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Cleaning the System

If FPB does not seem to operate

properly, cleaning the outside of the windshield in front of the rearview mirror may correct the issue.

Night Vision System

If equipped, this system can help the

driver see and alert the driver to

pedestrians or large animals ahead of the vehicle beyond the area lit by the headlamps. A thermal heat image of

the view ahead is displayed when it is dark enough outside. If a pedestrian

or large animal is detected more than 25 m (82 ft) away, an amber

pedestrian or animal icon displays and a box appears around the pedestrian

or animal. When the system detects that the vehicle is approaching a

pedestrian ahead much too quickly, the box changes to red.

With the Front Pedestrian Braking system turned on, Night Vision

provides a red Head-Up Display (HUD) alert when the system detects that the vehicle is approaching a pedestrian

ahead much too quickly. In addition,

an alert beeps or the Safety Alert Seat pulses, if equipped. See Front

Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System 0 270.


{ Warning

The system does not detect all

objects or the vehicle distance from objects. The system may not

provide a warning with enough time to help avoid a crash.

1. Low-Beam Headlamps

2. High-Beam Headlamps

3. Night Vision System

By selecting a view on the instrument cluster, the Night Vision image can be displayed.

See Instrument Cluster (Base Level)

0 127 or Instrument Cluster (Uplevel) 0 130. The Night Vision system can operate only if:

. The ignition is on.

. The vehicle is in P (Park) or a forward gear.

. It is dark enough outside.

. The headlamps are on.





Adjust the instrument panel

brightness to make the image no brighter than necessary. Turn the

image off by selecting another view on the instrument cluster.

Warm objects, such as pedestrians, animals, and other moving vehicles, should appear whiter on the Night Vision display. Cold objects, such as the sky, signs, and parked vehicles, should appear darker. Night Vision

only shows objects that are warmer or colder than the surroundings. It does not detect brake lamps, turn signals,

emergency flashers, traffic lights, or sign information.

Use this system as an aid by

occasionally glancing at the image. Do not stare at the image or use the

image under well-lit conditions.


{ Warning

Do not stare at the image while driving as this might cause

important objects ahead not to be seen. You could crash, and you or others could be injured.

When a pedestrian or large animal is detected, an amber box displays

around the pedestrian or animal on

the Night Vision display and an amber pedestrian icon, ~, or animal

icon, !, displays on the instrument cluster. This pedestrian icon is also

shown on the Head-Up Display (HUD).

When the system detects the vehicle

is approaching a pedestrian much too quickly, the amber pedestrian icon

and box turns red, and a red flashing icon, ~, displays on the HUD with

rapid beeping or pulsing of the Safety Alert Seat, if equipped.

System pedestrian icons, beeps, and

(if equipped) Safety Alert Seat pulses can be set to Off through vehicle

personalization by turning off the

Front Pedestrian Braking system. See

Front Pedestrian Detectionin

Collision/Detection Systemsunder

Vehicle Personalization 0 168.

{ Warning

The Night Vision system does not automatically brake the vehicle.

It does not provide alerts unless it detects a pedestrian or large

animal. The system may not detect pedestrians, including children,

or animals:

. If they are less than 25 m (82 ft) away.

. If they are not directly ahead in the sensor coverage area,

fully visible, standing upright, or part of a group.

. If the pedestrian or animal is moving too quickly through

the field of view, such as a bicyclist.

. If the pedestrian is wearing certain types of clothing.

. If headlamps are off, except when parked.

. If the outside temperature is higher than 30 °C (86 °F).