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Old 09-05-2011, 03:01 AM
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Cant find any info about this in the manual or dvd.All I know is that I can disable the function on the dash computer.What is it?
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Old 09-05-2011, 03:22 AM
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When you're stopped facing uphill, and let off the breaks, it holds the breaks till you hit the gas so you dont roll backwards. I find it usefull even in traffic
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yeah what he said.

I have a relatively steep driveway and LOVE this feature.

It not only holds the brakes till you press the gas pedal, it continues to hold it to a proportionate level.

i.e. press the gas lightly and the brake is released lightly.
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Thanks,thats useful,wondered what was going on with the brakes on the hill.Should it be on or off when towing?
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its on when towing and a great feature it holds my truck and 2500 lb pop up just fine on the hill and even better when backing DOWN my drive way when I have to pull up to straighten out it does not slip down the drive way at all..
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My hill assist is on & i still need to press the gas a bit for it not to roll back
i have driven almost every kind of vehicle there is, so i do it automatically when needed
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Just like what everybody said on a hill you can push the brake pedal all the way to the floor and it will hold it after you take your foot off the brake
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It only holds for 10 seconds and then lets off. Atleast mine does.
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