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Hello,

New owner of an EQC!
Just a query regarding the D-- setting which is now my default.

Does anyone know how often the brake lights activate using 'one pedal' driving? Is it very sensitive so that the light is constantly flashing? Or is there some kind of threshold in how fast you release the accelerator pedal? Or something else?

I'm just a little conscious about having my brake lights constantly activating and affecting other drivers.
 

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An interesting point. Thinking about an ICE car if you take your foot off the accelerator on approach to say a 50 zone the brakes do not come as you slow down so is it similar? But again if you use the distronic function following another car the brake lights are activated if the car applies the brakes to slow you down. D-- from memory (I am waiting for my car) was quite strong and more like braking. Wonder if it is the speed of deceleration that might activate the rear brake lights. Be interested to know if anyone can answer the question. An aside and not to hijack your thread is active parking assist working? There are some threads on that topic and a response from you on one of them would be would be helpful.
 

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Thinking about an ICE car if you take your foot off the accelerator on approach to say a 50 zone the brakes do not come as you slow down so is it similar?
I don't think it is, because in D--mode, the braking action is very strong. I can't see it not activating the brake light (but I could be wrong!). I probably need to get one of my kids to take a video of me driving down the road!

Regarding Active Parking Assist, it's there but i've not tried it to be honest. I don't quite understand what it is beyond parking automation?
 

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Been rootling around you tube and 1 reviewer in the US filmed a Honda and that did not operate but someone else with a Tesla talked about the infotainment screen showing brake lights sometimes and sometimes not. His interpretation was the Tesla used algorithms to asses the nature of the deceleration and operated the brake lights accordingly so light speed reduction none heavier regen causing higher deceleration lights on. So yes probably a video by someone outside the car might be interesting. Have a look at the active park assist threads and you will see that some people have received their cars with the function deactivated and they are understandably cross.
 
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