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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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Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
A. Back-Up Lamp B. Turn Signal Lamp To replace one of these lamps: 1. Open the trunk. See Trunk. 2. Remove the fasteners and pull back the trunk trim. 3. Remove the four plastic wing nuts h ...

The Blind Spot Monitor will detect a vehicle when
●A vehicle in an adjacent lane overtakes your vehicle. ●Another vehicle enters the vehicles detection area when it changes lanes. ...

Variable Effort Steering
Some vehicles have a steering system that varies the amount of effort required to steer the vehicle in relation to the speed of the vehicle. The amount of steering effort required is less at ...