Op. No.: 36687 36630
Front parking assistance is an excellent system that warns of obstructions when you have limited space in front of the car, e.g. with tight parking.
The system is activated when the speed is less than 15 km/h (10 mph). A signal indicates distance to objects in front of the car. When an object is indicated, the radio's/stereo's sound level is muted and a pulsating "buzzer tone" comes from the car's front speakers. The tone starts to sound when approx. 80 cm (30 in) remains to an obstacle and becomes a constant tone when the distance is approx. 30 cm (12 in) from the front bumper. To be able to differ between front and rear systems, different frequencies are used for the tone and the sound comes from different speakers, front or back.
The kit consists of wiring and four sensors that are installed just about invisibly in the front bumper. The sensors are painted in the same colour as the car's bumper.
The system can sometimes generate "false" signals as a reaction to external sound sources with the same frequency as the system's sensors. Typical sources are horns, wet tyres on asphalt, air brakes and motorcycles' exhaust pipes. The switch below makes it easy to turn the system off.
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Facts and advantages
Makes you aware of obstacles when parallel parking or the like
0.7 kg (1.5 lbs)
Front parking assistance can only be used in combination with rear parking assistance. Not in combination with auxiliary lights.
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