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Offline Ian345

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Forward Obstruction Warning Lamp occaisionally showing amber
« on: November 14, 2017, 01:22:54 PM »
Hi all,
2017 Gen 3 1.5D Sport Nav.
Has anyone else experienced the Forward Obstruction Warning Lamp occaisionally showing amber?
It has happened 3 times now, for about 5-15 minutes and then goes out. This is over about a 6 week period.
Reluctant to take it all the way to my dealership for them to say no fault found (as I can guarantee it won't be on when I take it there)

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Re: Forward Obstruction Warning Lamp occaisionally showing amber
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 04:04:11 PM »


Forward Obstruction Warning Sensors   ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
Look at life through the windscreen, not the rearview mirror.
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Re: Forward Obstruction Warning Lamp occaisionally showing amber
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 06:43:50 PM »
If I remember correctly the system is based on a pair of cameras behind the rear view mirror. Was the windscreen clean at the time? Dirt over the sensors doesn't tend to be good for this sort of thing.

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Re: Forward Obstruction Warning Lamp occaisionally showing amber
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 06:43:50 PM »