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2010-2013 Panamera – Manual

2010-2013 Panamera – Manual

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Increased cooling output in AC MAX mode on 4-zone air-conditioning system
On the automatic 4-zone air-conditioning system, AC MAX mode provides additional cooling output for the front air-conditioned areas.

The air-conditioned areas in the rear are deactivated automatically to achieve this increase the cooling output.

OFF appears in the displays on the operating unit for the rear air-conditioned areas.

Information on air-conditioning compressor
The air-conditioning compressor
– Can switch off briefly to ensure sufficient engine cooling if the engine is operating under extreme load.
– Switches off automatically at temperatures below approx. 38 °F (3 °C) and cannot be switched on, even manually.
– Operates most effectively with the windows closed.
If the vehicle has been in the sun for a long time, it is a good idea to ventilate the interior briefly with the windows open.
– Depending on the outside temperature and humidity, condensation can drip from the evaporator and form a pool under
the vehicle. This is normal and not a sign of leaks.


Defrosting the windshield
Activating defrosting function

  • Press button .
    The indicator light on the button lights up.
    The air flows to the windshield and the front side windows.
    The windshield is demisted or defrosted as quickly as possible.

    Deactivating defrosting function
  • Press button .
    The indicator light on the button goes out. or
    Press button for the left or right air-conditioned area.

Information
2-zone air conditioning

The windshield is defrosted with maximum efficiency when the air vents in the rear are closed.

For information on air vents:

  • Please see the chapter "AIR VENTS" on page 76.

4-zone air conditioning
In defrosting mode, the air supply to the rear is cut off automatically to achieve maximum defrosting efficiency.

The air flows to the windshield and the front side windows.

OFF and a lock symbol appear in the displays on the operating unit for the rear air-conditioned areas. Air-conditioning settings cannot be modified.


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