Driving With Parking Brake Applied on Mercedes-Benz ML320

Pad life varies and is dependent upon driving style and terrain. One common problem our technicians report is that motorists will drive with the parking brake applied; this burns up the parking brake lining and wears out the brake rotors.

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Average mileage: 85,000 (85,000–85,000)
6 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 85,000 mi,
This happens especially when it is cold out. However i catch it because of the audible.