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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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    Wheel alignment
    *: The difference between right-hand camber and left-hand camber should be within 45’ or less. ...

    Cleaning the interior
    Seat belts WARNINGS: Do not use abrasives, or chemicalsolvents to clean them. Do not allow moisture to penetratethe seat belt retractor mechanism. Clean the seat belts with interior cleaneror wate ...

    Manual transmission (if so equipped)
    WARNING ● Do not downshift abruptly on slippery roads. This may cause a loss of control. ● Do not over-rev the engine when shifting to a lower gear. This may cause a loss of control o ...