Preparing the vehicle

  • Stop the vehicle as far away as possible from traffic on solid, non-slippery and level ground.
  • Switch on the hazard warning lamps.
  • Firmly depress the parking brake.
  • Bring the front wheels into the straightahead position.
  • Move the selector lever to P.
  • Switch off the engine.
  • Vehicles without KEYLESS-GO: remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock.
  • 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.
  • Vehicles with KEYLESS-GO: remove the Start/Stop button from the ignition lock ().
  • All occupants must get out of the vehicle. Make sure that they are not endangered as they do so.
  • 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.
  • Get out of the vehicle. Pay attention to traffic conditions when doing so.
  • Close the driver's door.
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