What is Blind Spot Radar?

Also known as Blind Spot Warning (BSW), lane-change warning, side-assist and similar sounding names, these are usually radar-based systems using K band.  They warn the driver of a vehicle in the way of a lane change.  V1 Gen2 resists interference from almost all of them.  However, there is a specific radar sensor used in some 2013-2016 GM vehicles that we’re still working on.  The same sensor is also used in some 2007-2012 Mercedes Benz vehicles and 2011-2013 Chrysler and Jeep vehicles. To minimize the problem, owners of those vehicles can enter V1 Gen2’s programming mode and switch on feature G.

Vehicles whose Blind Spot Warning systems cause K-band false alarms on V1 Gen2 at this time (4-2-2020).
2013 – 2017 Buick Enclave and Buick Verano
2013 – 2016 Cadillac SRX
2013 – 2017 Chevy Traverse
2014 – 2016 Chevy Impala, Chevrolet SS, Chevy Equinox, Chevy Cruze, and Chevy Volt
2011 – 2012 Chrysler Town & Country, Chrysler 300
2011 – 2012 Chrysler 300
2013 – 2017 GMC Acadia
2014 – 2016 GMC Terrain
2011 – 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2007 – 2012 Mercedes-Benz (C, E, GL, GLK, ML, R, and SLS class)
2014 Mercedes-Benz SL63

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