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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 ...

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    Audio control
    Select radio, CD or cassette mode on theaudio unit. The following functions can be operatedwith the remote control: Volume Volume up: Pull the VOL+ switch towardsthe steering wheel. Volume down: P ...

    Auto-brake
    If a collision is imminent and the driver has not applied the brakes or begun to steer around the vehicle or pedestrian, the auto-brake function is activated without the driver pressing the brake ...

    Replacing the windshield wiper blades
    With the wipers in the service position, fold out the wiper arm from the windshield. Press the button on the wiper blade attachment and pull the wiper blade straight out, parallel with th ...