What is Ford Reverse Brake Assist*?
Use the resources below to learn how to use Reverse Brake Assist, which can help reduce or avoid a collision when backing up by automatically applying the brakes when the system detects an object in the vehicle’s path.
How Reverse Brake Assist Works
- Reverse Brake Assist utilizes radar sensors on the rear bumper to detect objects and help reduce or avoid a collision.
- The system is active when the vehicle is in Reverse and traveling at a speed above 1 mile per hour (mph) but below 7 mph.
- A message and warning indicator will appear when the system automatically applies the brakes.
How to Turn Reverse Brake Assist On or Off
- While in Park, touch Settings on your vehicle's SYNC® screen**.
- Tap Driver Assistance.
- Scroll down to Reverse Brake Assist to toggle on or off.
*Feature is available on select vehicles. Features may vary based on model year, trim, options, packages, and supply availability. Use the Build and Price tool to view feature availability on current models. If you have questions or need more information, reference your Owner’s Manual or contact your Ford Dealer. Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment, and need to control the vehicle. Refer to your Owner’s Manual for details and limitations.
**Actual screens may vary. See your Owner’s Manual for information specific to your vehicle.