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RE: Why did tires 'chirp' in panic stop?
On my new A4 and on my '92 Benz S Class it chirps the tires...
| Anand Dhanda |
| Dhandas@internetmci.com |
| '98.5 A4 2.8QMS Silver/Black |
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> Subject: Re: Why did tires 'chirp' in panic stop?
> Hairy green toads from Mars made Douglas Frank USG say:
> > Day before yesterday, I was 'spacing' behind another car whose
> brake lights
> > came on unexpectedly. I stood on the pedal and stopped in
> plenty of time
> > (luckily I wasn't tailgating as usual), but managed to 'chirp' the front
> > tires a bit.
> > Now, my car has ABS. Why would the tires squeal? It ain't supposed to
> > skid! I felt nothing in the pedal-- no pumping. I was doing
> about 35 MPH
> > at the time.
> My new '95 A6 seems to do this, too. It's like there's a threshhold
> for the ABS to kick in. My two older cars don't; the ABS is on
> immediately when needed.
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