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Information stage

Information stage

The dimmed lamp in the mirror housing indicates when there are vehicles in the blind spot or approaching from behind.

Warning

If the turn signal is set while a vehicle is in the critical zone, the steering wheel vibrates briefly and the lamp in the mirror housing flashes brightly.

The warning stops when the turn signal is switched off, or the other vehicle leaves the critical zone.

    Switching on/off
    Press the button. ▷ On: the LED lights up. ▷ Off: the LED goes out. The system can issue warnings at speeds above approx. 30 mph/50 km/h. The state is stored for the remote contro ...

    System limits
    Personal responsibility The system cannot serve as a substitute for the driver's personal judgment of the traffic situation. In the event of a warning, do not jerk the steering wheel, as you ...

    See also:

    Wiper Blade Replacement
    Windshield wiper blades should be inspected for wear or cracking. See Scheduled Maintenance  for more information. It is a good idea to clean or replace the wiper blade assembly on a regular bas ...

    Braking
    Braking action involves perception time and reaction time. Deciding to push the brake pedal is perception time. Actually doing it is reaction time. Average driver reaction time is about thr ...

    How to use the INFO button
    Press the INFO button. The display screen shows vehicle information for your convenience. The information shown on the screen should be a guide to determine the condition of the vehicle. See t ...