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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Displays, warning and indicator lamps

Fig. 166 In the instrument cluster display: ACC deactivated temporarily; vehicle detected ahead, time interval set

Fig. 167 In the instrument cluster display: ACC active: vehicle detected ahead, time interval is being set

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Displays

Display fields   or  :

  1. Vehicle ahead when ACC is inactive.
  2. Selected distance range when ACC is inactive.
  3. Vehicle detected ahead. ACC is active.
  4. Setting the time interval to the vehicle in front while travelling at stored speed.
  5. Time interval to the vehicle in front while travelling at stored speed has been set.

Warning and indicator lamps

Lit up Possible cause   Solution
ACC speed reduction between the vehicle ahead is insufficient. Brake! Depress the brake pedal. The system tells the driver to take control.
ACC currently not available.a) Switch off the engine and restart it while stationary. Inspect the radar sensor (for dirt, ice etc.). Go to a qualified workshop immediately and have the system checked if it is constantly unavailable.
ACC is active. No vehicle has been detected ahead. The set speed is kept constant.
When displayed in white: ACC active. Vehicle detected ahead. ACC regulates the speed and the distance from the vehicle ahead.
When displayed in grey: ACC not active. System switched on, does not regulate.
ACC is active.

Several warning and indicator lamps will light up briefly as a functional check when the ignition is switched on. They will switch off after a few seconds.

WARNING

Failure to observe the warning lamps and text messages could lead to accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

Failure to observe illuminated indicator lamps and text messages can lead to your vehicle being damaged.

When the ACC is switched on, some ACC-related displays in the instrument cluster can be overwritten by other functions, incoming telephone calls for example.

a) Displayed in colour on an instrument cluster with colour display.

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