Hazard warning lights
The hazard warning lights are used to make other road users aware of your vehicle in hazardous situations.
Switch for hazard warning lights
– Press the switch to switch the hazard warning lights on or off ⇒ fig. 60.
All four turn signals flash simultaneously when the hazard warning lights are switched on. The two turn signal indicator lamps , - and the indicator lamp in the switch will flash at the same time. The hazard warning lights also work when the ignition is switched off.
The hazard warning lights come on automatically in the event of an accident in which an airbag is triggered or in the case of an emergency stop (full brake application).
You should switch on the hazard warning lights to warn other road users, for instance:
- • When reaching the tail end of a traffic jam
- • If your vehicle breaks down or there is an emergency
- • If your vehicle is being towed away, or if you are towing another vehicle.