Inserting the key into the ignition lock
Insert the key all the way into the ignition lock.
Individual electrical consumers can operate.
Removing the key from the ignition lock
Press in the key briefly. It is ejected slightly.
At the same time:
> The ignition is switched off if it was on
The key can only be removed if the selector lever
is in position P: interlock.
Press the Start/Stop button to switch radio readi-
ness or the ignition on and off. Do not depress
the brake or clutch while doing so.
If the Start/Stop button is pressed while
the clutch is depressed in the manual
transmission or the brake pedal is depressed in
the automatic transmission, the engine starts.<
Individual electrical consumers can operate. The
time and external temperature are displayed in
Radio readiness is switched off automatically:
> When the key is removed from the ignition
> When using Comfort Access
* by pushing the
button on the door handle or the
button on the remote control, refer to
Locking on page 29
> After a certain has elapsed
Most indicator and warning lamps in indicator
area 1, page 13, light up for varying lengths of
When the engine is off, switch off the
ignition and any unnecessary electrical
consumers in order to preserve the battery.<
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