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S60 Cross Country
Foot brake - anti-lock braking system
The anti-lock braking system, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), prevents the wheels from locking up during braking.
The parking brake prevents the car from rolling away from stationary by means of mechanically locking/blocking two wheels.
Brake fluid - grade and volume
Brake fluid is the term for the medium in a hydraulic brake system that is used to transfer pressure from the master brake cylinder to the mechanical brakes.
Foot brake - emergency brake assistance
Emergency brake assistance EBA (Emergency Brake Assist) helps to increase the braking force and so reduce the braking distance.
The foot brake is used to reduce the car's speed while driving.
Foot brake - emergency brake lights and automatic hazard warning flashers
Emergency brake lights are activated to alert vehicles behind about heavy braking. The function means that the brake light flashes instead of - as in normal braking - shining with a constant glow.