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▷ The current transmission position cannot be displayed?

The vehicle is located in an unrecognized region, is in a poor reception area, or the system is currently determining the position position.

Reception is usually best when you have an unobstructed view of the sky.

▷ The destination without street information is not used for route guidance?

When city has been input, no downtown can be determined.

Input any street in the selected city and start destination guidance.

▷ The destination is not used for route guidance?

The destination data is not contained in the navigation data. Select a destination that is as close as possible to the original.

▷ Letters for destination input cannot be selected?

The stored data do not contain the data of the destination.

Select a goal that is as close as possible to the original.

▷ Is the map displayed in shades of gray?

"Traffic conditions/gray map" Active: indication on the control display is switched to shades of gray. This enables a better view of the traffic bulletins.

▷ Spoken instructions are no longer output during route guidance in front of intersections?

The area has not yet been fully recorded, or you have left the recommended route and the system requires a few seconds to calculate a new route suggestion.

    Navigation data
    Information on the navigation data 1. "Navigation" 2. "Options" Open. 3. "Navigation system version": information on the data version is displayed. Updating the nav ...

    Entertainment
    The chapter helps assure your enjoyment when receiving radio and television stations and playing CDs, DVDs and tracks from the music collection. ...

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    Adjusting the Power Mirrors
    1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. 2. Move the selector switch to L (driver’s side) or R (passenger’s side). 3. Push the appropriate edge of the adjustment switch to ...

    Clock (Radio with CD and Touchscreen)
    The infotainment system controls are used to access the time and date settings through the menu system. See Overview (Radio with CD) or Overview (Radio with CD/DVD and MEM) or Overview (Radi ...

    Compass
    There is a compass display in the Driver Information Center (DIC). The compass receives its heading and other information from the Global Positioning System (GPS) antenna, StabiliTrak, and vehicle sp ...