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VW cannot sort this! Driving at a constant speed between

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VW cannot sort this! Driving at a constant speed between 35mph and 40mph several times a day there is a short noise like the electronic handbrake trying coming on. My car is 2013.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Volkswagen
Expert:  Peter Zavarelli replied 7 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

The first thing that needs done is to have the fault codes read out/checked using a compatible scan tool or computer plugged into your model to see what codes are set.Once this is done any codes set then need diagnosed to then locate and repair this fault.It is possible the hand brake motor is shorting out trying to engage needing replaced.You would have to have this inspected further though to see if this is the cause.

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Thanks Pete