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To avoid exceeding the approved carrying Overloading the vehicle
To avoid exceeding the approved carrying capacity of the tires, never overload the vehicle.

Overloading can lead to overheating and increases the rate at which damage develops inside the tires. This could result in a sudden loss of tire inflation pressure.◀

Make sure that fluids do not leak into the No fluids in the trunk
Make sure that fluids do not leak into the trunk; otherwise, the vehicle may be damaged.◀

    Vehicle equipment
    All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, ...

    Determining the load limit
    Determining the load limit 1. Locate the following statement on your vehicle’s placard: ▷ The combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX kg or YYY lbs. Otherwise, ...

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    Air volume, manual
    To be able to manually adjust the air volume, switch off the AUTO program first. Press the left or right side of the button: decrease or increase air volume. The selected air volume is shown o ...

    After washing the vehicle
    After washing the vehicle, apply the brakes briefly to dry them; otherwise, braking action can be reduced and corrosion of the brake discs can occur. ...

    Shifting
    To change gears or when upshifting or downshifting, depress the clutch pedal fully, shift into the appropriate gear, then release the clutch slowly and smoothly. To ensure smooth gear changes, f ...