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Notes

When using steam jets or high-pressure Steam jets or high-pressure washers
When using steam jets or high-pressure washers, hold them a sufficient distance away and use a maximum temperature of 140 ℉/ 60 ℃.

Holding them too close or using excessively high pressures or temperatures can cause damage or preliminary damage that may then lead to long-term damage.

Follow the operating instructions for the highpressure washer.◀

washers Cleaning sensors/cameras with highpressure washers
When using high-pressure washers, do not spray the exterior sensors and cameras, e.g., Park Distance Control, for extended periods of time and only from a distance of at least 12 in/ 30 cm.◀

Wash your vehicle frequently, particularly in winter.

Intense soiling and road salt can damage the vehicle.

Care
Vehicle equipment All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not avai ...

Washing in automatic car washes
Give preference to cloth car washes or those that use soft brushes in order to avoid paint damage. Notes Note the following: ▷ Make sure that the wheels and tires are not damaged by the ...

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Warning lights
Warning lights inform the driver of malfunctions in any of the vehicle’s systems. *1: These lights turn on when the engine switch is turned to the “ON” position (vehicles without a smart ...

On and Off
In certain situations, it may be desirable to switch City Safety™ off, such as when driving in close quarters where leaves, branches, etc. may obscure the hood and windshield. When the engine i ...

Sunroof
On vehicles with a sunroof, the switch is located on the overhead console. The sunroof only operates when the ignition is in ON/RUN or ACC/ ACCESSORY or in Retained Accessory Power (RAP). See Retai ...