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VW Tiguan 2021 Owner's Manual ➜ Lane Departure Warning Assist (Lane Assist)

Some settings can be saved in customization  
skilled. Volkswagen recommends a Volkswagen dealer.  
function user accounts and can be changed automatically  
when switching user accounts ÿ p. 40.  
Lane Departure Warning  
Assistant (Lane Assist)  
Problems and solutions  
Introduction to the topic  
,
Keep in mind  
on page 193.  
at the beginning of this chapter,  
Within its limitations, Lane Assist assists the driver in  
Front Assist connecting  
keeping the vehicle in its lane. This feature is not intended  
or intended to automatically keep the vehicle in lane.  
The control indicator lights up white.  
— Front Assist is temporarily unavailable or limited. After a brief  
drive in a straight line, Front Assist is available and the control  
indicator goes out. If the vehicle does not move, the warning  
light stays on.  
Lane Departure Warning Assist detects lane markings with a  
camera behind the windscreen. When the vehicle gets too  
Front Assist is not available, the radar sensor has insufficient  
visibility  
close to a detected lane boundary line, the system warns the  
driver by correcting the steering. The driver can override this  
steering correction at any time.  
— The radar sensor is dirty. Clean the radar sensor ÿ p. 382.  
— The visibility of the radar sensor is  
diminished by weather factors, e.g. eg, snow, or by residues  
of detergent or some coating. Clean the radar sensor ÿ p.  
382.  
Speed Range Lane  
Departure Warning Assist is ready to regulate, within its  
limitations, speeds above approx. 60 km/h (35 mph). if it detects  
lane boundary lines (active state).  
— The visibility of the radar sensor is  
diminished by accessories, trim frames for license plate  
holders or stickers. Leave the area around the radar sensor  
free.  
WARNING  
— The radar sensor is out of adjustment or damaged,  
p. For example, due to damage to the front of the vehicle.  
Check for any visible damage ÿ p. 389.  
The intelligent technology of Lane Departure Warning Assist  
cannot overcome the limits imposed by the laws of physics  
and only works within the limits of the system. If Lane Departure  
Warning Assist is used carelessly or inadvertently, accidents  
— Painting or modification work has been carried out  
structural sections on the front of the vehicle.  
and serious injuries may result. The system cannot replace the  
driver's attention or steering wheel movements.  
— The original Volkswagen emblem is not being used.  
· Always adapt the speed and the safety distance with respect  
to the preceding vehicle depending on the visibility, weather,  
road and traffic conditions.  
— If the problem persists, disconnect the Front Assist and go to a  
duly qualified specialized workshop. Volkswagen recommends  
a Volkswagen dealer.  
· Always keep your hands on the wheel to be ready to intervene  
in the steering at any time. The driver is always responsible  
for keeping the vehicle in its lane.  
Front Assist does not work as expected or intervenes  
several times inopportunely  
— The radar sensor is dirty. Clean the sensor  
radar ÿ p. 382.  
· Cancel immediately any inopportune intervention of the  
system by moving the steering wheel.  
— System limits are exceeded ÿ p. 194.  
— If the problem persists, disconnect the Front Assist and go to a  
specialized workshop duly  
Take into account the indications on the instrument panel  
screen and act accordingly  
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to them if the traffic situation allows it.  
Lane departure warning system not available  
tea.  
The system is not available in the following cases (passive state):  
— You are driving at a speed less than approx. 55 km/h (approx.  
· Always carefully observe the surroundings of the vehicle  
and drive in a proactive manner.  
30 mph).  
· If the camera's field of view is dirty, covered or damaged,  
the operation of Lane Departure Warning Assist may be  
affected.  
— The system does not detect any lane boundary lines.  
— On sharp turns.  
— Temporarily if the driving style is very dynamic.  
Lane Departure Warning Assist Limitations  
— If the turn signal is on before a  
manual lane change.  
— If the driver corrects an intervention in the system  
ma.  
,
Please note on  
page 196.  
at the beginning of this chapter,  
— If the driver does not react to a request to enter  
intervention.  
Lane boundary lines not being detected or not correctly  
Lane Departure Assist does not correctly detect all lane  
boundary lines. If no lane boundary lines are detected, Lane  
Departure Assist may not regulate. Always be prepared to steer  
Driving with Lane Departure Warning  
Assist  
the vehicle.  
,
Keep in mind  
on page 196.  
at the beginning of this chapter,  
Under certain circumstances, the assistant may confuse roads  
in poor condition, road structure, some objects, reflections or  
Switching on and off  
glare for lane boundary lines. Cancel immediately any inopportune  
system intervention.  
Depending on the country in question, Lane Departure Warning  
Assist is always switched on when the ignition is switched on. In  
addition, you can manually connect and disconnect and view your  
connection status.  
Temporarily turn off lane departure warning assist  
On the instrument panel display: 1. Press the key  
.
In the following situations, the Lane Departure Warning Assist  
may intervene inappropriately or fail to assist with its regulatory  
function. Therefore, the driver's attention is especially important  
in these situations. Temporarily switch off lane departure warning  
assist:  
2. Turn Lane Departure Assist On or Off.  
HE  
Depending on the equipment, the button is  
located on the multifunction steering wheel or the turn  
signal lever.  
— If the driving style is very dynamic.  
On the infotainment system:  
1. Open the attendees menu.  
— In case of bad weather conditions  
and the road.  
— In sections of works.  
2. Activate or deactivate the warning assistant  
lane departure in the corresponding submenu.  
— Before changes in elevation or descents.  
— Outside highways and roads in good condition.  
When the driving assistant (Travel Assist) is activated, the lane  
departure warning assistant (Lane Assist) is also activated.  
WARNING  
Failure to switch off Lane Departure Assist in the above situations  
may cause accidents and serious injuries.  
If the Lane Departure Warning Assist is faulty, it may  
automatically shut off.  
tomatically.  
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indications on the screen  
In addition, regardless of the steering wheel movements, if the  
corrective steering intervention takes a long time, the system  
prompts you to drive in the center of your lane with an indication  
on the instrument panel display and acoustic warnings.  
steering wheel vibration  
The following situations can cause a vibration of the steering  
wheel:  
— The system stops detecting the lane while it intervenes by  
greatly correcting the direction.  
In the infotainment system, in the assistants menu, you can  
also select the option Vibration or Vibration of the steering  
wheel. In this case, if the vehicle crosses a detected lane  
boundary line while lane departure assist is active  
Fig. 154 On the instrument panel screen: indications  
of the lane departure warning assistant.  
Wow, the steering wheel vibrates.  
1 Lane boundary line detected. The system is ready to regulate  
on the side shown.  
2 Lane boundary line detected. The system regulates as an aid  
Problems and solutions  
on the side shown.  
,
Please note on  
page 196.  
at the beginning of this chapter,  
3 The system is not ready to regulate on the side shown.  
Fault warning, lane departure warning assistant not  
available  
Depending on the equipment, an indication also appears on  
the Head-up-Display ÿ p. 32.  
A control indicator lights up in the instrument cluster. In addition,  
a message to this effect appears on the instrument cluster display.  
Depending on the driving situation in question and the  
version of the instrument cluster, one of the following  
indicator lights illuminates:  
— The camera's field of view is dirty. Clean the windshield ÿ  
p. 382.  
The system is active and ready to regulate.  
— The visibility of the camera is impaired by weather factors,  
e.g. eg, snow, or by remains of detergent or some coating.  
The system is regulating (corrective intervention in  
management).  
Clean the windshield ÿ p. 382.  
— The visibility of the camera is reduced by accessories or  
If no control indicator lights up, the system is not ready for  
dimming on either side (passive state) or is switched off.  
adhesives. Leave the area around the camera's field of view  
free.  
— The camera has become misadjusted or damaged, e.g. eg,  
due to some damage to the windshield. Check for any visible  
damage ÿ p. 389.  
When the driving assistant (Travel Asist) is actively  
regulating, the Lane Departure Assist does not intervene  
in the steering nor does it display any indication.  
— There is a fault or defect. Shut off the engine and restart  
it.  
Driver intervention request  
— If the problem persists, disconnect the lane departure  
warning assist and go to a duly qualified specialized  
workshop. Volkswagen recommends a Volkswagen dealer.  
If there is no steering wheel movement, the system prompts  
you to steer in the center of your lane with an indication on the  
instrument cluster display and audible warnings.  
After switching on the ignition, it may take a few seconds  
for a fault to be detected in the system.  
If you do not react to this request, the system goes into a  
passive state.  
Depending on the equipment, the emergency assistant  
(Emergency Assist) is activated.  
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When Lane Departure Assist isn't available,  
indications on the screen  
neither is Lane Departure Assist.  
stand by for emergencies (Emergency Assist).  
When Lane Departure Warning Assist is not  
available, neither is Travel Assist.  
The system behaves differently than expected  
1. Do not mount any objects on the steering wheel.  
Driving assistant (Travel  
Assist)  
Fig. 155 On the instrument panel screen: display with  
active regulation.  
Introduction to the topic  
1 The adaptive lane guidance function is  
active.  
2 Set distance, no vehicle detected  
it ahead.  
With the driving assistant (Travel Assist) and  
within its limitations, the vehicle can maintain a  
distance from the vehicle in front preselected by  
the driver and remain in the preferred position  
within the lane (adaptive lane guidance function).  
Depending on the equipment, an indication also  
appears on the Head-up-Display ÿ p. 32.  
Depending on equipment, control indicators indicate  
the status of the system on the instrument panel  
display:  
Active Travel Assist, adaptive cruise control  
and adaptive lane guidance are active.  
Travel Assist uses the same sensors as Adaptive  
Cruise Control (ACC) and Lane Assist. For this reason,  
please read the information on ACC and Lane Assist  
carefully and note the limitations of the systems and the  
Active Travel Assist, active adaptive cruise  
information contained therein.  
control and passive adaptive lane guidance.  
How to know if the vehicle has Travel Assist  
Driver intervention request  
The vehicle has Travel Assist if the multifunction  
If you take your hands off the steering wheel, after a few  
seconds the system prompts you to take over the  
steering with an indication on the instrument panel  
display and acoustic warnings.  
steering wheel has the button  
.
Speed range Travel  
Assist regulates at speeds between approx. 30 km/h  
(approx. 20 mph) and approx. 210 km/h (approx. 130  
mph); in the case of the adaptive lane guidance  
function, between 0 km/h (0 mph) and approx. 250 km/  
h (approx. 155 mph). This range may vary depending  
on the country.  
If you do not react to this request, the system warns you  
by causing a brief jerk to brake.  
In addition, depending on the equipment, it briefly  
tightens your seat belt.  
The Travel Assist is then deactivated.  
Driving with Travel Assist  
Depending on the equipment, the emergency assistant  
(Emergency Assist) is activated instead.  
Travel Assist automatically regulates the speed and  
steers the vehicle. In addition, Travel Assist can, within  
its limitations, slow the vehicle to a stop behind a  
stopped vehicle and resume driving automatically.  
WARNING  
The intelligent technology of Travel Assist cannot  
overcome the limits imposed by the laws of physics  
and only works within the limits of the system. If Travel  
Assist is used carelessly or inadvertently, accidents  
and personal injury may result.  
You can override the Travel Assist setting at any time.  
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