Parking Brake Problems of Chevrolet P30

Chevrolet P30 owners have reported 14 parking brake related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 4 most common parking brake problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's parking brake (8 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's hydraulic parking brake (2 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Parking Brake related problems of Chevrolet P30

  Recently reported Parking Brake problems of Chevrolet P30

The Parking Brake problem

Auto park system on my 1996 rexhall motorhome has applied itself when the system is hot after a number of hours of driving. It has happened to me when backing, but I have read and heard of numerous occasions when it has happened to motorhomes when moving forward at highway speed.   Read details...

The Hydraulic Parking Brake problem

Auto park/emergency brake, system on gm p-30 chassis pressure switch goes out applying the emergency brake either, while moving or parked. At moving speeds it immediately stops you in seconds potentially allowing someone to crash into you from behind because of the sudden stop.   Read details...

The Parking Brake Actuator problem

I have a 1997 rexhall motorhome on a 1996 p-30 Chevrolet chassis. The auto park brake, at times, comes on when in reverse or drive stopping the vehicle very abruptly. I am very concerned that this is going to happen at highway speeds and someone in the motorhome or following to close will be   Read details...

The Conventional Parking Brake problem

Emergency brake would go off & on while driving. It happens every 2-3 minuets. The light comes on & then would go off. It also can happen while idling. Speed is not a factor. Taking vehicle to dealer.   Read details...

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