Using cruise control

WARNING:
Do not use cruise control in heavy traffic, on twisty roads or when the road surface is slippery.

Switching cruise control on
Switching cruise control on

Note: The system is ready for you to set a speed.

Setting a speed
Setting a speed

Press to store and maintain your current speed. The cruise control indicator will illuminate. See Warning lamps and indicators.

Changing the set speed

WARNING:
When you are going downhill, your speed may increase above the set speed. The system will not apply the brakes. Change down a gear and press the SET- switch to assist the system in maintaining the set speed.

Note: If you accelerate by pressing the accelerator pedal, the set speed will not change. When you release the accelerator pedal, you will return to the speed that you previously set.

Accelerate A
Accelerate A
Decelerate B

Cancelling the set speed
Cancelling the set speed

Press the brake pedal or the RES switch.

Note: The system will no longer control your speed. The cruise control indicator will not illuminate but the system will retain the speed that you previously set.

Resuming the set speed
Resuming the set speed

The cruise control indicator will illuminate and the system will attempt to resume the speed that you previously set.

Switching cruise control off
Switching cruise control off

The system will not retain the speed that you previously set. The cruise control indicator will not illuminate.

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