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Steering wheel moved!

Darmie

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Supporting Member
Jan 13, 2016
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Clear Lake TX.
It’s that I never seen this before.

Let’s start off by saying we took deliver back 9/11/2017. We have approx. 22,000 miles or so. Just last month I purchased auto pilot. I felt with the many miles we are putting on the car, I really wanted to enjoy it for what it was worth.

Without autopilot, you will not see the small steering wheel displayed on the top left of the screen. When autopilot is engaged, I often noticed that the blue steering wheel that is displayed was always showing a bit off representing the wheel turned slightly to the right. Not to the point to be bothered but for some, I’m sure it could.

So today, my wife Karen met me at work and we took a ride in town for lunch. On the road where I work there are couple of sharp curves. While using autopilot and as I was holding the wheel and looking at the road, out of the corner of my eye, I seen the blue steering wheel start to turn. Never noticed this before but sure enough, as the road was twisting and the car was turning, so was the little blue steering wheel. Anyone else noticed this?
 

boaterva

Supporting Member
Supporting Member
Apr 2, 2016
7,573
3,746
Northern Virginia, USA
Did it really always do it? I thought AP1 did it then AP2 didn’t and it was added back at some point (a year ago?). I know it was mentioned a while back before I got my car (so last summer or spring?).
 

HankLloydRight

No Roads
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Jan 18, 2014
13,038
11,087
Connecticut
Here is another kicker. That part of the UI screen is touch sensitive. If you stick your hand in you can control the steering via the blue icon with your finger. Enjoy.

I joke around plenty on TMC, but this is dangerous and false information that might not be obvious to some people reading the forum.

It poses a real safety concern and accident risk if people actually try to stick their hand through the steering wheel while driving. Please do not try this.
 

RedMS

Member
Dec 5, 2017
355
373
USA
I joke around plenty on TMC, but this is dangerous and false information that might not be obvious to some people reading the forum.

It poses a real safety concern and accident risk if people actually try to stick their hand through the steering wheel while driving. Please do not try this.


Apologies. I suppose I should’ve added a disclaimer. Didn’t realize there are those who are **** enough to fall for it.


Disclaimer: ** TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK **
 

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