Q: What does the Release Parking Brake message mean?

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What does the Release Parking Brake message mean?

The Release Parking Brake message can appear on your driver information center (DIC). When the DIC displays this alert, then your parking brake is currently engaged. If you receive this alert, release the parking brake before driving your vehicle.

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