Towing the vehicle with the rear axle raised

Only possible on vehicles without 4MATIC.

When towing your vehicle with the rear axle raised, it is important that you observe the safety instructions.

off if you The ignition must be switched off if you are towing the vehicle with the rear axle raised. Intervention by ESP® could otherwise damage the brake system.

  Turn the SmartKey to position 0 in the  Switch on the hazard warning lamps.
ignition lock and remove the SmartKey  Turn the SmartKey to position 0 in the ignition lock and remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock.
SmartKey or the KEYLESS-GO key with you.  When leaving the vehicle, take the SmartKey or the KEYLESS-GO key with you.

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