Parking brake may not function correctly on Volkswagen Passat

The parking brake may not operate correctly. The correction involves addressing any stored anti-lock brake system (ABS) fault codes, replacing the rear brake pads if required, and following the basic settings procedure as per the scan tool. Our technicians tell us these procedures must be performed in the correct order for the parking brake to function correctly.

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Average mileage: 104,000 (90,000–118,000)
2 model years affected: 2007, 2008
5 people reported this problem
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2008 Volkswagen Passat 118,000 mi,
EPB fails to engage and/or disengage when button pressed.
2007 Volkswagen Passat 90,000 mi,
Got notification of Parking Brake Fault. Faulty module, didn't fully release parking brake and thus wore down rear brakes over a couple of days.