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Citroen C3: Active Safety Brake with Collision Risk Alert and Intelligent emergency braking assistance / Intelligent emergency braking assistance. Active Safety Brake. Malfunction

Intelligent emergency braking assistance

If the driver brakes, but not sufficiently to avoid a collision, this system will supplement the braking, within the limits of the laws of physics.

This assistance will only be provided if the driver presses the brake pedal.

Active Safety Brake

Citroen C3. Intelligent emergency braking assistance. Active Safety Brake. Malfunction

This function, also called automatic emergency braking, intervenes following the alerts if the driver does not react quickly enough and does not operate the vehicle's brakes.

It aims to reduce the speed of impact or avoid a collision where the driver fails to react.

Operation

The system operates under the following conditions:

  • The vehicle's speed does not exceed 37 mph (60 km/h) when a pedestrian is detected.
  • The vehicle's speed does not exceed 50 mph (80 km/h) when a stationary vehicle is detected.
  • The vehicle's speed is between 3 mph and 53 mph (5 km/h and 85 km/h) when a moving vehicle is detected.

Citroen C3. Intelligent emergency braking assistance. Active Safety Brake. Malfunction This warning lamp flashes (for approximately 10 seconds) as soon as the function acts on the vehicle’s braking.

With an automatic gearbox, in the event of automatic emergency braking until the vehicle comes to a complete stop, keep the brake pedal pressed down to prevent the vehicle from starting off again.

With a manual gearbox, in the event of automatic emergency braking until the vehicle comes to a complete stop, the engine may stall.

Citroen C3. Intelligent emergency braking assistance. Active Safety Brake. Malfunction The driver can maintain control of the vehicle at any time by sharply turning the steering wheel and/or sharply pressing the accelerator pedal.

Citroen C3. Intelligent emergency braking assistance. Active Safety Brake. Malfunction Operation of the function may be felt by slight vibration in the brake pedal. If the vehicle comes to a complete stop, the automatic braking is maintained for 1 to 2 seconds.

Malfunction

Citroen C3. Intelligent emergency braking assistance. Active Safety Brake. Malfunction In the event of a fault with the system, you are alerted by the fixed illumination of this warning lamp, accompanied by the display of a message and an audible signal.

Contact a CITROËN dealer or a qualified workshop to have the system checked.

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