Hyundai Palisade: Downhill Brake Control (DBC) / DBC operation

Hyundai Palisade (LX2) 2020-2024 Owner's Manual / Driving Your Vehicle / Braking system / Downhill Brake Control (DBC) / DBC operation

Hyundai Palisade. DBC operation

Downhill Brake Control disabled. Control vehicle speed

Hyundai Palisade. DBC operation

When the DBC system is not working properly this warning message will appear on the LCD display and you will hear a warning sound. If this occurs, control the vehicle speed by depressing the brake pedal.


Always turn off the DBC on normal roads. The DBC might activate inadvertently from the standby mode when driving through speed bumps or making sharp curves.


  • Noise or vibration may occur from the brakes when the DBC is activated.
  • The rear stop light comes on when DBC is activated.


  • The DBC may not deactivate on steep inclines even though the brake or accelerator pedal is depressed.
  • The DBC system may not always maintain the vehicle speed at a certain speed.
  • The DBC does not operate when:
    - The gear is in P (Park).
    - The ESC is activated.

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