Ford Fusion Manuals

Ford Fusion: Using Adaptive Cruise Control (IF EQUIPPED) / Setting the Gap Distance

You can decrease or increase the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front by pressing the gap control.

Ford Fusion. Setting the Gap Distance Press and release to decrease the gap distance.

Ford Fusion. Setting the Gap Distance Press and release to increase the gap distance.

Ford Fusion. Setting the Gap Distance

The selected gap appears in the information display as shown by the bars in the image.

Note: The gap setting is time dependent and therefore the distance adjusts with your vehicle speed.

Note: It is your responsibility to select a gap appropriate to the driving conditions.

Adaptive Cruise Control Gap Settings

Ford Fusion. Setting the Gap Distance

Each time you switch the system on, it selects the last chosen gap setting.

    Following a Vehicle. Following a Vehicle to a Complete Stop

    Following a Vehicle WARNING: When following a vehicle that is braking, your vehicle does not always decelerate quickly enough to avoid a crash without driver intervention...

    Overriding the Set Speed. Changing the Set Speed

    Overriding the Set Speed WARNING: If you override the system by pressing the accelerator pedal, it does not automatically apply the brakes to maintain a gap from any vehicle ahead...

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    Ford Fusion 2013–2020 Owners Manual: Warning Lamps and Indicators


    The following warning lamps and indicators alert you to a vehicle condition that may become serious. Some lamps illuminate when you start your vehicle to make sure they work. If any lamps remain on after starting your vehicle, refer to the respective system warning lamp for further information...

    Ford Fusion 2013–2020 Owners Manual: Hilly Condition Usage. Switching Adaptive Cruise Control Off. Detection Issues


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    Cross Traffic Alert System Sensors

    Ford Fusion. Cross Traffic Alert System Sensors

    The sensors are behind the rear bumper on both sides of your vehicle.

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