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Driver Information Center (DIC). See Driver Information Center (DIC) 0 160. The minimum following time is

0.5 seconds away. If there is no vehicle detected ahead, or the vehicle ahead is out of sensor range, dashes will be


Unnecessary Alerts

FCA may provide unnecessary alerts

for turning vehicles, vehicles in other lanes, objects that are not vehicles,

or shadows. These alerts are normal operation and the vehicle does not

need service.

Cleaning the System

If the FCA system does not seem to

operate properly, this may correct the issue:

. Clean the outside of the

windshield in front of the rearview mirror.

. Clean the entire front of the vehicle.

. Clean the headlamps.

Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)

If the vehicle has Forward Collision Alert (FCA), it also has FAB, which

includes Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA).

When the system detects a vehicle

ahead in your path that is traveling in the same direction that you may be

about to crash into, it can provide a boost to braking or automatically

brake the vehicle. This can help avoid or lessen the severity of crashes when driving in a forward gear. Depending

on the situation, the vehicle may

automatically brake moderately or

hard. This forward automatic braking can only occur if a vehicle is detected.

This is shown by the FCA vehicle

ahead indicator being lit. See Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System 0 267.

The system works when driving in a

forward gear between 8 km/h (5 mph) and 80 km/h (50 mph), or on vehicles with Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC),

above 4 km/h (2 mph). It can detect vehicles up to approximately 60 m

(197 ft).

{ Warning

FAB is an emergency crash

preparation feature and is not

designed to avoid crashes. Do not rely on FAB to brake the vehicle.

FAB will not brake outside of its operating speed range and only

responds to detected vehicles. FAB may not:

. Detect a vehicle ahead on

winding or hilly roads.

. Detect all vehicles, especially vehicles with a trailer,

tractors, muddy vehicles, etc.

. Detect a vehicle when

weather limits visibility, such as in fog, rain, or snow.

. Detect a vehicle ahead if it is partially blocked by

pedestrians or other objects.

Complete attention is always

required while driving, and you

should be ready to take action and apply the brakes and/or steer the

vehicle to avoid crashes.