Parking brake

Activating and deactivating the parking brake

Обновления 7/23/2018

Use the parking brake to prevent the car from rolling from stationary.

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Activating the parking brake

P5-1717-ALL-Parking brake activate

Pull the control upward.

The symbol in the driver display illuminates when the parking brake is activated.

Check that the car is stationary.

Symbol in the driver display

Symbol

Specification

P5-1507 Symbol Park brake

The symbol is illuminated when the parking brake is activated.

If the symbol flashes, it indicates a fault has occurred. Read the message in the driver display.

Automatic activation

The parking brake is activated automatically:

  • if the Auto hold function (automatic braking when stationary) is activated and the car has been stationary for a longer time (5-10 minutes).
  • when gear position P is selected on a steep hill.
  • when the car is switched off and the setting for automatic activation of the parking brake is activated in the centre display.

Emergency brake

In an emergency, the parking brake can be activated when the car is in motion by pulling and holding up the control. Braking stops when the control is released, or if the accelerator pedal is depressed.

Примечание

An acoustic signal sounds while emergency braking is active at high speeds.

Deactivating the parking brake

P5-1717-ALL-Parking brake release

Deactivate manually

Depress the brake pedal firmly.

Press the control down.

The parking brake releases and the symbol in the driver display extinguishes.

Deactivate automatically

Put the seatbelt on.

Depress the brake pedal firmly.

Start the car.

Select gear position D or R and depress the accelerator pedal.

The parking brake releases and the symbol in the driver display extinguishes.

Примечание

When the car is first started, the parking brake can be released automatically without the seatbelt fastened.


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