Volvo Community Forum. The Forums of the Volvo Owners Club

Forum Rules Volvo Owners Club About VOC Volvo Gallery Links Volvo History Volvo Press
Go Back   Volvo Owners Club Forum > "Technical Topics" > XC40 '18> General
Register Members CarsBlogs Help Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

XC40 '18> General Forum for vehicles post 2018 on the Compact Modular Architecture or CMA Platform

Information
  • VOC Members: There is no login facility using your VOC membership number or the details from page 3 of the club magazine. You need to register in the normal way
  • AOL Customers: Make sure you check the 'Remember me' check box otherwise the AOL system may log you out during the session. This is a known issue with AOL.
  • AOL, Yahoo and Plus.net users. Forum owners such as us are finding that AOL, Yahoo and Plus.net are blocking a lot of email generated from forums. This may mean your registration activation and other emails will not get to you, or they may appear in your spam mailbox

Thread Informations

Auto Hold Parking Brake

Views : 274

Replies : 2

Users Viewing This Thread :  

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old Jan 14th, 2020, 08:47   #1
chris43
New Member
 

Last Online: Yesterday 19:31
Join Date: Sep 2019
Location: Lewes
Default Auto Hold Parking Brake

I normally have the Auto Hold Parking Brake switched on permanently. When the Auto Hold Brake is released - by gently depressing the accelerator pedal - a pronounced and very noticeable (and annoying!) 'creaking' sound is produced before the vehicle starts to move.

Is this normal, does this happen to any other XC40 owners?

Thanks, in advance, for your comments.
chris43 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 14th, 2020, 21:57   #2
Gnomeface
New Member
 

Last Online: Jan 14th, 2020 22:04
Join Date: Oct 2019
Location: Torquay
Default

Brakes can creak if the pads are not fully released as the car starts to move slowly. It may be that the automatic parking brake release mechanism is a bit sluggish and needs a bit of maintenance?
__________________
XC40 T5 Inscription Pro, Glacier Silver, Intellisafe Pro, Xenium, Volvo dog guard.
Gnomeface is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 16th, 2020, 01:11   #3
anotherv60
Master Member
 

Last Online: Jan 16th, 2020 01:14
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: Derbyshire
Default

The parking break pressure is a function of how hard you press on the brake pedal before releasing when the vehicle has come to a rest, try experimenting with more or less brake force pressure and see if that makes a difference.
__________________
MY20 XC40 T4 R-Design, Xenium, Intellisafe Pro, Winter, Tow bar, Thunder Grey
Previous: MY18 V90, MY15 V60
anotherv60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 16:45.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.