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Why is it recommended to put the vehicle in motor ON condition even while driving down the valley from the top on slope .. .... ???

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Asked by Manoj Joshi, 12 Feb '13 03:51 pm
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Let me tell you, i was driviong down from ooty. the slopes were steep and many u turns. i wasily shifted my car to top gears and started applying brakes while turming. in no time , the drums got heated and i had to stop the car.
the best gear is to descent on gear 2 or 3 , as this slows down the vehicle and the brake system is also good. or else , there is a possibility of car or bike skidding down the slopes.
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 12 Feb '13 03:53 pm

 
  
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As per as new age cars are in power system and need to motor on for active break and gear but my old ambasador go down smoothly in off position .........NO HARM AT ALL :)
Answered by GOUTAM, 12 Feb '13 03:59 pm

 
  
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For efficient control and proper braking. Many modern vehicles which have power braking arrangement need oil for working for which motor/primemove/engine in ON position is required.
Answered by Lucky, 12 Feb '13 03:55 pm

 
  
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Because in that case you have to drive in neutral gear which could be dangerous on the slop. Not only 'ON' but also in gear.
Answered by Gypsy, 12 Feb '13 03:53 pm

 
  
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Becuase you may apply the gears to slow down rather best to drive down with low gears
Answered by truth exposed, 12 Feb '13 03:53 pm

 
  
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