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Ford Focus Owners Manual: Principle of operation

Ford Focus Owners Manual / Brakes / Principle of operation

Disc brakes

Wet brake discs result in reduced braking efficiency. Dab the brake pedal when driving from a car wash to remove the film of water.



The ABS does not relieve you of your responsibility to drive with due care and attention.

The ABS helps you to maintain full steering and directional stability when you brake heavily in an emergency, by preventing the road wheels from locking.


Hints on driving with ABS
When the ABS is operating, the brake pedal will pulse. This is normal. Maintain pressure on the brake pedal. The ABS will not eliminate the dangers inherent when: • you drive too close to t ...

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