[rescue] Sun Netra = Ultra 2?
francois.dion at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 18:43:00 CST 2006
On 12/9/06, Erie Patsellis <erie at shelbyvilledesign.com> wrote:
> Several European manufacturers, Audi, for one, as well as BMW use
> hydraulically assisted brakes (as well as steering), using a similar
> approach, though the pedal is connected to the master cylinder, if you
> lose hydraulic assist, for all practical purposes, there are not brakes
> (unless you have huge, powerful legs, that is.)
That's how the GM abs works. That is however not how the ATE abs
works. On the Peugeot 505, there is an hydraulic sphere (accumulator)
that is used. If the abs fails, there is an auto bypass and you get
about 85% efficiency still. Not sure if Citroen used the same.
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