Climate control main menu

COMAND allows you to set additional functions which cannot be selected using the control panel in the center console. Call up these functions using the climate control main menu.

menu: select the AC climate control To open the climate control main menu: select the AC climate control symbol in the air-conditioning function bar by turning and press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press The climate control menu opens. to confirm.

The climate control menu opens.

Climate control main menu
Climate control main menu

You can:
Х switch cooling with dehumidification on or off ()
Х control climate control centrally (Mono)
Х adjust the Footwell Temperature
Х set the Airflow for the air vents
Х operate the Rear air conditioning from the front

Switching cooling with air dehumidification on/off

Cooling is operational when the engine is running, and cools according to the selected interior temperature for the vehicle. Cooling also dehumidifies the air inside the vehicle and, thereby, prevents the windows from fogging up.

WARNING
If you switch off cooling with dehumidification, the vehicle will not be cooled and the air not dehumidified in warm weather conditions. The windows can mist up faster. This could result in your no longer being able to observe the traffic conditions properly and you may cause an accident.

underside of the vehicle when the cooler is Condensation may collect on the underside of the vehicle when the cooler is operating.

air-conditioning function bar by turning Select the climate control main menu in the air-conditioning function bar by turning to confirm. the COMAND controller and press The climate control menu opens. to confirm.

The climate control menu opens.

press . To switch on: select press . and press To switch off: select  and.

press . To switch off: select press . and press A tick appears..

A tick appears.

Controlling climate control centrally

Controlling climate control centrally

You can use the Mono function to set all the air-conditioning zones in the vehicle to the same settings. If the Mono function is switched on and you adjust climate control on the driverТs side, these changes will also be made in all the air-conditioning zones.

air-conditioning function bar by turning Select the climate control main menu in the air-conditioning function bar by turning to confirm. the COMAND controller and press The climate control menu opens. to confirm.

The climate control menu opens.

A tick appears when the function is Select Mono and press A tick appears when the function is.

A tick appears when the function is selected.

The Mono function is automatically switched

The Mono function is automatically switched off if you:
Х change settings for automatic climate control on the front-passenger side using COMAND
Х press one of the rocker switches to operate automatic climate control on the frontpassenger side
Х press one of the rocker switches on the rear-compartment control panel

Adjusting the footwell temperature

You can use the Footwell Temperature function to set the temperature difference between the footwell and the rest of the vehicle interior.

mode, especially at low outside This setting is quite effective in automatic mode, especially at low outside temperatures.

The greater the value you set, the higher the temperature in the footwell.

air-conditioning function bar by turning Select the climate control main menu in the air-conditioning function bar by turning to confirm. the COMAND controller and press The climate control menu opens. to confirm.

The climate control menu opens.

. Select Footwell Temperature and press A scale appears..

A scale appears.

To change the temperature difference:

slide  or turn To change the temperature difference: slide . or turn To confirm your selection: press.

. To confirm your selection: press Setting the blower settings for the air.

Setting the blower settings for the air vents

This function allows you to determine the way the air is blown through the air vents in automatic mode.

You can select:
Х Focused (high blower setting)
Х Medium (standard setting)
Х Diffuse (low blower setting)

mode, especially at high outside This setting is quite effective in automatic mode, especially at high outside temperatures.

If the vehicle has become very warm and the automatic air conditioning is cooling the interior, the blower settings are briefly canceled.

air-conditioning function bar by turning Select the climate control main menu in the air-conditioning function bar by turning to confirm. the COMAND controller and press The climate control menu opens. to confirm.

The climate control menu opens.

A menu appears. Select Airflow and press A menu appears..

A menu appears.

The current setting is indicated by a To change the airflow: slide dot.

or turn To change the airflow: slide . or turn To confirm your selection: press.

. To confirm your selection: press Operating the rear-compartment airconditioning.

Operating the rear-compartment airconditioning system from the front

The rear-compartment air-conditioning system is operated in the same way as climate control for the driver and front passenger.

Switching on operation of the rearcompartment air conditioning from the front

air-conditioning function bar by turning Select the climate control main menu in the air-conditioning function bar by turning to confirm. the COMAND controller and press The climate control menu opens. to confirm.

The climate control menu opens.

. Select Rear . and press Rear appears in the main menu on the airconditioning.

Rear appears in the main menu on the airconditioning function bar. The rearcompartment air-conditioning system can be controlled from the front.

Main menu for the rear-compartment airconditioning system

In the main menu for the rear-compartment air-conditioning system, you can:
Х switch back to front-compartment climate control operation
Х switch off the rear-compartment air conditioning
Х switch automatic mode for the rearcompartment air conditioning on/off

climate control main menu in the air To open the main menu: select the climate control main menu in the air conditioning function bar and press .

The current setting is indicated by a

The current setting is indicated by a To switch back to operation of the rearcompartment dot.

To switch back to operation of the rearcompartment air-conditioning system from the front:

Front Climate Control and press In the climate control main menu, select Front Climate Control and press The air-conditioning function bar shows the.

The air-conditioning function bar shows the climate control settings for the driver and front passenger.

To switch off the rear-compartment air conditioning:

Rear Climate Control OFF and press In the climate control main menu, select Rear Climate Control OFF and press To switch on automatic mode for the rearcompartment.

To switch on automatic mode for the rearcompartment air conditioning:

Rear Automatic and press . In the climate control main menu, select Rear Automatic and press Automatic mode for the rear-compartment.

Automatic mode for the rear-compartment air-conditioning system is switched on.

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