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#1 (permalink) Old 09-12-2004, 06:34 AM
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Help please. Had a series of ongoing problems with handbrake on my E46 325 Touring.

Problem is that handbrake bites well when car is cold, but feels completely ineffective after it has been driven for a few miles.

Garage have reported no obvious problems, replaced brake pads and bedded brakes several times - but the problem keep coming back.

Any suggestions - this is driving me mad!!!
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You know, you're not suppose to drive with hand/emergency break on, nor to use it instead of pedal break...
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