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Question What is the "V.Mode" button?

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I have an S-550 2008, imported from Japan. To the left of the ashtray, there is a button on its own with "V.Mode" written on it. It lights on/off as you press it. However, I have no idea what it is for, and nothing shows up on the dashboard when you press it. Any ideas what it does? Thanks!
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Hi All,
I have an S-550 2008, imported from Japan. To the left of the ashtray, there is a button on its own with "V.Mode" written on it. It lights on/off as you press it. However, I have no idea what it is for, and nothing shows up on the dashboard when you press it. Any ideas what it does? Thanks!

Perhaps you should post a pic so we know what you're talking about.
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v.mode = very fast mode ! makes the hidden hamster powered super charger come to life!
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Pictures of V Mode button

Pictures attached.. The button is on the bottom left of the central console.. pretty much to the left of the ashtray, in the corner.. Any ideas?
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ooks like aftermarket addition ? something to do with valntine 1 radar system maybe ?
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Itmay be an alternate video mode for the DVD playback.
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Pictures attached.. The button is on the bottom left of the central console.. pretty much to the left of the ashtray, in the corner.. Any ideas?
Thats the Viagra Mode switch. When I push mine nothing happens either.
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Looks aftermarket.
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Originally Posted by talal64 View Post
Hi All,
I have an S-550 2008, imported from Japan. To the left of the ashtray, there is a button on its own with "V.Mode" written on it. It lights on/off as you press it. However, I have no idea what it is for, and nothing shows up on the dashboard when you press it. Any ideas what it does? Thanks!

Hi There,
I'v noted that when this button is in GREEN mode (Orange / Green) fuel consumption is good. i.e. when it is Orange 6 km/l and when it is Green 8 km/l. Yet not sure this has direct relationship with it. Anyways now I'm make sure I turned it in to Green mode when ever I start my car as default is Orange.



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Maybe some sort of an aftermarket Valet Mode?
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Ecu tune? Or throttle response?
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Hi There,
I'v noted that when this button is in GREEN mode (Orange / Green) fuel consumption is good. i.e. when it is Orange 6 km/l and when it is Green 8 km/l. Yet not sure this has direct relationship with it. Anyways now I'm make sure I turned it in to Green mode when ever I start my car as default is Orange.



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Hi there! I think I solved it Mercedes S350 W220 that I bought in Japan has the same button inside. Basically it allows You to turn on TV while driving (normaly Command won't allow watching TV when engine is running) so when the button is switched to ON (Green light) the TV is on. Check it on Your car and let me know if it''s the same on Yours.
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