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Old 09-29-2013, 08:10 AM   #1
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Reverse Sensor Glitch

I searched and didn't find anything like this.

I'm really enjoying my '13 SE 5 speed. I have 1 odd thing happening. If I start the car in reverse and quickly shift into neutral or 1st gear the reverse sensor option stays on in the display. Using the buttons on the steering wheel won't get rid of it. If I shift in/out of reverse it will go away. Leaving it in reverse a while when I first start keeps it from happening.

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Old 09-30-2013, 07:23 AM   #2
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I've had this happen from time-to-time on my '13 Titanium. It goes away when I turn my cruise control on.
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Old 09-30-2013, 10:53 AM   #3
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Happens to me about 1 in 10.
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Hi everyone,

I recommend bringing this to the attention of your dealership so they can check it out. If you don't want to make a special trip, you can always mention it at your next maintenance appointment. As always, if you have any questions or concern, feel free to drop me a line via PM.

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Old 09-30-2013, 12:52 PM   #5
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I searched and didn't find anything like this.

I'm really enjoying my '13 SE 5 speed. I have 1 odd thing happening. If I start the car in reverse and quickly shift into neutral or 1st gear the reverse sensor option stays on in the display. Using the buttons on the steering wheel won't get rid of it. If I shift in/out of reverse it will go away. Leaving it in reverse a while when I first start keeps it from happening.

Anybody else seen this? Thanks!
Does it go away after you start moving forward? It sounds like you may be confusing the system into thinking a setting for showing the camera until you start moving forward at a slow speed is selected. I can't recall exactly what they call this feature... I'm sure someone else can though.
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Old 09-30-2013, 01:11 PM   #6
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Same here

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Old 09-30-2013, 07:53 PM   #7
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Happens to me as well. I'd be curious to know if this is "normal." This is the first time I've read about it on here. As mentioned above, hit the paddle to turn on cruise, you can either use cruise or turn cruise off immediately. Took me a couple of instances of it happening before I came up with this workaround.
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Happens to me often and it's just an inconvenience. When you have it in reverse for a small amount of time and shift it out of reverse before the reverse sensor on/off screen has time to show up. That's when it happens.

I'll bet anyone with reverse sensors can make it happen.

Backing out of my garage is slightly downhill so I just need to get the car rolling in reverse and I take it out of reverse into neutral in about 1 to 2 seconds. I'm in neutral before the reverse sensor on/off screen shows up and it will stay there until the car is shifted back to reverse, then shift out of reverse while the on/off screen is showing.
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:22 AM   #9
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Does it go away after you start moving forward? It sounds like you may be confusing the system into thinking a setting for showing the camera until you start moving forward at a slow speed is selected. I can't recall exactly what they call this feature... I'm sure someone else can though.
Nope, it stays in the display. Shutting the car off clears it and going in/out of reverse clears it.

Now I know about the cruise trick I'll try that next time.
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Old 10-02-2013, 06:52 AM   #10
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Turning cruise on/off works great to clear it. Thanks for the tip!
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