Hyundai Kona: Forward Collision-avoidance Assist (FCA) system-sensor fusion type (Front radar + Front camera) / Limitations of the system

The Forward Collision avoidance assist (FCA) system system is designed to monitor the vehicle ahead or a pedestrian in the roadway through radar signals and camera recognition to warn the driver that a collision is imminent, and if necessary, apply emergency braking.

In certain situations, the radar sensor or the camera may not be able to detect the vehicle or pedestrian ahead. In these cases, the FCA system may not operate normally. The driver must pay careful attention in the following situations where the FCA operation may be limited.

System malfunction
Check Forward Collision Avoidance Assist system When the FCA is not working properly, the FCA warning light () will illuminate and the warning message will appear for a few seconds. After the m ...

Detecting vehicles
The sensor may be limited when: The radar sensor or camera is blocked with a foreign object or debris The camera lens is contaminated due to tinted, filmed or coated windshield, damaged glass, or ...

Other information:

Hyundai Kona (OS) 2018-2019 Owners Manual: Good driving practices
Never take the vehicle out of gear and coast down a hill. This is extremely dangerous. Don't "ride" the brakes. This can cause the brakes and related parts to overheat and malfunction. When you are driving down a long hill, slow down and shift to a lower gear. Engine braking will help slow ...

Hyundai Kona (OS) 2018-2019 Owners Manual: DCT warning messages
This warning message is displayed when vehicle is driven slowly on a grade and the vehicle detects that the brake pedal is not applied. Steep grade Driving up hills or on steep grades: To hold the vehicle on an incline use the foot brake or the parking brake. When in stop-and-go traffic on an i ...

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