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I was told by my dealer that the auto parking brake cannot be shut off permanently. I've been trying to shut it off following the instructions in the Owner's Manual but it keeps coming back on. I assume the dealer is correct but I have a hard time believing it.
 

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why would you want to shut it off permanently?
 
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It disinguages on its own anyways as long as the driver's seat belt is on .. just lightly press the accelerator and it's off. To me it's a good safety feature to have it turn on when the vehicle is parked and to always turn on and plus with way it gets used all the time.
 

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You could most likely find the fuse and remove it... Or crawl under and unplug it if you really wanted.

NOT RECOMMENDING THAT!
 

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You could most likely find the fuse and remove it... Or crawl under and unplug it if you really wanted.

NOT RECOMMENDING THAT!
If you remove the fuse will it not stay on? When you turn everything off I thought that the brake was automatically applied. My understanding is that the brake is held off with electric as opposed to held on.
 

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It is not "held off with electric". It engages / Disengages electronically .

So start the car and disengage the parking brake. Then remove the fuse... I would NOT recommend this for safety reasons. If your brakes were to fail all you can depend on is the e brake. For people who are unaware ... To use the emergency brake while in motion. You must hold up the switch and keep holding it until the vehicle stops.
 

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Good afternoon... Since a few days the owner of a CX-30 manual gear. I have noticed the parking brake doesn't release when I'm driving backwards. Is it normal?
 

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Think so;) Will try that next time..
 

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Tried it. Didn't work. Forwards no problem, backwards no release. Safety belt on. ;)
 

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Tried mine. I think if you put foot on brake first and then go to move it comes off automatically. Just got mine at weekend. Has taken getting used to.
 

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Thanks all, I will try to figure it out. :) If it still doesn't work I will drink a cup of coffee at the dealer ;)
 

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Just tip the gas very slightly and brake comes off. That's how it works with mine, AT though.
 

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Well, I found the solution. The tow-hook was mounted. I removed it, and it works. Probably the sensors noticed it. Otherwise I can't explain it. There is no electric connection to unplug.
 

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I was told by my dealer that the auto parking brake cannot be shut off permanently. I've been trying to shut it off following the instructions in the Owner's Manual but it keeps coming back on. I assume the dealer is correct but I have a hard time believing it.
I'm not assuming here and by "shut off permanently" I thing you mean "in the off position permanently" like most other vehicles unless you choose to engage it. Because to pull a fuse or disconnect a sensor or brake motor could be dangerous. The car would no longer have the ability to stop if there were another vehicle, child or deer on a road or in a parking lot that you don't see moving. I could see the point of safety for Mazda to do this but I don't like it. Now they're changing a thing that no one has ever had to do and we do not like change. I could see doing this so that people buckle up before they drive off. Some motorists drive away while putting that seatbelt on which is not safe.
I'm hoping the dealers get software to allow owners to be able to set it to not engaging itself each time automatically. It adds an extra thing to do. As a general practice I always put the belt on, then place it in drive, take a look around, then drive away. If I forget that brake on and the pavement is dry I could risk braking some component on my new vehicle that warranty may not cover. This is the first vehicle I've ever had that it turns on each time I leave the car and having to disengage it I must now think more. Like most folks I want to think less not more...that's the whole point of technology. I do get the safety aspect of it but I live on a flat street on PEI where the whole island is mostly flat. Just this morning...I had my seatbelt bucked, placed it in drive, pressed the gas pedal and it didn't disengage. The back end just squats down each time. I hope that this is updated via a software bulletin through the dealer. It would be a shame that drivers start breaking components on their Cx-30 because they forget the park brake sets automatically and don't see that little amber light is still on.
 

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He is talking about the parking brake. Which has zero to do with Autonomous braking of the vehicle.
I'm not assuming here and by "shut off permanently" I thing you mean "in the off position permanently" like most other vehicles unless you choose to engage it. Because to pull a fuse or disconnect a sensor or brake motor could be dangerous. The car would no longer have the ability to stop if there were another vehicle, child or deer on a road or in a parking lot that you don't see moving. I could see the point of safety for Mazda to do this but I don't like it. Now they're changing a thing that no one has ever had to do and we do not like change. I could see doing this so that people buckle up before they drive off. Some motorists drive away while putting that seatbelt on which is not safe.
I'm hoping the dealers get software to allow owners to be able to set it to not engaging itself each time automatically. It adds an extra thing to do. As a general practice I always put the belt on, then place it in drive, take a look around, then drive away. If I forget that brake on and the pavement is dry I could risk braking some component on my new vehicle that warranty may not cover. This is the first vehicle I've ever had that it turns on each time I leave the car and having to disengage it I must now think more. Like most folks I want to think less not more...that's the whole point of technology. I do get the safety aspect of it but I live on a flat street on PEI where the whole island is mostly flat. Just this morning...I had my seatbelt bucked, placed it in drive, pressed the gas pedal and it didn't disengage. The back end just squats down each time. I hope that this is updated via a software bulletin through the dealer. It would be a shame that drivers start breaking components on their Cx-30 because they forget the park brake sets automatically and don't see that little amber light is still on.
This is about the parking brake... Which has zero to do with the autonomous braking.
 

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I was told by my dealer that the auto parking brake cannot be shut off permanently. I've been trying to shut it off following the instructions in the Owner's Manual but it keeps coming back on. I assume the dealer is correct but I have a hard time believing it.
Before starting the engine. On my manual gearbox, if you press the start button twice without depressing the clutch pedal the handbrake is released. Be careful if you are on an incline as the car will begin to move. Not sure if this would work on an automatic.
 
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