Speed limiter

Citroën C5 / Citroen C5 Owner's Manual / Driving / Speed limiter

This driving aid allows you to choose a maximum speed that you do not wish to

This driving aid allows you to choose a maximum speed that you do not wish to exceed. This has to be over 30 km/h (19 mph).

The speed limiter controls are located on the steering wheel.

Note: The speed limiter information is displayed in zone A of the instrument panel.

To select the function

Press on button 4 to select speed limiter mode “LIMIT”.

The selection is confirmed by the display of the function in zone A of the instrument panel.

When the function is selected, the last memorised speed and the information “PAUSE”

When the function is selected, the last memorised speed and the information “PAUSE” are displayed.

To adjust the maximum speed

With the engine running, you can adjust the memorised maximum speed, displayed in zone A, by pressing on:

Button 1 to increase the memorised maximum speed.

Button 2 to decrease the memorised maximum speed.

Remark: Successive presses will modify the cruise speed in steps of 1 mph and a continuous press in steps of 5 mph.

Activation of the function

When the desired maximum speed is displayed, press on button 3 to activate the

When the desired maximum speed is displayed, press on button 3 to activate the speed limiter. The information “ON” disappears from zone A.

Suspension or resumption of maximum speed

Suspension or resumption of maximum speed

Press on button 3.

This action causes the information “PAUSE” to appear in zone A of the instrument

This action causes the information “PAUSE” to appear in zone A of the instrument panel.

This action does not cancel the memorised maximum speed which remains displayed in zone A of the instrument panel.

Remark: In the event of a steep descent or under excessive acceleration, the speed limiter (which does not act on the brakes) may not be able to prevent the vehicle from exceeding the programmed speed.

The speed limiter can in no way replace respect for speed limits or vigilance and responsibility on the part of the driver.

Temporary override of the maximum speed

Temporary override of the maximum speed

The accelerator pedal has an endof- travel switch. In order to exceed the memorised maximum speed at any time, you can press the pedal all the way down. While the speed is being exceeded, the speed displayed in zone A will flash. You have only to release the accelerator pedal to return below the maximum speed, to restore the function.

Remark: the speed will also flash if the speed limiter is not able to prevent the vehicle from exceeding the programmed speed (e.g. on a steep descent or under excessive acceleration).

To reactivate the speed limiter, release the accelerator to slow to a speed lower than the programmed speed.

To cancel the function

Press on button 5.

Select the speed limiter function.

Or stop the engine.

The speed that was chosen is no longer memorised.

If there is a malfunction, a message is displayed accompanied by a sound signal and lighting of the SERVI CE warning lamp.

Contact a CITROËN dealer.

Use of a floor mat other than that recommended by CITROËN may affect the normal operation of the accelerator pedal and hamper the operation of the speed limiter.
Floor mats approved by CITROËN are fitted with a 3rd fixing located in the pedal area to avoid any risk of interference with the pedals.

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