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Notes

When using steam jets or high-pressure Steam jets or high-pressure washers
When using steam jets or high-pressure washers, hold them a sufficient distance away and use a maximum temperature of 140 ℉/ 60 ℃.

Holding them too close or using excessively high pressures or temperatures can cause damage or preliminary damage that may then lead to long-term damage.

Follow the operating instructions for the highpressure washer.◀

washers Cleaning sensors/cameras with highpressure washers
When using high-pressure washers, do not spray the exterior sensors and cameras, e.g., Park Distance Control, for extended periods of time and only from a distance of at least 12 in/ 30 cm.◀

Wash your vehicle frequently, particularly in winter.

Intense soiling and road salt can damage the vehicle.

Care
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 avai ...

Washing in automatic car washes
Give preference to cloth car washes or those that use soft brushes in order to avoid paint damage. Notes Note the following: ▷ Make sure that the wheels and tires are not damaged by the ...

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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. ...

Seat belts
The seat belts can be cleaned by wiping them with a sponge dampened in a mild soap solution. Allow the belts to dry completely in the shade before using them. See Seat belt maintenance in the Saf ...

Instrument cluster
Selecting the unit of measurement for distance The Display Unit Speed-/Odometer: function allows you to choose whether certain displays appear in kilometers or miles. The selected unit of measu ...