Hyundai i-30: Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) / Releasing the parking brake

Hyundai i30 (PD) 2018-2022 Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Braking system / Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) / Releasing the parking brake

Hyundai i30. Releasing the parking brake

To release the EPB (Electronic Parking Brake), press the EPB switch in the following condition:

  • Place the Engine Start/Stop button in the ON position.
  • Depress the brake pedal.

Make sure the Parking Brake Warning Light goes off.

To release EPB (Electronic Parking Brake) automatically:

• Shift lever in P (Park)

With the engine running depress the brake pedal and shift out of P (Park) to R (Reverse) or D (Drive).

• Shift lever in N (Neutral)

With the engine running depress the brake pedal and shift out of N (Neutral) to R (Reverse) or D (Drive).

• Manual transmission vehicle

1. Ensure seat belts are fastened and the doors, bonnet and tailgate are closed.

2. With the engine running, depress the clutch pedal and move the shift lever to 1 (First) gear or R (Reverse).

3. Depress the accelerator pedal whilst releasing the clutch pedal.

• Automatic transmission/Dual clutch transmission vehicle

1. Ensure seat belts are fastened and the doors, bonnet and tailgate are closed.

2. With the engine running, depress the brake pedal and shift out of P (Park) to R (Reverse) or D (Drive).

3. Depress the accelerator pedal. Make sure the Parking Brake Warning light goes off.

Information

  • For your safety, you can engage the EPB even though the Engine Stop/ Start button is in the OFF position, but you cannot release it.
  • For your safety, depress the brake pedal and release the parking brake manually with the EPB switch when you drive downhill or when backing up the vehicle.

Information - Manual transmission

A vehicle towing a trailer on a hill or on an incline may slightly roll backwards when starting the vehicle. To prevent the situation follow the below instructions.

1. Depress the clutch pedal and select a gear.

2. Keep pulling up the EPB switch.

3. Depress the accelerator pedal and slowly release the clutch pedal.

4. If the vehicle starts off with enough driving power release the EPB switch.

Do not follow the above procedure when driving on a flat level ground. The vehicle may suddenly move forward.

NOTICE

  • If the parking brake warning light is still on even though the EPB has been released, we recommend that the system be checked by a HYUNDAI authorised repairer.
  • Do not drive your vehicle with the EPB applied. It may cause excessive brake pad and brake rotor wear.

EPB (Electronic Parking Brake) may be automatically applied when:

  • Requested by other systems
  • If the driver turns the engine off whilst Auto Hold is operating, EPB will be automatically applied.

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