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Steering wheel vibration

Frequent activation of the steering wheel vibration causes the system to overheat.

This causes Active Blind Spot Detection to become deactivated.

Let the system cool and reactivate it by pressing the button.

    System limits
    Personal responsibility The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver's personal judgment of the traffic situation. In the event of a warning, do not jerk the steering wheel, as you ...

    Radar sensors
    The radar sensors are located under the rear bumper. The system may not be fully functional in the following situations: ▷ Dirty or icy bumper. ▷ Stickers on the bumper. A Check ...

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    Storing and maintaining the current speed
    You can store the current speed if you are driving faster than 20 mph (30 km/h). •► Accelerate the vehicle to the desired speed. •► Briefly press the cruise control lever up 1 ...

    Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
    The vehicle may have a Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) system. Read this entire section before using the system. WARNING! SBZA does not detect vehicles rapidly approaching outside of the side ...

    Maintenance and care
    Cleaning and protecting your vehicle, performing do-ityourself maintenance, and maintenance information. ...