"save my brakes" when driving in the mountains.

Asked by Oct 20, 2015 at 10:43 AM about the 2002 Lexus ES 300

Question type: General

I am driving in the Smoky Mountains.  I know there is a way to save the
brakes by using the gears.  Can you tell me how?

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By down gearing at stops, if automatic ,pull shifter back into lower next gear,if manual drop back to lower gear,

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And stay out of overdrive, do not exceed 45MPH.

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