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Opel Corsa: Active emergency braking / Emergency automatic braking

After activation of brake preparation system and just before the imminent collision, this function automatically applies limited braking to reduce the impact speed of the collision or prohibit a crash.

If active emergency braking is applied, Opel Corsa. Emergency automatic braking flashes in the instrument cluster.

Emergency automatic braking can only occur if a vehicle or a pedestrian ahead is detected.

Below a speed of 30 km/h, emergency automatic braking may slow down the vehicle to a complete stop. If the speed exceeds 30 km/h, emergency automatic braking reduces the speed. However, the driver must apply the brake.

Emergency automatic braking may slow the vehicle to a complete stop to try to avoid a potential crash.

  • Automatic transmission: If the vehicle comes to a complete stop, automatic braking is maintained for up to two seconds. Keep the brake pedal depressed to prevent the vehicle from starting off again.
  • Manual transmission: If the vehicle comes to a complete stop, the engine may stall. Operation of the function may be felt by a slight vibration in the brake pedal.

Warning

Emergency automatic braking is an emergency crash preparation feature and is not designed to avoid crashes. Do not rely on the system to brake the vehicle. Emergency automatic braking will not brake outside of its operating speed range and only responds to detected vehicles and pedestrians.

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