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Why did tires 'chirp' in panic stop?
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.
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