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Steering wheel vibration

Frequent activation of the steering wheel vibration causes the system to overheat.

This causes Active Blind Spot Detection to become deactivated.

Let the system cool and reactivate it by pressing the button.

    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 ...

    Radar sensors
    The radar sensors are located under the rear bumper. The system may not be fully functional in the following situations: ▷ Dirty or icy bumper. ▷ Stickers on the bumper. A Check ...

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    Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
    WARNING ABS (or ESC) will not prevent accidents due to improper or dangerous driving maneuvers. Even though vehicle control is improved during emergency braking, always maintain a safe distance b ...

    Creating Playlists
    To create a playlist using tracks stored in MEM: 1. Select Playlist from the MEM favorites. 2. Select the track to be stored in the playlist. 3. Press and hold one of the 1 to 6 buttons unt ...

    Replacing the battery (vehicles without a smart key system)
    Type A Remove the cover. To prevent damage to the key, cover the tip of the screwdriver with a rag. To prevent the buttons from being disassembled, face the button surface downward. Re ...