Arming and disarming the alarm system
When you lock or unlock the vehicle, either with the remote control or at the door lock, the alarm system is armed or disarmed at the same time.
Door lock and armed alarm system
The alarm system is triggered when the door is opened, if the vehicle is unlocked via the door lock.
In order to terminate this alarm, unlock vehicle with the remote control or switch on the ignition, if necessary, by emergency detection of the remote control.
Trunk lid and armed alarm system
The trunk lid can be opened using the remote control, even if the alarm system is armed.
Press the button on the remote control for approx. 1 second.
After the trunk lid is closed, it is locked and monitored again by the alarm system. The hazard warning system flashes once.
In some vehicle equipment variants, the trunk lid can only be opened using the remote control if the vehicle was unlocked first.
Press the button on the remote control for at least 3 seconds.
Switching off the alarm
▷ Unlock the vehicle using the remote control.
▷ With Comfort Access: if you are carrying the remote control with you, pull on the door handle.
Indicator lamp on the interior rearview mirror
▷ The indicator lamp flashes briefly every
The system is armed.
▷ The indicator lamp flashes after locking:
The doors, hood or trunk lid is not closed properly, but the rest of the vehicle is secured.
After 10 seconds, the indicator lamp flashes continuously. Interior motion sensor and tilt alarm sensor are not active.
▷ The indicator lamp goes out after unlocking:
The vehicle has not been tampered with.
▷ The indicator lamp flashes after unlocking
until the engine is started, but no longer than
approx. 5 minutes:
An alarm has been triggered.
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