Hill start assist

System which keeps your vehicle immobilised temporarily (approximately 2 seconds) when starting on a gradient, the time it takes to move your foot from the brake pedal to the accelerator pedal.

This function is only active when:

- the vehicle is completely stationary, with your foot on the brake pedal,
- in particular conditions on a slope,
- with the driver’s door closed.

The hill start assist cannot be deactivated.

Operation

On an ascending slope, with the vehicle stationary, the vehicle is held for

On an ascending slope, with the vehicle stationary, the vehicle is held for a brief moment when you release the brake pedal and you are in first gear or neutral.

it is being held in the hill start assist phase. Do not exit the vehicle while it is being held in the hill start assist phase.

If you need to exit the vehicle with the engine running, apply the parking

If you need to exit the vehicle with the engine running, apply the parking brake and ensure that this warning lamp in the instrument panel is on fixed.

On a descending slope, with the vehicle stationary and reverse gear engaged,

On a descending slope, with the vehicle stationary and reverse gear engaged, the vehicle is held for a brief moment when you release the brake pedal.

Operating fault

If a malfunction of the system occurs, these warning lamps come on. Have it checked

If a malfunction of the system occurs, these warning lamps come on. Have it checked by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

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