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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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    Daytime running light system
    WARNING The brightness of the illumination of the high beam headlights is reduced by the daytime running light system. The light switch must always be turned to the “” position when it is dar ...

    Taking out the spare wheel
    1. Release the bag's retaining straps. 2. Lift the bag out of the vehicle and remove the spare wheel from the bag. 3. Fold up the floor hatch in the trunk. 4. Remove the jack* and tools* from t ...

    Cleaning the exhaust tail pipes
    Impurities combined with the effects of road grit and corrosive environmental factors may cause flash rust to form on the surface. You can restore the original shine of the exhaust tail pipe b ...