Subaru Legacy: Use of engine braking - Braking tips - Braking - Starting and operating - Subaru Legacy Owners ManualSubaru Legacy: Use of engine braking

Remember to make use of engine braking in addition to foot braking. When descending a grade, if only the foot brake is used, the brakes may start working improperly because of brake fluid overheating, caused by overheated brake pads. To help prevent this, shift into a lower gear to get stronger engine braking.

    When the brakes get wet
    When driving in rain or after washing the vehicle, the brakes may get wet. As a result, brake stopping distance will be longer. To dry the brakes, drive the vehicle at a safe speed while lightly d ...

    Braking when a tire is punctured
    Do not depress the brake pedal suddenly when a tire is punctured. This could cause a loss of control of the vehicle. Keep driving straight ahead while gradually reducing speed. Then slowly pull of ...

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    Weights
    The values preceding the slash apply to vehicles with manual transmission; the values following the slash apply to vehicles with automatic transmission. ...