13.20. Signalling devices
By means of signalling devices of the Mondeo you inform other participants of traffic on the intentions. If, for example, you have wished to change a movement direction include the turn index, by pressing a brake pedal the back driver observes automatically appearing "red" fires. Before overtaking ahead going car out of settlement, you signal it a sound signal. Except listed, in yours Mondeo it is possible to find out and other alarm systems.
Necessarily should be in public traffic – a sound signal and system of the emergency light alarm system
Technical requirements to motor transport operation (StVZO) order, that each car had the sound alarm system. Besides it the legislator "insists" on presence of the light alarm system with which help you can secure the Mondeo in emergencies one pressing of the button. As such system should be at any moment ready to functioning it "is suspended" for protection from possible short circuits directly to an electric chain of the storage battery (the plug 30). On the contrary, the system of indexes of turn depends on pressure on the plug 15 (ignition). However, before beginning movement, check up signalling devices of the Mondeo.
System of the emergency light alarm system
- At the switched off ignition include system of the emergency sound alarm system. All six indexes of turn – together with a control bulb on the switch – should flash in one rhythm.
- Include ignition and press the lever of the index of turn. All indexes of the corresponding party of the car should blink in one rhythm, and also a control bulb of indexes of turn on the panel of devices.
Lanterns of a signal of braking
- Put the car "back" to a wall and then press a brake pedal – the wall should reflect light of brake lanterns. It is similarly possible to check up their functioning at standing in "rank" of cars. Look in a rear-view mirror, whether in headlights or "burning" brake lanterns are reflected in polishing of the back car.