Automatic Hold

The concept

This system assists the driver by automatically setting and releasing the brake, such as when moving in stop-and-go traffic.

The vehicle is automatically held in place when it is stationary.

On inclines, the system prevents the vehicle from rolling backward when driving away.

For your safety

the parking brake is set when:

▷ The engine is switched off.
▷ A door is opened and the driver's safety belt is unbuckled.
▷ The vehicle is braked to a standstill with the parking brake while driving.

green The indicator lamp switches from green to red and the letters AUTO H go out.

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Before driving away:

▷ Release the parking brake manually.
▷ Reactivate Automatic Hold.

Before leaving the vehicle with the engine running, Leaving the vehicle with the engine running
Before leaving the vehicle with the engine running, engage position P of the automatic transmission and ensure that the parking brake is set.

Otherwise, the vehicle may begin to roll.◀

Activating

Activating
Activating

Press the button. The LED in the button lights up and the indication AUTO H appears in the instrument panel.

Automatic Hold is activated.

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Deactivating

Press the button again, the LED in the button and the indication AUTO H in the instrument panel go out.

Automatic Hold is deactivated.

If the vehicle is being held by Automatic Hold, then press on the brake pedal to deactivate it.

When the parking brake is set manually, Automatic Hold is deactivated automatically.

Driving

Automatic Hold is activated: the vehicle is automatically secured against rolling when it stops.

green. The indicator lamp lights up in green.

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Step on the accelerator pedal to drive off.

The brake is released automatically.

The indicator lamp goes out.

Deactivate Automatic Hold; otherwise, the Before driving into a car wash
Deactivate Automatic Hold; otherwise, the parking brake will be set when the vehicle is stationary and the vehicle will no longer be able to roll.◀

Parking

The parking brake is automatically set if the engine is switched off while the vehicle is being held by Automatic Hold.

green The indicator lamp changes from green to red.

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The parking brake is not set if the engine is switched off while the vehicle is coasting to a halt. Automatic Hold is deactivated.

Take the remote control with you when Take the remote control with you Take the remote control with you when leaving the vehicle so that children, for example, cannot release the parking brake.◀

Malfunction

In the event of a failure or malfunction of the parking brake, secure the vehicle against rolling using a wheel chock, for example, when leaving it.

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