This post comes with the guide to release the electronic park brake (EPB) for service on a 2017 Acura MDX SH-AWD using Foxwell NT530 scanner. It applies to 2017- 2021 Acura/ Honda.
Check the step-by- step guide as below.
1.Connect NT530 to the vehicle properly
2.Turn on this foxwell scanner, and start to operate
3.Select “HONDA”-> “Smart VIN”-> “Special Functions”-> “Electric Parking Brake”-> “BRAKE PAD MAINTENANCE MODE”
4.Read the instruction of rear brake pad maintenance on the screen and check the following conditions are fulfilled:
- Stop the vehicle
- Release parking brake
- Battery voltage is over 10.0 (V)
5.Currently, brake pads are in the normal control position, make sure to execute pad exchange mode
Note: Execution time takes about 25 seconds at the maximum.
6.When the EPB system transition to pad exchange mode, and go to perform rear brake pad maintenance.
7.After that, brake pad position returns to normal brake pad position
8.Wait about 25 seconds till the process is completed
9.Finally, turn the ignition switch off
Foxwell NT530 Multi-System Scanner: