ASTRA K chrome detailed parking brake...

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Re: ASTRA K chrome detailed parking brake...

Post by oastra » Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:44 pm

Is this possible to change the knob without dismount all the central console ?

(for example just removing frame around the gear lever, and pushing from underneath to popup the knob)
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Re: ASTRA K chrome detailed parking brake...

Post by aaaaplay » Thu May 24, 2018 3:53 am

I think I have another option for chrome handbrake switch. In Australia, the Astra J is rare as it was only sold as an Opel for 18 months and as a Holden for 12 months.
We have the VF Commodore (filled with GM global parts) and I think the handbrake is the same as the J BUT it has white backlighting like the Astra K.
Can someone tell me what you think? I’ve included a link with images:
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3208907861


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Re: ASTRA K chrome detailed parking brake...

Post by Corbil » Fri May 25, 2018 1:29 pm

Can you show to us a picture how it illuminates at night?


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Re: ASTRA K chrome detailed parking brake...

Post by oastra » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:41 pm

sorry, but I'm not sure...

The Astra J parking brake button is also illuminated when plugged in the K ?

Is this also white or it is red ?

Which pins are for enlightement, so I can test, please ?
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Re: ASTRA K chrome detailed parking brake...

Post by cornishtaz » Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:49 pm

The Astra J EPB button illuminates red so you would need to change the and led to white, another option is just swap over the upper button section, this is what I did.

If interested I should be able to get some pics sorted

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Re: ASTRA K chrome detailed parking brake...

Post by oastra » Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:27 pm

Thank's cornishtaz

I will choose the facility: change only the upper button section.

But I have to unplug all the button, so remove the central panel to push it out ?

(when plugged, the button sides does not seem to allow a screw driver to unclip the upper button section)

Whatever, I need to remove the central panel to add a bypass to the cigaret lighter.

I'm not sure how (easy) is it to remove the central tunnel:

1) remove front sides (screw on the steering wheel side, and clips for both sides)
2) screws on the rear

then simply remove, be aware of cigaret lighter and parking brake button electeric beams

That's all or I miss something ?

Of course, pics are welcome: Tx
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Re: ASTRA K chrome detailed parking brake...

Post by ROBINHOOD » Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:06 am

Since the Electronic parking brake button is screwed, you have to remove the middle panel completely.
The Astra J EPB button illuminates the red color.
but it is not a problem !
You can change the inner parts of astra j and astra k buttons.
I made change this way.
I'll share you a night photo as soon as.
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Re: ASTRA K chrome detailed parking brake...

Post by oastra » Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:36 am

Tx
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