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Hoggy, it's not clear in brochure.

I have PSP and it defo includes front sensors. There was no mention on my spec sheet of front coverage separately, or in the brochure, so the implication is that it comes with PSP. But, as the great David Brent said - "assume" makes and ass of u and me !!!
 

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Park System plus does have front sensors and a graphical display. See the attached picture.

As far as I can see you can't turn off the sensors, but you can set the alert volume very low/off. You can also alter the frequency front and back to make the alerts more distinct.

The system kicks in when you go into reverse and exist when you do about 15 Mph forward. There is also a manual switch on the console, which is useful if you are parking (forward) against a wall or something and what to get in tight.
 

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PSP includes front sensors. The sensors are automatlcally activated when reverse is selected and deactivated when the car reaches approx 10 mph. There is a seperate switch on the center console which allows you to switch them on or off manually.

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This is all very well but VW have it that they come on automatically front and rear once you speed drops below 10 mph I think it is. Really handy if you are going through width restrictions whereas Audi you have to take your eyes off the road to "switch on" the front sensors.

A bit of a pain - cannot understand why Audi don't have at least the front ones kicking in at speeds less than 10 mph.

Any views on this ?
 

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Personally I like it the way it is. I think there would be more occasions - slow city traffic - where I would want to stop the bleeping than there are times when I need to turn it on manually.
An MMI option to choose would be nice.

Not sure that the front sensors help with width restrictions. Where its tight you just get solid sounds and have to look at the MMI thereby not forward where you are going.

As I said just my view.
 

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RRS used to have forward sensors below a certain speed. Which I didn't mind because at least I was more aware of any hazards. But customers complained that it was picking up cycles etc when in slow traffic so they took it off. There was then a button on the dash to turn it on/off and it came on automatically after reverse had been selected.

So Audi have set it up the way most people prefer.
 

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RRS used to have forward sensors below a certain speed. Which I didn't mind because at least I was more aware of any hazards. But customers complained that it was picking up cycles etc when in slow traffic so they took it off. There was then a button on the dash to turn it on/off and it came on automatically after reverse had been selected.

So Audi have set it up the way most people prefer.
Yes it has front and rear sensors and visual display and a button to disable if you wish. They don't come on automatically at low speeds as with some VW's however you can switch them on at low speed by pressing the P button on dash. I think it's a great system and am glad to have it in my Q5 even if I will now only have it for about another 7 days.
 

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I have to agree with MikeW, it is a very good system. I am suprised just how often I use it, and for the money it costs, i wouldn't be without it.
 

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I have to agree with MikeW, it is a very good system. I am surprised just how often I use it, and for the money it costs, i wouldn't be without it.
True that - it is a great system.

So how come Mrs Warburton still managed to scrape the off side rear bumper and cracked the light cluster Grrrr


Good news is that our local paint man has done a great job blowing in the scratches - Ibis White seems easy to blend.

The light cluster set into the bumper (not main one on tailgate) *only* cost ?45 from Audi parts and can be replaced in 2 minutes. Not unreasonable, considering the price of some parts.

Whole thing fixed for ?150. Audi quote to do it - ?800+parts+vat.
 
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