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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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    Tires and wheels
    16-inch tires 17-inch tires 18-inch tires ...

    Seat belt precautions
    WARNING All occupants of the vehicle must wear their seat belts at all times. Seat belts and child restraints reduce the risk of serious or fatal injuries for all occupants in the event of a coll ...

    Tire age
    Tires degrade over time, even when they are not being used. It is recommended that tires generally be replaced after 6 years of normal service. Heat caused by hot climates, frequent high loading c ...