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Post by philmac1942 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:02 pm

Hi new member Phil McGraw, present owner of Yeti , waiting for delivery of new Karoq 1.5 SEL DSG , never used electric parking brake, or Auto Stop, any advice? Phil

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Post by DSL » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:47 pm

Elec handbrake is a piece of cake, don’t worry about it. I’m new to Karoqs but have used leckie handbrakes on LRs for 14 years, just use it like you would a manual lever. Pull up to apply, push down to switch off. Simples.

Unless I’m wrong, I’ve only owned a Karoq for 31 hours.

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Post by kodiaq » Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:29 am

The only warning is don't pull the lekky brake on when moving unless travelling at high speed.
Sounds a*rse about face, but if you pull it up before the car has come to a complete halt the retardation is very severe. (it works on all 4 wheels) anything in the back that is loose will fly forward and if your seat belt is undone you will run a real risk of headbutting the windscreen.
At high speed in an emergency the weight of the car will ensure a rapid but controlled halt see here.
Colin Lambert. AKA, Kodiaq. Poole, Dorset.
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