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2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

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Automatic Coming Home lights (Welcome Home function/Entry function)
Switching on automatic Coming Home lights

  • Set light switch to .

The following lights remain switched on for a certain period to allow you to get in and out of your vehicle safely and with improved visibility in darkness:

  1. Daytime driving lights,
  2. Courtesy lights in the door mirrors (on vehicles with comfort memory),
  3. Front and rear side marker lights,
  4. License plate lights.

Welcome Home function (off delay)
When the vehicle is locked, the lights remain switched on for the duration of the off delay preset on the multi-function display.

For information on adjusting the off delay of the external lights on the multi-function display:

  • Please see the chapter "ADJUSTING EXTERIOR LIGHTS" on page 133.

Entry function
When the vehicle is unlocked, the area around the vehicle is illuminated for the duration of the off delay preset on the multi-function display.

The lights are switched off when the ignition is switched on or the light switch is set to a position other than .

For information on adjusting the off delay of the external lights on the multi-function display:

  • Please see the chapter "ADJUSTING EXTERIOR LIGHTS" on page 133.

Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)
Static cornering light
The static cornering light is activated in darkness and when the light switch is set to position or . The function is available at speeds of up to 80 mph (130 km/h) and switches on when the steering wheel is turned.

The static cornering light is not switched on when high beam is activated.

Dynamic cornering light
At speeds greater than 5 mph (8 km/h), the low beam or high beam headlight is swivelled in the direction of the curve to illuminate the road more clearly, depending on the speed of the vehicle and the extent to which the steering wheel is turned.

In the event of a fault in the dynamic cornering light, the PDLS warning light in the instrument panel starts flashing and a warning message appears on the multi-function display of the instrument panel.

For information on warning messages on the multi-function display:

  • Please see the chapter "OVERVIEW OF WARNING AND INFORMATION MESSAGES" on page 140.

Highway function in darkness
The distribution characteristics of the low beam change when driving in darkness at vehicle speeds of more than approx. 80 mph (130 km/h).

The light beam becomes longer and the field of vision increases.


Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS Plus)
High Beam Assistant
When High Beam Assistant is switched on, a camera A detects the light sources of oncoming vehicles and vehicles in front, and automatically selects between low beam and high beam.

The function activates in darkness if the following conditions are present:

  1. Light switch position is selected.
  2. Vehicle speed is more than approx. 37 mph (60 km/h).
  3. High Beam Assistant is activated on the multi-function display in the instrument panel.
    Please see the chapter "ACTIVATING AND DEACTIVATING HIGH BEAM ASSISTANT" on page 134.
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