I have a 2010 Mercedes C-300 with six speed standard transmission. I'm wondering if it is wise to downshift to get engine compression to help slow down the vehicle when stopping to lessen brake wear? ...
Lately I have started losing my brakes in that they won't ease on, the pedal goes almost all the way to the floor then at the last little bit the brakes engage fully and pretty much make the tires ...
Possible Duplicate: Does Downshifting (Engine Braking) Cause Extra Wear and Tear? Edit: As mentioned in the comments: Duplicate of Does Downshifting (Engine Braking) Cause Extra Wear and ...