Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Braking - ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) - Driving safety systems - Safety - Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners ManualMercedes-Benz C-Class: Braking

If ABS intervenes when braking, you will feel a pulsing in the brake pedal.

depress the If ABS intervenes: continue to depress the brake pedal with force until the braking situation is over.
depress the brake pedal with full force. To make a full brake application: depress the brake pedal with full force.

The pulsating brake pedal can be an indication of hazardous road conditions, and functions as a reminder to take extra care while driving.

WARNING
Do not pump the brake pedal. Use firm, steady brake pedal pressure instead. Pumping the brake pedal defeats the purpose of the ABS and significantly reduces braking effectiveness.

    Important safety notes
    Observe the "Important safety notes" section. ABS regulates brake pressure in such a way that the wheels do not lock when you brake. This allows you to continue steering the vehic ...

    BAS (Brake Assist System)
    Observe the "Important safety notes" section. BAS operates in emergency braking situations. If you depress the brake pedal quickly, BAS automatically boosts the braking force, th ...

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