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Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual: Braking

Braking action involves perception time and reaction time. Deciding to push the brake pedal is perception time. Actually doing it is reaction time.

Average driver reaction time is about three-quarters of a second. In that time, a vehicle moving at 100 km/h (60 mph) travels 20m (66 ft), which could be a lot of distance in an emergency.

Helpful braking tips to keep in mind include:

If the engine ever stops while the vehicle is being driven, brake normally but do not pump the brakes. Doing so could make the pedal harder to push down. If the engine stops, there will be some power brake assist but it will be used when the brake is applied.

Once the power assist is used up, it can take longer to stop and the brake pedal will be harder to push.

Drunk Driving
Death and injury associated with drinking and driving is a global tragedy. Warning Drinking and then driving is very dangerous. Your reflexes, perceptions, attentiveness, and jud ...

Steering
Electric Power Steering This vehicle has electric power steering, so it does not have power steering fluid. Regular maintenance is not required. If power steering assist is lost due to a syste ...

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Front Tow Eye
Carefully open the cover by using the small notch that conceals the front tow eye socket. Install the tow eye into the socket by turning it clockwise until it stops in a horizontal position. When the tow eye is removed, reinstall the cover with the notch in the original position. ...

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