pushing the button releases the emergency/parking brake. Pulling up on the front lip of the button sets the brake. BMW has a great video on how it works here: http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Owner/OwnersManualVideos.aspx?namodelcode=1195 If this is not the issue, and no fuses for this electrical system are blown, I would check back with the shop that did the work to have them check it out.

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