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Old 01-05-2013, 03:33 PM   #7
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Don't use engine braking at all in the snow. If traction is compromised I'm not sure the ABS system will intervene. Plus if you use the brakes too hard you can back off in an instant; not so with a downshift. Best just to leave the car in "D" when it's snowing, in my opinion at least.
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