Front parking sensor's

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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by jtonline » Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:56 pm

There will no doubt be different systems for different countries and different years. I believe gilera is saying that on his/her car, by design, you have to momentarily select reverse gear for it to switch on the front sensors and they then switch themselves off again when a set speed is reached.
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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by switchback » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:29 pm

My front sensors stay activated for the duration of the manoeuvring once reverse has been selected. Quite simple really........ :roll: .

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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by gilera » Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:32 am

jtonline wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:56 pm
There will no doubt be different systems for different countries and different years. I believe gilera is saying that on his/her car, by design, you have to momentarily select reverse gear for it to switch on the front sensors and they then switch themselves off again when a set speed is reached.
Exactly, thanks for your explanation jtonline.

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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by Deleted User 1511 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:43 am

jtonline wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:56 pm
There will no doubt be different systems for different countries and different years. I believe gilera is saying that on his/her car, by design, you have to momentarily select reverse gear for it to switch on the front sensors and they then switch themselves off again when a set speed is reached.
So they dont operate if you drive nose first straight into a space - a flawed install renders them not fit for purpose.

Still not my car and not my problem...

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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by DaveG » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:26 pm

To have the front parking sensors activated by first selecting reverse gear is not uncommon, some Audi, BMW, and jaguar models have that system,
Although some can also alternatively be activated to be permantly on.
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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by gilera » Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:49 pm

CX3fan wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:43 am
jtonline wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:56 pm
There will no doubt be different systems for different countries and different years. I believe gilera is saying that on his/her car, by design, you have to momentarily select reverse gear for it to switch on the front sensors and they then switch themselves off again when a set speed is reached.
So they dont operate if you drive nose first straight into a space - a flawed install renders them not fit for purpose.

Still not my car and not my problem...
You are absolutely right have to stop, select reverse and then select back to forward.

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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by Strangways » Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:13 pm

With an auto you have to go through reverse to put it in drive. That means the front sensors are permanently active so I don't have any issues.
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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by gilera » Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:43 pm

They are not active all the time they turn off with speed (12km) so reverse has to be selected when you stop as you nose in to parking spot.
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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by Joval » Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:23 pm

Hi DaveG. My old Mazda 6 sport had f/r sensor's. If I pulled up to traffic lights sometimes the post for the lights is close enough to set them off. Or a pedestrian standing near the lights did the same.
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Re: Front parking sensor's

Post by DaveG » Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:17 pm

Joval wrote:
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:23 pm
Hi DaveG. My old Mazda 6 sport had f/r sensor's. If I pulled up to traffic lights sometimes the post for the lights is close enough to set them off. Or a pedestrian standing near the lights did the same.
Hi joval, thanks for your interest, it hasn't done it for a while you could be right however sometimes it has been the sensors directly in front ie the ones in the grill.
If it does it again I will check for a post or pedestrians, they don't go off in the normal manner, the display shows them intermittently changing from front to the sides.
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