2006 Volvo V50
help provide optimal braking capacity.
NOTE: To obtain optimal effect from the ABS system:
Keep constant pressure on the brake pedal.
Do not pump the brake pedal.
The switching of the ABS modulator will be audible and the brake pedal will pulsate during braking.
Please be aware that ABS does not increase the absolute braking potential of the vehicle. While control
will be enhanced, ABS will not shorten stopping distances on slippery surfaces.
If the warning lamp lights up there is a malfunction of the ABS system (the standard braking system will
still function) and the vehicle should be driven cautiously to a Volvo retailer for inspection.
If the BRAKE and ABS warning symbols light at the same time, there may be a problem in the brake
system. If the brake fluid level is normal in these circumstances, drive carefully to the nearest Volvo
workshop to have the brake system checked.
Emergency Brake Assistance - EBA
EBA is designed to provide full brake effect immediately in the event of sudden, hard braking. The
system is activated by the speed with which the brake pedal is depressed.
When the EBA system is activated, the brake pedal will go down and pressure in the brake system
immediately increases to the maximum level. Maintain full pressure on the brake pedal in order to utilize
the system completely. EBA is automatically deactivated when the brake pedal is released.
pg. 117 Stability system
The car is equipped with STC (Stability and Traction Control) or the optional DSTC (Dynamic Stability
and Traction Control). These systems consist of a number of functions, which are listed below.
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