VW polo won't reverse

Asked by Feb 18, 2017 at 07:37 AM about the 2008 Volkswagen Polo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi
My Volkswagen Polo 08 reg has been in
the garage since 18th January due to an
operation I was having. I went to drive it
out this morning. It started fine but when I
put it in reverse it wouldn't move. It lifted
slightly as if the handbrake was on but it
wasn't on. Can you help please.

Leigh

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Is it very cold where you are and could the car be froze to the floor?

190

Emergency parking brake can become stuck due to a faulty cable or faulty calipers. Release your parking brake then shifting the gear from drive to reverse a few times to help loosen the emergency brake that stuck.

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