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Do not know if any of you Hisun E1 owners have  had issues with the parking brake pedal  not returning completely, thus preventing you from moving forward or reverse.   I had this issue and even sometimes when going over rough road the parking brake pedal would move down far enough to shut off power.  Local  dealer said no one had complained about that issue and they had no fix.  So decided to correct it myself. I installed a return spring on the parking brake arm and it stopped the problem!

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Nice job on that fix! Thanks for sharing that. But what's the original design of the parking brake return. Shouldn't there already be a spring somewhere on the release?

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Yes there is a return spring inside the mechanism on the other  side of  the firewall. But  on my E1 it was not strong enough to return the pedal enough to activate a microswitch that  permits current to flow into a relay and then thus to the electric motor. A safety switch! I could have replaced the weak E1 spring, but this was much simpler.

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I kinda suspected that might be the case. Either way, it's a simple solution. And simple is always good. Thanks for sharing it with us. 

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Have the same problem.  I might try your solution.  I just pull up on the brake pedal and that fixes it when it happens.

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Great idea!  I have to pull my p-brake pedal manually.  Hasn't sprung back correctly since a month after I purchased it.  I will try this!

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