Ford Fusion: Principle of operation - Parking aid - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: Principle of operation

WARNING:

The parking aid does not relieve youof your responsibility to drive withdue care and attention.

CAUTIONS:

Vehicles fitted with a trailer towmodule not approved by us may notcorrectly detect obstacles.

The sensors may not detect objectsin heavy rain or other conditions thatcause disruptive reflections.

The sensors may not detect objectswith surfaces that absorb ultrasonicwaves.

The parking aid does not detectobstacles moving away from thevehicle. They will only be detectedshortly after they start to move towardsthe vehicle again.

Take particular care when reversingwith a tow ball arm or rear fittedaccessories e.g. a bicycle carrier, asthe rear parking aid will only indicate thedistance from the bumper to the obstacle.

If you use a high pressure spray towash your vehicle, only spray thesensors briefly from a distance notless than 20 centimetres (8 inches).

Note: On vehicles fitted with a tow ballarm, the parking aid is deactivatedautomatically when any trailer lamps (orlighting boards) are connected to the13-pin socket via a trailer tow module wehave approved.

Note: Keep the sensors free from dirt,ice and snow. Do not clean with sharpobjects.

Note: The parking aid may emit falsetones if it detects a signal using the samefrequency as the sensors or if the vehicleis fully laden.

Note: The outer sensors may detect theside walls of a garage. If the distancebetween the outer sensor and the sidewall remains constant for three seconds,the tone will switch off. As you continue,the inner sensors will detect rearwardobjects.

    Using the parking aid
    Switching the parking aid onand off Note: The parking aid switches offautomatically when you start the engineor when you exceed 16 km/h (10 mph). Note: The front and rear sensors arealways activated ...

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