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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-02-2017, 01:23 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Emergency EPB release

Hello, I am new to the forum . Recently I have had a few thieves break into my fiat 500x pop star . The ignition is completely f*****, I have had the aa try to get what looks like a key in 3 million bits out but failed then a Fiat mechanic (a family friend) tried and did not succeed. Now I need to get it towed but how am I meant to get the epb off as key can't be put it car to get ignition into acc
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-07-2017, 06:14 AM
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Really sorry to hear about your attempted theft and the damage incurred.

Sorry for the late response, looking through the manual every reference to releasing the EPB (for maintenance or use) involves switching the ignition on, which as you say isn't possible with your car due to the damage.

I can only suggest it goes on a lowloader via a crane, I can't think how else you can move it. Perhaps a quick call to your Fiat dealer for their thoughts?



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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-22-2017, 10:14 AM
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Are you not going through your insurance? I would just let them deal with it if you are.

Other cars have either had a manual release in the boot or the footwell but I can't see anything on the 500x.
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