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Autosteer penalty box for going too fast?

So, was driving on a 2 hr hiway trip using AP. I went to pass a cluster of cars, nice open road (I think I was on AP, but not 100% sure). All of a sudden I get the red steering wheel and angry beep and it said something like "autosteer not available for the rest of the trip due to exceeding autosteer speed limit". I probably had it up to around 90-92 on a 70mph road. I don't have any type of speed limit set in my controls. Is there a max speed number where you get booted from autosteer? It still let me do cruise control. I had to stop and put it in P to use autosteer again.
 

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So, was driving on a 2 hr hiway trip using AP. I went to pass a cluster of cars, nice open road (I think I was on AP, but not 100% sure). All of a sudden I get the red steering wheel and angry beep and it said something like "autosteer not available for the rest of the trip due to exceeding autosteer speed limit". I probably had it up to around 90-92 on a 70mph road. I don't have any type of speed limit set in my controls. Is there a max speed number where you get booted from autosteer? It still let me do cruise control. I had to stop and put it in P to use autosteer again.

90mph. It is that speed for all cruise control systems.
 
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The top limit of setting FSD is 90 mph. The error message and penalty hits at 95 mph.
A rather silly action -- to cancel autosteer for rest of trip -- as this is precisely the type of compromised driver that needs autosteer (once speed goes below 90).

So if you are on FSD and need to temporarily go 90+, then click right stalk up to cancel autosteer prior to your acceleration burst, then double-click back down when done.
 
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So, was driving on a 2 hr hiway trip using AP. I went to pass a cluster of cars, nice open road (I think I was on AP, but not 100% sure). All of a sudden I get the red steering wheel and angry beep and it said something like "autosteer not available for the rest of the trip due to exceeding autosteer speed limit". I probably had it up to around 90-92 on a 70mph road. I don't have any type of speed limit set in my controls. Is there a max speed number where you get booted from autosteer? It still let me do cruise control. I had to stop and put it in P to use autosteer again.
Ha, Ha. I suffered my first AP jail today myself. Forgot to take it out of auto steer and goosed it up to 93mph to get around a cattle truck that was spilling urine all over the highway. Had to steer by myself for the next 43 miles before I could re-start my trip. It did let me use TACC, thank God.
 

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