foot brake


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foot brake

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1. (Automotive Engineering) a brake operated by applying pressure to a foot pedal. Also called: pedal brake
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Noun1.foot brake - hydraulic brake operated by pressing on a foot pedal
hydraulic brake, hydraulic brakes - brake system in which a brake pedal moves a piston in the master cylinder; brake fluid then applies great force to the brake pads or shoes
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The vehicle expert told Solicitor General Lesley Thomson QC that although the primary brake, the foot brake, has an anti-lock or ABS system, the handbrake does not.
Hard braking was also well up to standard -- the only thing I didn't get on with was the handbrake, which is not the usual lever, but an Electric Parking Brake (EPB) that uses a switch mounted in the centre console, and would not release unless I had my foot on the foot brake -- very inconvenient in traffic, especially on hills.
3 EMISSIONS: 109 My test car had some PS9,000 of optional extras on it - proving just what Volvo has to offer - ranging from a panoramic glass sun roof stretching the whole length of the car to Park Assist Pilot, which will park the car for you with you just Two unlimited miles controlling the accelerator and foot brake.
It is crafted with a one hand easy-fold mechanism, quick-locking rear foot brake and ergonomic handle.
However, when a car has an anti-lock braking system - and all new cars have - apply the foot brake firmly and quickly and do not reduce pressure until the vehicle has slowed.
This can be rectified by easing off the brake or accelerator and steering in the direction of the skid but when a car has an anti-lock braking system - and all new cars have - apply the foot brake firmly and quickly and do not reduce pressure until the vehicle has slowed.
But press the foot brake and shift the car into Drive as you would with any other automatic, and the Focus Electric is ready to go.
Others favour the hand brake over the foot brake, and vice versa.
The hand brake and foot brake operated well and securely held the Steed SE on slopes and slowed it without drama from speed.
According to the automaker, a gap between the foot brake pedal and guard can result in small stones or debris becoming trapped, creating brake drag.