Adjusting the steering wheel while driving The steering wheel may move further than desired if adjusted while driving. You may lose control of the vehicle.
Do not adjust the steering wheel when driving.
Adjusting the steering wheel manually
Fig. 216: Locking lever for steering wheel adjustment
Fully insert the vehicle key into the ignition lock.
Lower the locking lever
Move the steering wheel vertically and horizontally in order to adjust the steering wheel position to the tilt of the backrest and seat position.
Turn back the locking lever to the original position so that you feel it engage.
Adjusting the steering wheel electrically
Uncontrolled retrieval of the memory settings If persons or animals are within the range of movement of the steering wheel while it is being adjusted, there is a risk of body parts being trapped or crushed.
Do not leave children in the vehicle unattended.
Fig. 217: Control stalk for steering wheel adjustment
Move the control stalk under the steering column in the relevant direction until the desired position is reached.
Storing steering wheel settings
In vehicles with the memory package, the steering wheel settings can be stored to the memory buttons in the driver's door and on the vehicle key.
Please see chapter "Personal Settings" on page 207.
Switching the heated steering wheel on and off
Fig. 218: Heated steering wheel button
Engine is running.
Press the button in the center steering wheel spoke (Fig. 218), until the message Heated steering wheel on or Heated steering wheel off appears briefly on the multifunction display.