Mazda 2: Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)

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The LDWS system notifi es the driver that the vehicle may be deviating from its lane.

The system detects the white or yellow lines on the traffi c lane using the forward sensing camera and if it determines that the vehicle may be deviating from its lane, it notifi es the driver using the active driving display (vehicles with active driving display), and by fl ashing the LDWS warning light and activating the LDWS warning beep.

Use the LDWS when you drive the vehicle on roads with white or yellow lines.

Refer to Forward Sensing Camera on page 4-129 .

Use the LDWS when you drive the vehicle on roads with white or yellow lines.

Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)


The warning light illuminates when the system has a malfunction.

Refer to Warning Lights on page 4-38 .

WARNING

Do not use the LDWS under the following conditions: The system may not operate adequately according to the actual driving conditions, resulting in an accident.

The functions of the LDWS have limitations: Always stay on course using the steering wheel and drive with care. The system is not designed to compensate for a driver’s lack of caution and if you rely too much on the LDWS it could lead to an accident. The driver is responsible for assuring lane changes and other manoeuvres. Always pay attention to the direction in which the vehicle is travelling and the vehicle’s surroundings.

CAUTION

Do not modify the suspension. If the vehicle height or the damping force of the suspensions is changed, the LDWS may not operate correctly

NOTE

Under the following conditions, the LDWS may not be able to detect white or yellow lines correctly and the LDWS may not operate correctly.

When The System Operates

  1. The system goes on operation standby when the LDWS switch is pressed and the LDWS OFF indicator light in the instrument cluster turns off.

    For vehicles equipped with the active driving display, the driving lane (border lines) is indicated in the display.

When The System Operates


  1. Drive the vehicle in the centre of the driving lane while the LDWS OFF indicator light is turned off. The system becomes operational when all of the following conditions are met.

For vehicles equipped with the active driving display, the driving lane is indicated in the display.

Indication on display


The LDWS does not operate in the following cases:

NOTE

Auto cancel

In the following cases, the LDWS cancels automatically and the LDWS warning light in the instrument cluster turns on.

For vehicles equipped with the active driving display, the lane (border lines) is indicated in the display. The LDWS is enabled automatically when the operation conditions are met, and the LDWS warning light turns off.

Auto cancel warning

When the following operations are performed, the LDWS determines that the driver intends to make a lane change and the LDWS warning is cancelled automatically. The LDWS is enabled automatically after the driver performs the operation.

NOTE

After about 60 seconds have elapsed with the direction indicator lever left operating, the LDWS warning may operate if the vehicle is close to a white or yellow line.

Cancelling The System

Press the LDWS switch to cancel the LDWS. The LDWS OFF indicator light turns on.

For vehicles with the active driving display, the driving lane indication in the active driving display is not indicated when the LDWS is cancelled.


LDWS Warning

If the system determines that there is the possibility of a lane departure, the LDWS warning beep activates and the LDWS warning light fl ashes. Operate the steering wheel appropriately and steer the vehicle to the centre of the lane.

For vehicles equipped with the active driving display, if there is the possibility of a lane departure, the system indicates the direction it determines that the vehicle is deviating in the active driving display.

Indication on display


NOTE

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