When the distance to the detected vehicle in‐
creases, the vehicle symbol in the distance dis‐
play will move away.
If necessary, independent drive-off, such as by
stepping on the accelerator pedal or by pressing
the rocker switch.
Vehicle symbol flashes:
The conditions are not adequate
for the system to work.
The system was deactivated but
applies the brakes until you ac‐
tively resume control by press‐
ing on the brake pedal or accel‐
The vehicle symbol and dis‐
tance bars flash red and an
acoustic signal sounds:
Brake and make an evasive ma‐
neuver, if necessary.
Displays in the Head-up Display
Some system information can also be displayed
in the Head-up Display.
The symbol is displayed when the set
desired speed is reached.
The symbol is displayed when the dis‐
tance from the vehicle traveling ahead is
The distance information is active in the follow‐
▷ Active Cruise Control switched off.
▷ Display in the Head-up Display selected, refer
to page 149.
▷ Distance too short.
▷ Speed greater than approx. 40 mph/70 km/h.
The detection capacity of the system and the
automatic braking capacity are limited.
Two-wheeled vehicles for instance might not be
The system does not decelerate in the following
▷ For pedestrians or similarly slow-moving road
▷ For red traffic lights.
▷ For cross traffic.
▷ For oncoming traffic.
Driver assistance systems
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