Preparing the vehicle

Your vehicle may be equipped with a "Minispare" emergency spare wheel or MOExtended tires (tires with run-flat properties).

necessary on Vehicle preparation is not necessary on vehicles with MOExtended tires.

non-slippery and level ground.  Stop the vehicle as far away as possible from traffic on solid, non-slippery and level ground.
  Firmly depress the parking brake.  Switch on the hazard warning lamps.
  Bring the front wheels into the straightahead position.  Firmly depress the parking brake.
  Vehicles with manual transmission: engage first or reverse gear.  Bring the front wheels into the straightahead position.
  Vehicles with automatic transmission: move the selector lever to P.  Vehicles with manual transmission: engage first or reverse gear.
  Switch off the engine.  Vehicles with automatic transmission: move the selector lever to P.
  Vehicles without KEYLESS-GO: remove the SmartKey from the ignition  Switch off the engine.
lock.  Vehicles without KEYLESS-GO: remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock.
The on-board electronics have status 0, which is the same as the SmartKey having  Vehicles with KEYLESS-GO: open the driver's door.
The on-board electronics have status 0, which is the same as the SmartKey having been removed.
ignition lock.  Vehicles with KEYLESS-GO: remove the Start/Stop button from the ignition lock.
Make sure that they are not endangered as they do so.  All occupants must get out of the vehicle.
Make sure that they are not endangered as they do so.
changed.  Make sure that no one is near the danger area while a wheel is being changed.
Anyone who is not directly assisting in the wheel change should, for example, stand behind the barrier.
  Close the driver's door.  Get out of the vehicle. Pay attention to traffic conditions when doing so.
Changing a wheel and mounting the spare wheel  Close the driver's door.

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