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Auto Park light came on my 2003 Winnebago Sightseer on the

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Auto Park light came on my 2003 Winnebago Sightseer on the way home yesterday was able to still drive it home. Also ! light and warning buzzer sounded. was able to drive home. Can I still drive it to service dept. if it will drive?
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Bottom of instrument panel it says Auto Park
JA: What is the model of your '03 RV?
Customer: 2003 Sightseer
JA: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I parked it yesterday but was able to start back up and drive.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: RV
Expert:  Joe replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is Joe

There are several possible causes for the auto-park brake warning to come on with the Workhorse motorhome chassis.

There may be a hydraulic fluid loss, a loss of pressure, or a component failure.

Or the park brake actuator cable may need adjustment.

It is also possible that there can be collateral damage from driving the vehicle while the auto-park is malfunctioning.

Releasing the park brake actuator cable should prevent additional risk of burning up the park brake shoes.

There are two ways to release the auto-park cable to allow the motorhome to be driven:

Loosen the long 3/4" nut on the actuator cable , unthread from the actuator cylinder rod.

Be careful , and make sure the wheels are properly chocked !
The vehicle will roll freely ; once the brake is released.

Please let me know if you still have any concerns on this issue.

-Joe

Expert:  Joe replied 2 months ago.

Just checking in to see if you need any clarification on something which I stated above.
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-Joe