▷ If a maximum number of parking attempts
or the time taken for parking is exceeded.
▷ If the Park Distance Control PDC displays
clearances that are too small.
▷ When switching to another function on the
A Check Control message is displayed.
An interrupted parking procedure can be con‐
tinued, if needed.
Reactivate the parking assistant, refer to
page 146, and follow the instructions on the
The system can be switched off as follows:
▷ Press park assistance button.
▷ Switching off the ignition.
The system can react incorrectly or not
at all due to the system limits. There is a risk of
accidents or risk of property damage. Observe
the information regarding the system limits
and actively intervene, if needed.◀
No parking assistance
The parking assistant does not offer assis‐
tance in the following situations:
▷ In tight curves.
The system may not be fully functional in the
▷ On bumpy road surfaces such as gravel
▷ On slippery ground.
▷ On steep uphill or downhill grades.
▷ With accumulations of leaves/snow in the
▷ With a mounted emergency wheel.
▷ With ditches or edges, for instance an
edge of a port.
Limits of ultrasonic measurement
Ultrasonic measurements might not function in
the following situations:
▷ For small children and animals.
▷ For persons with certain clothing, e.g.,
▷ With external interference of the ultra‐
sound, e.g., from passing vehicles or loud
▷ When sensors are dirty, iced over, dam‐
aged or out of position.
▷ Under certain weather conditions such as
high relative humidity, rain, snowfall, ex‐
treme heat or strong wind.
▷ With tow bars and trailer couplings of other
▷ With thin or wedge-shaped objects.
▷ With moving objects.
▷ With elevated, protruding objects such as
ledges or cargo.
▷ With objects with corners and sharp edges.
▷ With objects with a fine surface structure
such as fences.
▷ For objects with porous surfaces.
▷ If cargo protrudes.
▷ Low objects already displayed, e.g., curbs,
can move into the blind area of the sensors
before or after a continuous tone sounds.
Parking spaces that are not suitable may be
detected or suitable parking spaces may not
be detected at all.
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