Manual: 2011/2012 911

Page: 104

Rear view camera (only available for the Cayenne)

The rear view camera makes it easier to monitor parking maneuvers as well as the area immediately behind the vehicle. It is mounted on the vehicle tailgate.
The image from the rear view camera is shown on the PCM display.
The TV sound is suppressed when the camera is extended. Audio source (FM, AM, CD/DVD, and AUX) sound output continues uninterrupted. Voice control is not available when the camera is extended.

Injury hazard. The rear view camera only serves to assist the driver. It does not replace looking over your shoulder.
While its display is generally accurate, objects can be distorted in size, proportion, and depth of field when seen through the rear view camera.
The camera view does not cover the complete area behind the vehicle.

  • Continue to pay attention to the complete area behind the vehicle.

Extending and retracting the rear view camera

You can choose different settings for the retraction and extension conditions.

Risk of damage.Do not extend the rear view camera when in a car wash.

  • Do not extend the rear view camera when in a car wash.

You can choose different settings for the retraction and extension conditions.

  1. Press the button.
  2. Press the button or touch the tab of the same name in the header.
  3. Select "Rear view camera".
  4. Select "Show image".
    The rear view camera is extended. The image is shown on the PCM display.
  5. Pressing the Back button retracts the rear view camera once more.

The rear view camera is also retracted if
– the vehicle ignition is switched off,
– the vehicle tailgate is opened,
– the PCM is switched off, or
– a speed of approx. 10 mph is exceeded.

Extending the rear view camera automatically
If this function is switched on, the camera automatically extends when reverse gear is engaged and transmits its image to the PCM display.