Parking Brake (Manual)

he parking brake pedal is located

he parking brake pedal is located on the lower portion of the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel.

To set the parking brake, hold the brake pedal down, then push the parking brake pedal down.

If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light on the instrument panel cluster should come on. If it does not, you need to have the vehicle serviced.

See Brake System Warning Light for more information.

To release the parking brake,

To release the parking brake, pull the release lever located to the left of the steering wheel on the instrument panel.

Notice: Driving with the parking brake on can overheat the brake system and cause premature wear or damage to brake system parts. Make sure that the parking brake is fully released and the brake warning light is off before driving.

A warning chime will sound if the parking brake is set, the ignition is on, and the vehicle begins to move.

To stop the chime, fully release the parking brake.

If you are towing a trailer and parking on a hill, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips for more information.

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