Using the parking aid - Vehicles With: Front and Rear Parking Aid

WARNING:
The parking aid does not relieve you of your responsibility to drive with due care and attention.

Switching the parking aid on and off

The parking aid is per default off. To switch the parking aid on, select reverse gear or press the switch in the instrument panel. For item location: See Quick start.

The light in the switch illuminates when the parking aid is activated.

To turn it off, press the switch again or disengage reverse gear.

Note: The parking aid switches off automatically after a period of 20 seconds if no obstacle has been detected by the front bumper sensors.

Manoeuvring with the parking aid
Manoeuvring with the parking aid

You will hear an intermittent tone at a distance of approximately 150 centimetres (59 inches) between the obstacle and rear bumper, approximately 80 centimetres (31 inches) between the obstacle and front bumper and approximately 50 centimetres (20 inches) to the side. Decreasing the distance accelerates the intermittent tone. A continuous tone will start at a distance of less than 30 centimetres (11 inches) to the front and rear bumper.

You will hear an alternating tone from the front and rear if obstacles are closer than 30 centimetres (11 inches) to the front and rear bumpers.

Note: If a high pitch tone is heard for three seconds and the light in the switch is flashing, this indicates a malfunction.

The system will be disabled. Have the system checked by a properly trained technician.

    See also:

    Fuel filler flap
    Note: Central locking also locks and unlocks the fuel filler flap. See Locks. Open the flap fully until it engages. Turn the fuel filler cap anti-clockwise. When the filler cap is removed, a his ...

    Camshaft and cam followers - removal, inspection and refitting
    Note: A new camshaft oil seal should be used when refitting the camshaft. Removal 1 Remove the cylinder head. 2 Hold the camshaft stationary using a suitable spanner on the cast boss behind the ...

    Towing a trailer
    WARNINGS: Do not exceed 100 km/h (62 mph). The rear tyre pressures must be increased by 0.2 bar (3 psi) above specification. See Technical specifications. Do not exceed the maximum vehicle and ...