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Mirrors

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Rear-view mirror

Rear-view mirror (manual anti-glare)

- anti-glare mode: flick anti-glare


- anti-glare mode: flick anti-glare switch 1 forwards or back.

Exterior mirrors

Adjusting the exterior mirrors

Exercise care when using the passenger-side WARNING
Exercise care when using the passenger-side exterior rear view mirror. The mirror surface is convex (outwardly curved surface for a wider field of view). Objects in mirror are closer than they appear. Check your interior rear view mirror and glance over your shoulder before changing lanes.

The exterior mirrors are automatically heated if the rear window defroster is switched on and the outside temperature is low.

- Make sure that the SmartKey is in position


- Make sure that the SmartKey is in position 1 or 2 in the ignition lock.

- Press button 1 for the left-hand exterior mirror or button 2 for the right-hand exterior mirror.

The indicator lamp in the corresponding button lights up in red.

The indicator lamp goes out again after some time. You can adjust the selected mirror using adjustment button 3 as long as the indicator lamp is lit.

- Press adjustment button 3 up, down, to the right or to the left until the exterior mirror is set to a position that provides you with a good overview of traffic conditions.

Folding the exterior mirrors in or out electrically

- Make sure that the SmartKey is in position


- Make sure that the SmartKey is in position 1 or 2 in the ignition lock.

- Briefly press button 1.

Both exterior mirrors fold in or out.

mirrors are Make sure that the exterior
mirrors are always folded out fully while the vehicle is in motion, as they may otherwise vibrate.

30 mph (47 km/h), you can no longer fold If you are driving faster than
30 mph (47 km/h), you can no longer fold in the exterior mirrors.

Setting the exterior mirrors

If the battery has been disconnected or completely discharged, the exterior mirrors must be reset. The exterior mirrors will otherwise not fold in when you select the "Fold in mirrors when locking" function in the on-board computer.

- Make sure that the SmartKey is in position 1 in the ignition lock.

- Briefly press button 1.

Folding the exterior mirrors in or out automatically

If the "Fold in mirrors when locking" function is activated in the on-board computer: - the exterior mirrors fold in automatically as soon as you lock the vehicle from the outside.

- the exterior mirrors fold out again automatically as soon as you unlock the vehicle and then open the driver's or frontpassenger door.

they have The mirrors do not fold out if
they have been folded in manually.

Exterior mirror out of position

If an exterior mirror has been pushed out of position, proceed as follows: - Vehicles without electrically folding exterior mirrors: move the exterior mirror into the correct position manually.

- Vehicles with electrically folding exterior mirrors: press and hold the mirror-folding button until you hear the mirror engage in position.

The mirror housing is engaged again and you can adjust the exterior mirrors as usual.

Automatic anti-glare mirrors

If incident light from headlamps is prevented WARNING
If incident light from headlamps is prevented from striking the sensor in the rear-view mirror, for instance, by luggage piled too high in the vehicle, the mirror's automatic antiglare function will not operate.

Incident light could then blind you. This may distract you from the traffic conditions and, as a result, you may cause an accident.

The rear-view mirror and the exterior mirror on the driver's side automatically go into antiglare mode if the ignition is switched on and incident light from headlamps strikes the sensor in the rear-view mirror.

The mirrors do not go into anti-glare mode if reverse gear is engaged or the interior lighting is switched on.

Parking position for the exterior mirror on the front-passenger side

Setting and storing the parking position

You can position the front-passenger side exterior mirror in such a way that you can see the rear wheel on that side as soon as you engage reverse gear. You can store this position.

- Make sure that the vehicle is stationary and


- Make sure that the vehicle is stationary and that the SmartKey is in position 2 in the ignition lock.

- Engage reverse gear.

The exterior mirror on the front-passenger side moves to the preset parking position.

- Use adjustment button 3 to adjust the exterior mirror to a position that allows you to see the rear wheel and the curb.

The parking position is stored.

another If you shift the transmission to
another position, the exterior mirror on the frontpassenger side returns to the driving position.

position You can also store the parking
position using memory button M 4.

- Make sure that the SmartKey is in position 2 in the ignition lock.

- With the exterior mirror on the frontpassenger side activated, use adjustment button 3 to adjust the exterior mirror to a position which allows you to see the rear wheel and the curb.

- Press memory button M 4 and one of the arrows on adjustment button 3 within three seconds.

The parking position is stored if the exterior mirror does not move.

If the mirror moves out of position, repeat the steps.

Calling up a stored parking position setting

- Turn the SmartKey to position 2 in the ignition lock.

- Adjust the exterior mirror on the frontpassenger side with the corresponding button.

- Engage reverse gear.

The exterior mirror on the front-passenger side moves to the stored parking position.

The exterior mirror on the front-passenger side moves back to its original position: - as soon as you exceed a speed of 9 mph (15 km/h).

- about ten seconds after you have disengaged reverse gear
- if you press button 1 for the exterior mirror on the driver's side

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