Ford Fusion: Parking brake - Brakes - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: Parking brake

WARNING:

Applying the parking brake

WARNING:

Make sure that the parking brake isapplied before you release the lever.

Note: Do not press the release buttonwhen you apply the parking brake.

1. Press the brake pedal firmly.

2. Pull the parking brake lever upwardsto its fullest extent.

Parking on a hill

If you have to park facing uphill, select firstgear and turn the front wheels away fromthe kerb. If you have to park facingdownhill, select reverse gear and turn thefront wheels towards the kerb.

Releasing the parking brake

1. Press the brake pedal firmly.

2. Pull the parking brake lever upwardsslightly, press the release button andpush the lever downwards.

    Hints on driving with ABS
    When the ABS is operating, the brakepedal will pulse. This is normal. Maintainpressure on the brake pedal. The ABS will not eliminate the dangersinherent when: • you drive too close to the vehicle ...

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