2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class Owner's Manual

2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class owners manual
Year:
2001
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
SLK Class
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
15.92 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
8
Operator’s manual
9
Where to find it
14
Instruments and controls
19
Center console
21
Overhead control panel
22
Operation
25
Remote control with folding master key
25
Start lock-out
27
General notes on the central locking system
27
Central locking system
28
Remote control
28
Locking and unlocking with remote control
29
Choosing global or selective mode on remote control
29
Panic button
30
Doors
31
P72.10-2154-26
31
Central locking switch
33
Automatic central locking
34
Emergency unlocking in case of accident
35
Trunk
36
P88.50-2065-26
36
Emergency release for trunk lid
38
Antitheft alarm system
38
Tow-away alarm
40
Seats
41
Head restraints:Removal
43
Seat heater
45
Seat belts and integrated restraint system
47
Seat belts
47
Seat belt nonusage warning system
48
Fastening of seat belts
49
Unfastening of seat belts
51
Operation
51
BabySmart
54
Self-test BabySmart
54
Supplemental restraint system (SRS)
55
Emergency tensioning retractor (ETR)
55
Airbags
56
P91.60-2212-26
56
Front airbags
59
Side impact airbags
59
Safety guidelines for the seat belt, emergency tensioning retractor and airbag
63
Infant and child restraint systems
65
Adjusting telescoping steering column
67
Rear view mirrors
68
Inside rear view mirror
68
Exterior rear view mirrors
69
Instrument cluster
71
Indicator lamps in the instrument cluster
73
Function indicator lamp on the center console
73
Additional function indicator lamps (in the odometer display)
74
Instrument cluster:Activating
75
Instrument lamps
75
Display illumination
75
Coolant temperature gauge
76
Outside temperature indicator
76
Trip Odometer
77
Clock
77
Tachometer
77
Flexible service system (FSS)
78
Checking engine oil level
80
Engine oil consumption
81
Exterior lamp switch
82
Daytime running lamps
83
Headlamp cleaning system
83
Combination switch
84
Windshield wipers smear
86
Blocked windshield wipers
86
Hazard warning flasher switch
86
Climate control
87
Basic setting – heater
89
Basic setting – air conditioner
89
Special settings
90
Defogging windows
90
Economy
91
Climate control - OFF
91
Rear window defroster
91
Air recirculation
92
Residual engine heat utilization (
92
Dust Filter
93
Audio and telephone, operation
94
Operating safety
94
Operating and display elements
95
Anti-theft system
96
Entering the code number
97
Button and soft key operation
97
Operation
98
Switching on and off
98
Setting the audio volume
98
Audio functions
98
Bass
98
Treble
98
Balance
99
Centering all audio functions
99
Radio mode
100
Selecting radio mode
100
Selecting the band
100
Manual tuning
100
Seek tuning
100
Scan tuning
101
Station memory
101
Storing stations
101
Retrieving a station from memory
101
Direct frequency input (AM and FM only)
101
Cassette mode
102
Playing cassettes
102
Cassette eject
103
Track selection
103
Track search forwards\x12/\x12backwards
103
Fast forward\x12/\x12reverse
104
Scanning
104
Dolby\x11NR\x11
104
CD mode
105
General notes on CD mode
105
CD changer installed
106
Loading\x12/\x12emptying the CD magazine
106
Playing CDs
106
Skipping tracks forwards\x12/\x12backwards
107
Fast forward\x12/\x12reverse
107
Scanning
107
Random play\x12/\x12repeat function
108
Direct track selection
108
Telephone operation
109
Switching the telephone on and off
109
Entering telephone number and starting dialing process
109
Calling up the phone book
109
Switching between name search and number search
110
Searching and selecting phone book entries by name
110
Searching and selecting phone book entries by number
110
Placing a call
110
Manual repeat dialing (redial)
110
Accepting incoming call in telephone mode
110
Accepting incoming call in tape, CD or radio mode
111
Terminating call
111
Component malfunctions
111
Power windows
112
Express opening of door windows
112
Interior lighting
113
Night security illumination
113
Sun visors with vanity mirror
114
Interior
114
Cup holder and glove box
115
Cup holder
115
Glove box
115
Storage compartments
116
Storage compartment in center console
116
Storage compartment in armrest
116
Ashtrays
117
Coin holder
117
Lighter
118
Parcel net in passenger footwell
119
Shelf behind roll bars
119
Cellular telephone
119
Garage door opener
120
Retractable hardtop
123
P65.10-2090-26
124
Lowering Hardtop
124
Raising Hardtop
126
Wind screen
128
Installation
128
Luggage cover
129
Driving
131
Radio and telephone
131
Telephones and two-way radio
131
The first 1 000 miles (1 500 km)
132
Maintenance
132
Tele Aid
133
System self-check
133
Tele Aid:Emergency calls
134
Tele Aid:Initiating an emergency call manually
135
P54.30-3045-26
135
Tele Aid:Roadside Assistance
136
Tele Aid:Information
137
Remote door unlock
139
Stolen vehicle tracking services
139
Catalytic converter
141
Emission control
142
Steering lock
143
Starting and turning off the engine
145
Before starting
145
Starting
145
Turning off
145
Manual transmission
146
Automatic transmission
147
Driving
148
Accelerator position
148
Stopping
149
Maneuvering
149
Automatic transmission:Selector lever positions
150
Gear selection for special circumstances
151
Automatic transmission:Program mode selector switch
154
Emergency Operation (Limp Home Mode)
155
Parking brake
156
Driving instructions
157
Drive sensibly – Save Fuel
157
Drinking and driving
157
Pedals
157
Power assistance
158
Brakes
158
Driving off
159
Parking
159
Tires
160
Snow chains
163
Winter driving instructions
163
Anticorrosion / antifreeze
164
Block heater
165
Deep water
165
Passenger compartment
165
Traveling abroad
165
Cruise control
166
Brake assist system (BAS)
169
Antilock brake system (ABS)
171
Electronic stability program (ESP)
173
ESP (Electronic stability program):Synchronizing
174
ESP (Electronic stability program):Control switch
175
What you should know at the gas station
177
Check regularly and before a long trip
179
Instrument cluster display
181
On-board diagnostic system
181
Brake warning lamp
182
Brake pad wear indicator lamp
183
Seat belt nonusage warning lamp
183
Supplemental restraint system (SRS) indicator lamp
183
Fuel reserve and fuel cap placement warning
184
Electronic stability program (ESP) — warning lamp
184
BAS / ESP malfunction indicator lamp
184
ABS malfunction indicator lamp
185
Telescoping steering column warning lamp
185
Low engine coolant level warning lamp
186
Low windshield and headlamp washer system fluid level warning lamp
186
Low engine oil level warning lamp
187
Charge indicator lamp
187
Exterior lamp failure indicator lamp
188
Additional function indicator lamps (in the odometer display)
188
Malfunction and indicator lamp in the center\x11console
188
AIRBAG OFF indicator lamp
188
Practical hints
191
Stowing things in the vehicle
191
Fuses
191
Hood
193
Automatic transmission fluid level
195
Checking engine oil level
196
Coolant level
197
Adding coolant
197
Windshield and headlamp washer system
198
Windshield and headlamp washer fluid mixing ratio
198
Air pump, spare wheel, vehicle tools, storage compartment
199
Vehicle jack
200
Wheels
201
Tire replacement
201
Rotating wheels
202
Spare wheel
203
Spare wheel bolts
204
Changing wheels
205
Inflating the collapsible spare tire
210
Storing spare wheel in wheel well
211
Tire inflation pressure
212
Battery
213
Battery recycling
214
Battery
215
Towing the vehicle
217
Transmission selector lever, manually unlocking
220
Exterior lamps
221
Exterior lamps:Replacing bulbs
221
Headlamp assembly
222
P82.10-2352-26
222
Exterior lamps:Low and high beam
223
Xenon bulb for low beam
223
Parking, standing and turn signal lamp
224
P82.10-2354-26
224
Taillamp assemblies
225
Exterior lamps:Side marker lamp, front
226
High mounted stop lamp
226
Changing batteries in the remote control
227
P80.30-2094-26
227
Synchronizing remote control
228
Emergency engine shut-down
229
Raising hardtop manually
229
Replacing wiper blade insert
234
P82.30-2037-26
234
Antenna
235
Manual release of fuel filler flap
235
Vehicle care
237
Power washer
238
Paintwork, painted body components
238
Tar stains
238
Engine cleaning
239
Vehicle washing
239
Headlamps, taillamps, turn signal lenses
240
Window cleaning
240
Rear window cleaning
240
Wiper blades
241
Light alloy wheels
241
Instrument cluster
241
Steering wheel and gear selector lever
242
Cup holder
242
Hard plastic trim items
242
Plastic and rubber parts
242
Headliner and shelf behind roll bars
242
Upholstery
242
Seat belts
243
Technical data
245
Warranty coverage
245
Loss of Service and Warranty Information Booklet
245
Identification labels
246
P62.10-2022-26
246
Layout of poly-V-belt drive
248
P13.20-2008-26
248
Technical data
251
Rims – Tires
252
Electrical system
254
Weights
254
Main Dimensions
254
Fuels, coolants, lubricants etc. – capacities
255
Engine oils
257
Engine oil additives
257
Air conditioner refrigerant
257
Brake fluid
257
Premium unleaded gasoline
258
Fuel requirements
258
Gasoline additives
259
Coolants
259
Consumer information
261
Uniform tire quality grading
261
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