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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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    Dial By Saying A Number
    • Press the button to begin. • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say “Dial”. • The system will prompt you to say the number you want to call. • For example, you ...

    Replacing a Fog Light Bulb
    If equipped Your vehicle uses halogen light bulbs. When replacing a bulb, handle it by its plastic case, and protect the glass from contact with your skin or hard objects. If you touch the gl ...

    Starting a diesel engine
    Cold or hot engine All vehicles Note: When the temperature is below-15ºC (5ºF), you may need to crank theengine for up to 25 seconds. If youconsistently operate the vehicle in suchtemperat ...