Nissan Rogue: Using the brakes - Braking precautions - Brake system - Starting and driving - Nissan Rogue Owner's ManualNissan Rogue: Using the brakes

Avoid resting your foot on the brake pedal while driving. This will cause overheating of the brakes, wearing out the brake and pads faster and reduce gas mileage.

To help reduce brake wear and to prevent the brakes from overheating, reduce speed and downshift to a lower gear before going down a slope or long grade. Overheated brakes may reduce braking performance and could result in loss of vehicle control.

- While driving on a slippery surface,

- While driving on a slippery surface, be careful when braking, accelerating or downshifting. Abrupt braking or accelerating could cause the wheels to skid and result in an accident.

- If the engine is not running or is turned off while driving, the power assist for the brakes will not work.

Braking will be harder.

    Vacuum assisted brakes
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    Wet brakes
    When the vehicle is washed or driven through water, the brakes may get wet. As a result, your braking distance will be longer and the vehicle may pull to one side during braking. To dry brakes, ...

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