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AUTO ACCESS HEIGHT

NOTES

Auto access height operation is more efficient and smooth with the Electric Parking Brake (EPB) applied and the brake pedal completely released.

Auto access height automatically lowers the electronic air suspension to the access height setting when the vehicle is parked. See ACCESS HEIGHT.

Auto access height is enabled or disabled, via the Vehicle settings and Convenience features instrument panel menus. See INSTRUMENT PANEL MENU.

Auto access height only operates if:

  • The suspension height is currently set at normal height.

  • Either the comfort or the rain ice snow driving mode is currently selected. See DRIVING MODES OPERATION.

Auto access height initially lowers the suspension height up to 20 mm below the normal height setting, after any of the following events:

  • The vehicle is stationary and any occupied seat belt is unbuckled.

  • The vehicle's electrical system is switched off.

If a door is opened, after the initial suspension lowering, auto access lowers the suspension to 40 mm below the normal height setting.

NOTES

If a door is not subsequently opened and the vehicle’s speed exceeds 40 km/h (25 mph), the suspension height returns to the normal height setting.

Auto access height lowers the suspension height, to 35 mm front and 30 mm rear, below normal height, if a door opens before:

  • An occupied seat belt is unbuckled.

  • The vehicle's electrical system is switched off.

To lower the vehicle to the full access height setting, press the down button (2). The full access height setting is 40 mm below the normal height setting.

Auto access height operates until 90 seconds after the vehicle becomes stationary.

Auto access height only operates once for each time the vehicle is stationary. If further operations are required while at the same location, use the instrument panel menus to disable and enable auto access height again. Alternatively, drive the vehicle at a speed above 7 km/h (4 mph) for 3 seconds or at a speed of more than 15 km/h (9 mph).

NOTES

The once only operation also applies if the vehicle has been stationary for more than 90 seconds without auto access height operation. If a door is opened after 90 seconds, the instrument panel displays a timed-out message.

Auto access height does not operate in the following conditions:

  • The suspension has entered into extended mode. See EXTENDED MODE.

  • The vehicle is parked on excessive inclines or declines, or on a very uneven surface.

  • If there are insufficient air reserves in the electronic air suspension system. In this event, the instrument panel displays an unavailable message when a door is next opened.