500 Auto Navigation - Charge the battery

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Charge the battery

Before charging the battery, carefully read “Battery information,” p. 49.






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G e t s t a r t e d


1. Connect the charger to the mini USB port on the navigation device,

and insert the charger plug into the cigarette lighter socket of your

Power must be supplied by the 12 V car battery. Ensure that the
charger is properly inserted in the cigarette lighter socket and does
not interfere with the normal operation of the car.

In some car models, the cigarette lighter socket is powered by the car
battery even when you remove the ignition key. In those cases, the
car battery might be discharged if the navigation device is left on, or
if the device is turned off but connected to the cigarette lighter
socket for a long time. Contact the vehicle manufacturer for more

The indicator light is orange during charging. If charging does not
start, disconnect the charger, and plug it in again.

2. When the battery is fully charged, the indicator light turns green.

Disconnect the charger from the cigarette lighter socket.

If you use the TMC (traffic message channel) service with the
navigation device, keep the charger connected to the navigation
device as the charger includes the TMC antenna.

When battery power is low, the indicator light is red, the battery icon
shows one bar or no bars, and a text about low battery is displayed.