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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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    Wet roads
    WARNING After driving in heavy rain for some time without applying the brakes or through water deep enough to wet brake components, the first braking action may be somewhat reduced. You h ...

    Uniform tire quality grading
    DOT (Department of Transportation) Quality Grades: All passenger car tires must conform to federal safety requirements in addition to these grades. Quality grades can be found where applicable on ...

    Main components of occupant classification system
    • A detection device located within the front passenger seat frame. • Electronic system to determine whether the front passenger air bag system should be activated or deactivated. • A warnin ...