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Q: How do I turn on the emergency flashers?

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How do I turn on the emergency flashers?

A: You will want to turn on the emergency flas...

You will want to turn on the emergency flashers for your vehicle if it stops working or if you’re in an accident.

  1. Locate the switch with a triangle on it on the front of your display area. Press the switch.

  2. Press the switch a second time to shut off the flashers.

Tip

You can tell the flashers are on from inside the car by noticing if both signal arrows are flashing.

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