ABS, ASR and ESP® – and whatever else your car may have
The following is a brief outline of the most common vehicle safety systems. Visit your Bosch Car Service professional to check your vehicle :
Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)
ESP prevents possible skidding if a vehicle gets out of control – for example, driving around a corner at too high of a speed. This system works by acting on the brake or engine control system to stop uncontrolled swerving.
Traction control system (TCS)
TCS regulates the drive torque to stop the wheels spinning on driving off or accelerating. This guarantees not only stability but also steerability.
Antilock braking system (ABS)
If the wheels lock up as a result of hard braking, the vehicle will no longer respond properly to steering action. ABS technology automatically reduces the brake pressure so that the individual wheels do not lock up; helping the driver retain control over the vehicle.