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2017-2018 Macan – Manual

2017-2018 Macan – Manual

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Information
Despite possible support by automatic headlight activation, it is the responsibility of the driver to switch on the driving lights using the conventional light switch in accordance with the relevant national regulations.

Activating the headlights using the driving light assistant therefore does not absolve the driver of responsibility for correct operation of the driving light.


Driving without lights
If you drive without lights, this may significantly restrict your visibility and also the ability of other road users to see your vehicle.

  • Always carefully monitor the automatic driving light control.

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 running lights
  2. Courtesy lights in the folded-out door mirrors (on vehicles with comfort memory or light comfort package.
  3. Front and rear position lights
  4. License plate lights

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

For information on adjusting the off delay of the courtesy lights on the multifunction display:

  1. Please see chapter "Adjusting the exterior lights off delay for the coming home and entry functions" on page 317.

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

The lights are switched off in the following cases:

  1. Ignition switched on
  2. When the light switch position is changed

For information on adjusting the off delay of the courtesy lights on the multifunction display:

  1. Please see chapter "Adjusting the exterior lights off delay for the coming home and entry functions" on page 317.

Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)

Activate static and dynamic cornering lights as well as the freeway function in darkness:

  • Turn light switch tosetting.

Static cornering lights
The function is available at speeds of up to approx. 80 mph (130 km/h) and is switched on when the steering wheel is turned.

Information
The static cornering lights are also available when the light switch is set to the position (low beam/driving lights).


Dynamic cornering light
Above a speed of approx. 5 mph (8 km/h), the low beam light is swiveled 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.

Freeway function in darkness
The distribution characteristics of the driving lights change when driving in darkness at vehicle speeds above 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

Fig 112: Camera position


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