Adaptive cruise control* - symbols and messages
The adaptive cruise control (ACC – Adaptive Cruise Control) helps the driver to maintain an even speed combined with a pre-selected time interval to the vehicle ahead.
Sometimes the adaptive cruise control may display a symbol and/or text message. Here are some examples - follow the recommendation given if appropriate:
|The symbol is WHITE
|Adaptive cruise control is set to standby mode.
|The symbol is GREEN
|The car maintains the stored speed.
|Standard cruise control is selected manually.
|Set ESC to Normal to enable Cruise
|The adaptive cruise control cannot be activated until ESC has been set in Normal mode - Stability system.
|Adaptive cruise control cancelled
|The adaptive cruise control has been deactivated - the driver has to regulate the speed himself.
|Adaptive cruise control unavailable
The adaptive cruise control cannot be activated.
This could be due to:
For more information about fault tracing, see section Fault tracing and action
|Radar blocked See manual
The adaptive cruise control is temporarily disengaged.
The driver can then choose to switch to normal Cruise control (CC) - a text message provides information on appropriate alternatives.
Read more about radar sensor limitations.
|Adaptive cruise control Service required
The adaptive cruise control is disengaged.
|Press brake to hold vehicle + acoustic alarm + warning light in windscreen + "pulling" brakes2
The car is at a standstill and the adaptive cruise control will release the foot brake, which is why the car may start rolling soon.
|Below 30 km/h Lead vehicle required2
|Shown in the event of attempts to activate the adaptive cruise control at speeds below 30 km/h (20 mph) without a vehicle in front within the activation distance.