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Cayenne

2011-2012 Cayenne – Manual

2011-2012 Cayenne – Manual

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Loading level


Risk of damage to chassis parts, assemblies and the vehicle underbody.

The vehicle may bottom when driven down from curbs, for example, if the ground clearance is insufficient at loading level.

  • Always switch to normal level before moving off.

This setting makes it easier to load the luggage compartment.

The vehicle is lowered by around 2.05 in. (52 mm) (front axle) and 2.17 in. (55 mm) (rear axle) compared to normal level.

The vehicle is automatically raised to normal level at speeds exceeding approx. 3 mph (5 km/h).

Setting the level manually
Preconditions
– Engine is switched on.
– Doors are closed.

Information
The last selected level is stored in the memory after the ignition is switched off.


A - Special terrain level (high level II)
B - Terrain level (high level I)
C - Normal level
D - Low level
E - Loading level

Raising the vehicle

  • Briefly press rocker switch forward .
    The vehicle is raised one level.

Lowering the vehicle

  • Briefly pull rocker switch to the rear .
    The vehicle is lowered one level.

Indication of selected level
The selected level is indicated by light-emitting diodes next to the rocker switch (illustration). The corresponding light-emitting diode next to the rocker switch flashes during the adjustment process. It then lights up continuously.

The level change is also indicated on the multipurpose display of the instrument panel.

Exceptions
Automatic changes from normal level to low level and back are not indicated on the multi-purpose display of the instrument panel.

Warning message
Various messages will appear on the multipurpose display of the instrument panel if there is a system fault.

  • For more information on warning messages on the multi-purpose display:
    Please see the chapter "OVERVIEW OF WARNING MESSAGES" on page 139.
  • Adjust your driving style according to the modified conditions.
  • Contact an authorized Porsche dealer in order to correct a system fault.
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