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What driving assist systems are present?
Your car has a number of systems designed to provide assistance during specific types of driving and stopping. Each system works as part of the overall network, but is also at least somewhat independent. Here’s a rundown of the various...
What does the Overdrive Cancel and Grade Assist light mean on the dash?
If your car is equipped with it, the Overdrive Cancel and Grade Assist system is designed to help with driving on steep grades and in other treacherous conditions. If the light is on in your dash, it means that the...
What does it mean if the Overdrive Cancel Light is on in the dash?
Your car’s transmission is equipped with an overdrive gear that’s used for normal highway driving (at speed). However, you can turn overdrive off by pressing the button on the gearshift. This will turn off overdrive and turn on the grade...
What does the rear park aid feature do in the message center?
If your car is equipped with the rear park aid system, you can access some of the functionality for that through the message center. The rear park aid system is optional equipment, and is designed to provide assistance when backing...
How do you cancel active park assist?
While the (optional) active park assist (APA) system on your car provides you with automated assistance for parallel parking, there may be times that you need to cancel the procedure. Don’t worry – it’s easy. Use any of these methods:...
How does the active park assist system work?
Parallel parking is no fun, even if you’re an experienced veteran. If your car has the active park assist (APA) system, then you’ve got some extra help to make the process easier. This is an automated system that actually scans...
What should I do to troubleshoot the active park assist system?
While your car’s active park assist (APA) system isn’t designed to require maintenance, there may be problems that crop up from time to time. The following list should give you the ability to troubleshoot some common problems on your own:...
How do you turn the Park Aid system on or off?
While not all Fusions are equipped with the Park Aid system, if your car is, then you have an important tool for enhancing your safety. Simply put, the system is designed to give you an audible warning if it detects...
What does the “Check park aid” warning mean in the message center?
If your car is equipped with the Park Aid System (not all Fusions have this system), you may see a warning reading “Check park aid” displayed in the message center. If you do, it means that the Park Aid system...
What does the hill-start assist control system do?
The hill-start control system is designed to help keep you from rolling backward when you stop and then start again on a hill, or you’re driving in slippery conditions on a slope. Anyone who’s ever felt their stomach lurch as...
Why does the hill-start assist control buzzer sound?
The hill-start assist control system in your car is more than handy – it’s designed to provide substantial safety when starting on a hill after coming to a stop by preventing your car from rolling backward. The system works by...
What does the downhill assist control system do?
If your car is equipped with the downhill assist control (DAC) system (optional equipment), you have the capability of driving down a steep grade without having to use the brakes. This is important because riding your brakes for a long...
How do the driving assist systems work?
The car is equipped with driving assist systems to help provide protection and increased performance. Antilock Brake System or ABS – this system helps prevent the wheels from locking up when you press on the brakes or when you...
How does the blind spot monitor work?
The Blind Spot Monitor or BSM helps protect you when you switch lanes. Press the main switch located on the left side of the dashboard. This turns the system on or off. When a vehicle comes in the blind spot...

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