Manual: 2009-2012

Page: 56

A - Control switch for door mirror adjustment

Swivelling down mirror glass as a parking aid

  • Please see the chapter "SEAT MEMORY" on page 27.

– When reverse gear is engaged, the mirror glass on the passenger's
side swivels down slightly to show the curb area.

– Vehicle must be equipped with seat memory.
– Set the control switch A to "passenger's side".
– Reverse gear must be engaged.

Returning mirror glass to its original position

  • Drive forwards with a speed of over 4 mph (6 km/h) or
  • Set the control switch A to "driver's side".

O - Initial position
1 - Ignition on
2 - Start engine
3 - Ignition off

Ignition/Starter Switch with anti-theft Steering Lock
The ignition lock has a total of four ignition lock positions.

The ignition key rebounds to the initial position from every ignition lock position.

  • For your safety, fasten safety belts.
  • Please see the chapter "IMMOBILIZER" on page 13.
  • Please see the chapter "KEY WITH RADIO REMOTE CONTROL"
    on page 13.

Before starting the engine

  • Apply the footbrake.
  • Manual transmission:
    Fully depress the clutch pedal and put the gearshift lever into neutral.
    The clutch pedal must be depressed fully before the starter will engage.
  • In vehicles with PDK transmission:
    Move PDK selector lever to position P or N.
  • Do not press the accelerator pedal.

Switch position 0
Initial position
The ignition key cannot be withdrawn when the ignition is switched on or when the engine has been started.

To withdraw the ignition key:

  • Stop the vehicle.
  • In vehicles with PDK transmission:
    Move PDK selector lever to position P.
  • Switch ignition off.
  • Remove ignition key.

Switch position 1
Ignition on

  • Turn ignition key to position 1.
    Ignition is switched on.

All electrical equipment can be switched on.

  • Please see the chapter "WARNINGS ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE ON-BOARD COMPUTER" on page 133.