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V40
2016 Early

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BLIS and CTA - symbols and messages

In situations where the BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) and CTA functions fail or are interrupted, the combined instrument panel may show a symbol, supplemented by an explanatory message. Follow any recommendation given.

Combined instrument cluster - meaning of warning symbols

The warning symbols alert the driver that an important function is activated, or that a serious error or a serious failure has occurred.

Distance Warning* - symbols and messages

The Distance Warning function (Distance Alert) warns the driver if the time interval to the vehicle ahead becomes too short.

Collision warning system* - symbols and messages

"Collision Warning with Auto Brake and Cyclist and Pedestrian Detection" is an aid to assist the driver when there is a risk of colliding with a pedestrian, bicycle or vehicle in front that are stationary or moving in the same direction.

Lane Keeping Aid - symbols and messages

In situations where there is no Lane assistance function, a symbol may be shown in the combined instrument panel in combination with an explanatory message - follow the recommendation given if appropriate.

Active Park Assist (PAP)* - symbols and messages

The Park Assist Pilot (PAP – Park Assist Pilot) helps the driver to park by first checking whether a space is sufficiently large and then turning the steering wheel and steering the car into the space.

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:

Start/Stop* - symbols and messages

The Start/Stop function can show text messages in the combined instrument panel.

Driver Alert Control (DAC)* - symbols and messages

Driver Alert Control - DAC can show symbols and text messages in the combined instrument panel or in the centre console's screen in different situations.

Electronic stability control (ESC) - symbols and messages

Stability system ESC (Electronic Stability Control) helps the driver to avoid skidding and improves the car's traction.

Messages

When a warning, information or indicator symbol illuminates, a corresponding message appears on the information display.

Combined instrument panel - meaning of indicator symbols

The indicator symbols alert the driver that a function is activated, that the system is operating, or that an error or failure has occurred.

Alcohol lock* - symbols and messages

The function of the alcohol lock is to prevent the car from being driven by individuals under the influence of alcohol.In addition to the previously described messages related to how the alcohol lock works before starting the engine, the following can also be displayed:

City Safety™ - symbols and messages

In conjunction with automatic braking by the City Safety™ system, one or more symbols may illuminate in the combined instrument panel and a text message may be shown. A text message can be acknowledged by briefly pressing the OK button on the direction indicator stalk.

Messages - handling

Use the left-hand stalk switch to acknowledge and browse among messages that are shown in the information display of the combined instrument panel.

Display texts in the combined instrument panel

Display texts in the combined instrument panel that appear in the articles are listed in the table below.

Symbols in the display

There are a variety of different symbols in the display in the car. The symbols are divided into warning, indicator and information symbols.