Activating the parking brake
The parking brake is automatically set if drive-
ready state is switched off while the vehicle is
being held by Automatic Hold or if the vehicle is
The indicator light changes from green
The parking brake is not set automatically, if the
drive-ready state is switched off, while the vehi‐
cle is coasting to a halt. Automatic Hold is deacti‐
Switching function readiness off
Press the button.
The LED goes out.
The indicator light goes out.
Automatic Hold is switched off.
If the vehicle is being held by Automatic Hold,
press additionally on the brake pedal, when
If the parking brake fails or malfunctions, secure
the vehicle against rolling before exiting.
A Check Control message is displayed.
Secure the vehicle against rolling away, for in‐
stance with a wheel chock, after exiting the vehi‐
After a power failure
To reestablish parking brake functionality after a
Switch on standby state.
Pull the switch while stepping on the
brake pedal or selector lever position P is set
and then push.
This process may take a few seconds. Some
mechanical sounds associated with this process
The indicator light is no longer illumi‐
nated as soon as the parking brake is
ready for operation again.
Turn signal, high beams,
Turn signal in exterior mirror
When driving and during operation of the turn
signals or hazard warning system, do not fold in
the exterior mirrors, so that the signal lights on
the exterior mirror are easy to see.
Using turn signals
Press the lever past the resistance point.
Triple turn signal activation
Lightly tap the lever up or down.
The triple turn signal duration can be adjusted.
2. "Vehicle settings"
4. "Exterior lighting"
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