Driving systems

Problem Possible causes/consequences and Solutions
distance

The red distance warning lamp lights up while the vehicle is in motion. A warning tone also sounds.

The warning is issued if you approach a stationary vehicle or a Risk of accident

The warning is issued if you approach a stationary vehicle or a vehicle driving ahead of you at too high a speed.
immediately. Be prepared to brake immediately.
the traffic situation. You may have to Pay careful attention to the traffic situation. You may have to brake or take evasive action.
More information about DISTRONIC PLUS and PRE-SAFE® Brake

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