shield, side windows, upper body, and into the
The air conditioning, refer to page 235, is
switched on automatically with the AUTO pro‐
The AUTO program is switched off automati‐
cally, when manual air distribution is set.
You may react to unpleasant odors or pollutants
in the immediate environment by temporarily
suspending the supply of outside air. The system
then recirculates the air flow within the vehicle.
Press button repeatedly to select an op‐
▷ LED off: outside air flows in continuously.
▷ LED on: the supply of outside air is perma‐
nently shut off.
To prevent window fogging, recirculated-air
mode switches off automatically after a certain
amount of time, depending on the environmental
With constant recirculated-air mode, the air qual‐
ity in the car's interior deteriorates and the fog‐
ging of the windows increases.
If there is window condensation, switch off recir‐
culated-air mode or defog the windows, refer to
Controlling the air flow manually
The air flow for climate control can be adjusted
Press the left or right side of the button:
decrease or increase air flow.
The intensity is indicated by LEDs. The highest
level is active when seven LEDs are lit.
The air flow of the automatic climate control may
be reduced automatically to save battery power.
Controlling the air distribution
The air distribution for climate control can be ad‐
Turn the wheel to select the de‐
sired program or the desired in‐
▷ Upper body region.
▷ Windows, upper body region, and floor
▷ Floor area.
Defrosting windows and
Ice and condensation are quickly removed from
the windshield and the front side windows.
Make the following settings to defrost the win‐
dows and remove condensation:
▷ Direct the air distribution onto the windows.
▷ Increasing the air flow.
▷ Increase the temperature.
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