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2017-2018 Macan – Manual

2017-2018 Macan – Manual

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Switching off the driver card

  • Press and hold button A on the driver card for around 8 seconds until light indicator B goes out.
  • In order to extend battery life, switch off the driver card if it is not in use for a lengthy period.

Information
When traveling by aircraft, switch off the driver card in accordance with the applicable flight guidelines.


Activating PVTS Plus with the driver card

  • Switch off the ignition and take the driver card with you when leaving the vehicle.
    If the driver card is far enough away from the vehicle, PVTS Plus will be activated after around 70 seconds.
    Theft of the vehicle can be detected.

Deactivating PVTS Plus with the driver card

  • Place the driver card on the center console inside the vehicle or have it on your person.
    PVTS Plus is deactivated when the switched-on driver card is located inside the vehicle or is in the immediate vicinity of the vehicle.

Information

  1. Do not place the driver card in the trunk or engine compartment, or near metal objects such as coins.
  2. Stolen vehicle keys are used in many vehicle thefts. Do not attach the driver card to the vehicle key.

Information
PVTS Plus can recognize up to 7 driver keys per vehicle. If a driver card is added, deleted, or replaced, please contact an authorized Porsche dealer. Only one switched-on driver card must be present inside the vehicle.


Driver card malfunction
In exceptional cases (e.g., radio wave interference), the driver card may not be recognized. A warning message appears on the multifunction display.

  • Press button A on the driver card to initiate driver identification.

For information on warning messages on the multifunction display:

  1. Please see chapter "Warning and Information Messages" on page 327.

Emergency deactivation of the driver card

  • If PVTS Plus cannot be deactivated using the driver card (e.g., if the driver card battery is discharged or the driver card is lost), contact the Security Operating Center (SOC) and have the system deactivated.


Transport

If a vehicle is transported with the ignition switched on (e.g., on a ferry), activate transport mode.

If the vehicle is not transported in transport mode, the system may trigger a false alarm that you will be billed for (for further information, please visit www.porsche.com/connect).

Activating and deactivating transport mode

  • Please contact the Security Operating Center (SOC) before and after transporting the vehicle.

Service

PVTS Plus must be set to service mode in the following situations:

  1. During customer service (e.g., for regular servicing),
  2. When the vehicle battery is disconnected

If the vehicle is not serviced in service mode, the system may trigger a false alarm that you will be billed for (for further information, please visit www.porsche.com/connect).

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