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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 available in a vehicle, e. g., because of the selected optional equipment or country variant. This also applies for safety-related functions and systems.

Tow-starting
Automatic transmission Do not tow-start the vehicle. Due to the automatic transmission, the engine cannot be started by tow-starting. Have the cause of the starting difficulties remedied. Manual ...

Car washes
Notes 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 ℃. Holdi ...

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Compass calibration
1. If a “C” is displayed in the compass window, the compass needs to be calibrated. 2. Drive the vehicle in a circle at 5 mph (8 km/h) or less until the display reads a direction. 3. Your can ...

Front passenger’s SRS frontal airbag
The front passenger’s SRS frontal airbag uses a dual stage inflator. The inflator operates in different ways depending on the severity of impact. The total load on the seat is monitored by the pa ...

Park position (P)
Select the P position when starting or parking. Shiftlock When P has been selected, the transmission is mechanically blocked in this position. The brake pedal must be depressed and the ignition mu ...