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snub method

Spanish translation: método de frenado en seco

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English term or phrase:snub method
Spanish translation:método de frenado en seco
Entered by: Cristián Bianchi-Bruna
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04:41 Oct 27, 2004
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Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / Brakes
English term or phrase: snub method
In the service manual of a truck. Talking about servicing brakes:
"Use snub method on downgrades".
This is one of the remedial actions for the following condition: "Unequal wear on side-to-side brakes for same axle."
Jose Arnoldo Rodriguez-Carrington
Mexico
Local time: 02:41
método de frenado en seco
Explanation:
Snubbing (intermittent, higher-pressure braking) is a safe approach, since it ensures that all brakes engage and do their share of the stopping work. Truckers usually do not know if their vehicles are well balanced or not.
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Cristián Bianchi-Bruna
Costa Rica
Local time: 02:41
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Cristián Bianchi-Bruna


  

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método de frenado en seco


Explanation:
Snubbing (intermittent, higher-pressure braking) is a safe approach, since it ensures that all brakes engage and do their share of the stopping work. Truckers usually do not know if their vehicles are well balanced or not.

Cristián Bianchi-Bruna
Costa Rica
Local time: 02:41
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