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Vehicles with a diesel particle filter:

If the vehicle is mostly driven for short distances, it is possible that malfunctions may occur during the automatic cleaning of the diesel particle filter. This can lead to engine damage. Therefore, if you frequently drive short distances, make sure to drive on highways or inter-urban roads for 20 minutes at least every 310 miles (500 km).

    General driving tips
    Important safety notes WARNING   Always remember that you must concentrate primarily on driving the vehicle. The driver's concentration must always be directed primarily at road traffic ...

    Brakes
    Important safety notes WARNING   On slippery road surfaces, never downshift in order to obtain braking action. This could result in drive wheel slip and reduced vehicle control. Your ve ...

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    Playing an MP3/WMA CD-R or CD-RW Disc
    The radio has the capability of playing an MP3/WMA CD-R or CD-RW disc. For more information on how to play an MP3/WMA CD-R or CD-RW disc, see MP3 (Radio with CD/USB)  or MP3 (Radio with CD/DV ...

    Terms
    It is important to familiarize yourself with the following terms before loading your vehicle: ► Curb Weight (actual weight of your vehicle) - vehicle weight including: standard and opt ...

    Tire valves
    Keep the valve caps screwed down firmly to prevent water or dirt entering the valve. Check the valves for leaks when checking the tire pressures. ...