Originally Posted by flyboy1100
i don't think so, no other car i have had has behaved like that.
i slid on the ice about 5 weeks ago, almost into a curb after VDC descided to stop my fun. all i could do was ride it out because i put the brakes on, the brakes were pulsing, and I couldn't do anything on the glare ice.
i am going to test the press the brake, then press harder theory tonight to see if i can get the ABS to kick in.
Thanks! That info would be helpful.
I have braked on wet road before where I slow down from 35 to about 5mph, then braked harder and observed ABS kick in on the final stretch. I wouldn't have thought you have to have a 'fresh' stomp on the brake to get ABS activated.
I was on a ski trip when the accident happened, where I live I don't get snow, so I can't do any more testing, now that I'm back home. I only ski about 2 times a year, so I can't justify getting snow tires just for the 2 trips per year.