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Ford Fusion: Cross Traffic Alert (IF EQUIPPED) / Cross Traffic Alert Behavior When Trailer is Attached. Switching the System On and Off

Ford Fusion 2013–2020 Owners Manual / Driving Aids / Cross Traffic Alert (IF EQUIPPED) / Cross Traffic Alert Behavior When Trailer is Attached. Switching the System On and Off

Cross Traffic Alert Behavior When Trailer is Attached

Note: The system may not correctly operate when towing a trailer. For vehicles with an approved trailer tow module and tow bar, the system turns off when you attach a trailer. For vehicles with an aftermarket trailer tow module or tow bar, we recommend that you switch the system off when you attach a trailer.

Cross traffic alert remains on when you attach a trailer in vehicles that come with blind spot information system with trailer tow under the following conditions:

You connect a trailer.

The trailer is a bike rack or cargo rack with a maximum length of 3 ft (1 m).

You set the trailer length to 3 ft (1 m) in the information display.

See Blind Spot Information System.

Switching the System On and Off

To switch the system on or off, adjust the setting. Depending on your vehicle options, the setting could be in the following:

  • Information display.
  • Touchscreen.

Note: The system turns on every time you switch the ignition on. To permanently switch the system off, contact an authorized dealer.

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