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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual: Automatic anti-glare mirrors function

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual / Light and visibility / Mirrors / Automatic anti-glare mirrors function

WARNING Risk of burns and poisoning due to the anti-glare mirror electrolyte
Electrolyte may escape if the glass in an automatic anti-glare mirror breaks.

The electrolyte is harmful and causes irritation.

It must not come into contact with your skin, eyes, respiratory organs or clothing or be swallowed.

  • If you come into contact with electrolyte, observe the following:
    • Rinse the electrolyte from your skin and seek medical attention immediately.
    • If electrolyte comes into contact with your eyes, rinse them thoroughly with clean water and seek medical attention immediately.
    • If the electrolyte is swallowed, immediately rinse your mouth out thoroughly. Do not induce vomiting.

      Seek medical attention immediately.

    • Immediately change out of clothing which has come into contact with electrolyte.
    • If an allergic reaction occurs, seek medical attention immediately.

The inside rearview mirror and the outside mirror on the driver's side automatically go into anti-glare mode if light from a headlamp hits the sensor on the inside rearview mirror.

System limitations

The system does not go into anti-glare mode in the following situations:

  • the engine is switched off
  • reverse gear is engaged
  • the interior lighting is switched on

Function of the front-passenger outside mirror parking position

The parking position makes parking easier.

The front-passenger outside mirror tilts downwards and shows the rear wheel on the front-passenger side in the following situations:

  • the parking position is stored
  • the passenger mirror is selected
  • reverse gear is engaged

The front-passenger outside mirror moves back to its original position in the following situations:

  • you shift the transmission to another transmission position
  • at speeds greater than 9 mph (15 km/h)
  • you press the button for the outside mirror on the driver's side

Storing the parking position of the front-passenger outside mirror using reverse gear



  • Select the front-passenger outside mirror using button 2.
  • Engage reverse gear.
  • Move the passenger outside mirror into the desired parking position using button 1.

Calling up

  • Select the front-passenger outside mirror using button 2.
  • Engage reverse gear.

    The front-passenger outside mirror will move to the stored parking position.

Activating/deactivating the automatic mirror folding function

Multimedia system:

Vehicle → Vehicle Settings → Autom. Mirror Folding

  • Activate or deactivate the function.

Operating the sun visors

Using the single sun visor

Operating the sun visors

  • Glare from the front: fold sun visor 1 down.
  • Glare from the side: swing sun visor 1 to the side.

Operating the sun visors

  • Vehicles with an extendable sun visor: slide sun visor 1 horizontally as required.
    Operating the outside mirrors

    Climate control

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