Hello can someone help me? I've seen some posts from a few years ago on here about the dreaded electric parking brake problems i had the same problems on my focus cmax 2005 1.8l ghia. So after finding some new and second hand parts I've took out the epb as it's gone bang! And converted it to manual handbrake (took me about 2hrs) and works really well, only trouble i have now is finding out how to get the "total epb failure" off the dashboard screen for next mot. Lots of talk of buying a elm327 cable and forscan software to remove. Just not sure if it will work and how to go about it. Other option is changing the dashboard cluster to a cmax model with manual handbrake (not 100% sure this would work) or take it to ford garage i have spoken to them and said they would need it for the day.. Can anybody help?