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Defrosting the windshield
The outside-air supply is interrupted and only the inside air is circulated.
Risk of accident due to impaired vision, resulting in serious personal injury or death.
In recirculating-air setting, the windows may fog up.
Switching recirculating-air mode on or off
AC OFF– switching the air-conditioning compressor on and off
The air conditioning compressor switches off automatically at temperatures below approx. 37 °F/3 °C and cannot be switched on, even manually.
Whenever outside temperatures exceed approx. 37 °F/3 °C, the air-conditioning compressor can be switched on or off manually.
The compressor can be switched off manual to save fuel.
To dry incoming air in damp weather, do not switch off the air-conditioning compressor.
This prevents fogging of windows.
AC max operation
In AC max operation, the interior of your vehicle is cooled as quickly as possible.
The individual air distributions can be combined as desired.
If an air distribution is not selected, no symbol appears in the display panel. Air flows then from all vents as well as to the windshield.
Recommended setting in Summer
– Air distribution to central and side vents
Recommended setting in Winter
– Air distribution to footwell and windshield
Air distribution to footwell
Air distribution to center and side vents
Air distribution to windshield