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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And if you really don't like it you still have a conventional foot brake, not to mention the option to turn the e-pedal off and drive the Leaf e+ as a conventional automatic.
The hydraulic foot brake provides additional safety.
And if you still struggle you can always let the car park itself with you just controlling the accelerator and foot brake.
The simulator is mounted to a motion platform and has a functioning throttle, hand brake, foot brake, clutch and shift lever, all of which contribute to the ultimate riding experience.
Features include heavy-duty cylinders, lifetime lubricated bearings, safety maintenance blocks, and either foot brake or locking wheels.
The key to ultimate control is to use the engine to brake, not the foot brake. Using lower gears allows more controlled engine braking.
This led to warning lights on the dashboard, the first indication of your problem, and because - according to Nissan - you had turned the engine off, the foot brake would seem harder to operate.
When learning to left foot brake, you'll initially press the pedal far too hard as your left leg/foot is used to depressing the clutch, which takes a fair bit of effort.
While engines from most manufacturers re-start as soon as you take your foot off the foot brake this one waits until you touch the accelerator so there is definite hesitation before you can move.
Foot brake pedals on either side of the platform completed the control system.