Shifting to neutral N

•► When the vehicle is stationary, depress the brake pedal.

•► Push the DIRECT SELECT lever up or down to the first point of resistance.

If the engine has been switched off, the automatic transmission automatically switches to N.

Remaining in neutral N

If the automatic transmission is to remain in neutral N, e.g. for washing the vehicle in car washes with a towing device, please observe the following instructions:

WARNING
When leaving the SmartKey in the starter switch, do not leave children unattended in the vehicle. It is possible for children to switch on the ignition which could result in unsupervised use of vehicle equipment.

Unsupervised use of vehicle equipment could result in an accident and/or serious personal injury.

Using the SmartKey:

 - make sure that the ignition is switched on.
 - when the vehicle is stationary, depress the brake pedal and keep it depressed.
 - shift to neutral N.
 - release the brake pedal.
 - if applied, release the parking brake.
 - switch off the ignition and leave the SmartKey in the ignition lock.

Using KEYLESS-GO:

 - make sure that the ignition is switched on.
 - when the vehicle is stationary, depress the brake pedal and keep it depressed.
 - engage park position P.
 - release the brake pedal.
 - remove the Start/Stop button from the ignition lock.
 - insert the SmartKey into the ignition lock.
 - switch on the ignition.
 - depress the brake pedal and keep it depressed.
 - shift to neutral N.
 - release the brake pedal.
 - if applied, release the parking brake.
 - switch off the ignition and leave the SmartKey in the ignition lock.

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