Setting

Pull the switch.

The LED lights up.

The The indicator lamp lights up red. The parking brake is set.

Canadian Lower lamp: indicator lamp in Canadian models

the vehicle as required Set the parking brake and further secure the vehicle as required
Set the parking brake firmly when parking; otherwise, the vehicle could roll. On steep upward and downward inclines, further secure the vehicle, for example, by turning the steering wheel in the direction of the curb. ◄

While driving

Use while driving serves as an emergency braking function:

Pull the switch and hold it. The vehicle brakes hard while the button is being pulled.

a signal The indicator lamp lights up red, a signal sounds and the brake lamps light up.

Canadian Lower lamp: indicator lamp in Canadian models.

If the vehicle is braked to a speed of approx. 2 mph/3 km/h, the parking brake remains set.

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