AlKl
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Re: Rolling in park? Anyone else?

Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:34 am

rjdel wrote:It seems to have to do with shift lever going into Park. When this happens, if I push forward on the shifter just a bit, I hear it click. Seems maybe to be a switch or position sensor not fully engaging when shifted into park.
No, there is no position switch, the "gearshift" is directly (hardwired) connected to the gear.
Here you can see pictures of the "inner life": http://www.goingelectric.de/forum/kia-s ... 2-110.html
I only use the "P"ark position when I'm leaving the car. Never use it when the car is still in motion, you can destroy the gear!

notfred
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Re: Rolling in park? Anyone else?

Wed Sep 23, 2015 6:50 am

Probably just needs the linkage adjusting slightly. This isn't something new for electric vehicles, transmission selector linkages needed adjusting on gasoline powered cars as well.

clyde270
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Re: Rolling in park? Anyone else?

Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:10 pm

Here is my too cents. I have 2015 model. Use electric parking brake quite a lot every day, when I go thru drive thru getting some fast food. As each car moves forward, I set my brake. Just shy of 2 years of ownership by 3 months, my EPB lever broke off and it's springs shot it about 2 feet in the air. I'm still waiting for dealership to get the part in, as it is over 3 months now. If and when I get new plastic EFB assembly, I will only set before getting out of car, as I fear it will break again. I use just one finger to set. I would prefer metal assembly or go back to manual parking lever as on the gas models of same year.

Stenz
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Re: Rolling in park? Anyone else?

Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:48 pm

This just happened to me. Luckily I was in a fairly level parking lot but the car rolled across the lane and stopped against another car. It was a big surprise to come out and see my car not where I left it. The car was clearly in park, but I had not set the emergency break. I didn't think parking was an emergency... I guess I know better now.

JejuSoul
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Re: Rolling in park? Anyone else?

Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:41 am

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What Model Year do you have. I have a 2015. The parking brake got a software update last September.
The parking brake now automatically comes on when you turn off the car.
This feature is now the same as in the 2018 Soul EV and the I oniq Electric.
Do cars in your area not get this update?

Details here - Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) firmware update
The codes for using Torque Pro can be found by clicking the link in the website icon under my user name on the left.

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