2002 Mercedes-Benz E Class Owner's Manual

2002 Mercedes-Benz E Class owners manual
Year:
2002
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
E Class
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
21.88 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
10
Operator’s manual
11
Where to find it
16
Instruments and controls
21
Center console
23
Overhead control panel
24
Operation
27
Central locking system
28
Replacement keys:Obtaining
28
Start lock-out
29
General notes on the central locking system
29
Central locking system
30
Radio frequency and infrared remote control
30
Central locking system:Locking and unlocking
32
Central locking system:Choosing global or selective mode
33
Opening the trunk
33
Opening and closing windows and sliding/pop-up roof from outside
34
Panic button
35
Mechanical keys
35
Doors
36
Central locking switch
38
Automatic central locking
39
Emergency unlocking in case of accident
39
Trunk
40
Trunk lamp
42
Trunk lid release switch
43
Trunk lid emergency release
44
Trunk lid emergency release
45
Antitheft alarm system
46
Tow-away alarm
47
Power seats front
48
Head restraints:Synchronizing
50
Seats:Memory function
51
Memory:Storing
51
Memory:Recalling
52
Front seat head restraints
54
Rear seat head restraints
55
Multicontour seat
56
Seat heater
57
Seat heater:Vehicles without seat ventilation
58
Seat heater:Vehicles with seat ventilation
59
Seat ventilation
60
Seat belts and integrated restraint system
62
Seat belts
62
Seat belt nonusage warning system
63
Seat belts:Fastening
64
Seat belts:Unfastening
66
BabySmartTM airbag deactivation system
69
Self-test BabySmartTM without special child seat installed
69
Supplemental restraint system (SRS)
70
Emergency tensioning retractor (ETR)
71
Airbags
72
Front airbags
74
Side impact airbags, window curtain airbags
74
Safety guidelines for the seat belt, emergency tensioning retractor and airbag
78
Infant and child restraint systems
80
Installation of infant and child restraint systems
83
Steering wheel adjustment
84
Rear view mirrors
85
Rear view mirrors:Inside
85
Rear view mirrors:Exterior
86
Instrument cluster
89
Instrument cluster:Indicator lamps
91
Function indicator lamp on the center console
91
Instrument cluster:Activating
92
Instrument cluster:Illumination
92
Coolant temperature gauge
93
Outside temperature indicator
93
Trip odometer
94
Tachometer
94
Multifunction steering wheel, multifunction display
95
Trip and main odometer, FSS and engine oil level display
99
Audio systems
100
Radio
100
CD player
101
Cassette player
102
Telephone
103
Telephone book
103
Redialing
105
Incoming call
107
Navigation system
108
Trip computer
109
Malfunction message memory
111
Individual settings
113
Setting the audio volume
116
Flexible service system
117
Engine oil level indicator
120
Engine oil consumption
121
Exterior lamp switch
122
Standing lamps
122
Daytime running lamps
123
Night security illumination
123
Headlamp cleaning system
124
Combination switch
125
Windshield wiper smears
127
Blocked windshield wiper
127
Hazard warning flasher switch
128
Automatic climate control
129
Display and controls
131
Basic setting
132
Automatic climate control:Economy
132
Special settings
132
Front center console compartment ventilation
136
Rear passenger compartment adjustable air outlet
137
Audio and telephone, operation
138
Audio system:Operating safety
138
Operating and display elements
139
Anti-theft system
140
Entering the code number
141
Button and soft key operation
141
Operation
142
Switching on and off
142
Adjusting the volume
142
Audio functions
142
Bass
142
Treble
142
Fader\x11
143
Balance
143
Centering all audio functions
143
Radio mode
144
Selecting radio mode
144
Selecting the band
144
Manual tuning
144
Seek tuning
144
Scan tuning
145
Station memory
145
Storing stations
145
Retrieving a station from memory
145
Direct frequency input (AM and FM only)
145
Audio system:Cassette mode
146
Playing cassettes
146
Cassette eject
147
Track selection
147
Track search forwards\x12/\x12backwards
148
Fast forward\x12/\x12reverse
148
Scanning
149
Dolby\x11NR\x11
149
CD mode
150
General notes on CD mode
150
CD changer installed
151
Loading\x12/\x12emptying the CD magazine
151
Playing CDs
151
Skipping tracks forwards\x12/\x12backwards
152
Fast forward\x12/\x12reverse
152
Scanning
152
Random play\x12/\x12repeat function
153
Direct track selection
153
Audio system:Telephone operation
154
Switching the telephone on and off
154
Entering telephone number and starting dialing process
154
Calling up the phone book
154
Switching between name search and number search
155
Searching and selecting phone book entries by name
155
Searching and selecting phone book entries by number
155
Placing a call
155
Manual repeat dialing (redial)
155
Accepting incoming call in telephone mode
156
Accepting incoming call in tape, CD or radio mode
156
Terminating call
156
Component malfunctions
156
Power windows
157
Express opening and closing
158
Power windows:Blocking of rear door window operation
158
Power windows:Synchronizing power windows
159
Sliding / pop-up roof
160
Sliding/pop-up roof:Express opening
161
Sliding/pop-up roof:Synchronizing
161
Interior lighting
162
Entrance lamps, exit lamps in doors
162
Reading lamps rear compartment
163
Rear window sunshade
163
Sun visors
164
Illuminated vanity mirrors
164
Interior
165
Armrest, rear bench
165
Cup holder in rear bench armrest
165
Glove box
166
Cup holder and coin holder in glove box lid
166
Storage compartment above ashtray in center console
167
Storage compartments \tin center console
167
Cup holder in center console
168
Ashtrays
169
Rear doors
170
Lighter
171
Cargo tie-down hooks
172
Parcel net in front passenger footwell
172
Cellular telephone
173
Shelf below rear window
173
Garage door opener
174
Driving
179
COMAND, radio and telephone
179
Telephones and two-way radios
179
Telephones and two-way radio
179
The first 1 000 miles (1 500 km)
180
System self-check
181
Emergency calls
182
Initiating an emergency call manually
184
Tele Aid:Roadside Assistance
185
Tele Aid:Information
186
Remote door unlock
189
Stolen vehicle tracking services
190
Info Services
190
Catalytic converter
191
Emission control
192
Steering lock
193
Starting and turning off the engine
195
Before starting
195
Starting
195
Turning off
195
Automatic transmission
196
Driving
197
Accelerator position
197
Stopping
198
Maneuvering
198
Automatic transmission:Selector lever position
199
Gear selection for special circumstances
200
Automatic transmission:Program mode selector switch
203
Automatic transmission:Emergency operation
204
Parking brake
205
Driving instructions
206
Drive sensibly - Save Fuel
206
Drinking and driving
206
Pedals
206
Power assistance
207
Brakes
207
Driving off
208
Parking
209
Tires
209
Snow chains
212
Winter driving instructions
212
Winter driving
213
Block heater
214
Deep water
214
Passenger compartment
214
Traveling abroad
214
Cruise control
215
Brake assist system (BAS)
218
Antilock brake system (ABS)
220
Four Wheel Electronic Traction System (4MATIC)
222
Electronic stability program (ESP)
223
ESP (Electronic Stability Program):Synchronizing
224
ESP (Electronic Stability Program):Control switch
225
Parking assist (Parktronic)
227
Parking assist (Parktronic):Sensors
228
Parking assist (Parktronic):Warning indicators
229
Monitoring reach of sensors
230
Parking assist (Parktronic):Malfunction
231
Parking assist (Parktronic):Parktronic switch
231
What you should know \tat the gas station
232
Check regularly and before a long trip
234
Instrument cluster display
237
On-board diagnostic system
237
Brake warning lamp
238
Supplemental restraint system (SRS) indicator lamp
239
Fuel reserve and fuel cap placement warning
239
Electronic stability program (ESP) — warning lamp
240
BAS / ESP malfunction indicator lamp
240
ABS malfunction indicator lamp
241
Seat belt warning lamp
241
Malfunction and indicator lamp in the center console
242
AIRBAG OFF indicator lamp
242
Malfunction and warning messages in the multifunction display
243
DISPLAY DEFECTIVE
244
BATTERY / ALTERNATOR
245
ABS-SYSTEM
246
BRAKE ASSIST
246
BRAKE LINING WEAR
247
BRAKE FLUID
247
PARKING BRAKE
248
ENGINE FAN
248
COOLANT (coolant level)
249
COOLANT TEMP.
250
LIGHTING SYSTEM
251
LIGHT SENSOR
252
REMOVE KEY
252
STEERING GEAR OIL
253
ENGINE OIL LEVEL
254
WASHER FLUID
255
ELEC. STABIL. PROG. (Electronic stability program)
256
TELE AID
256
Practical hints
259
Stowing things in the vehicle
259
Fuses
260
Hood
262
Checking engine oil level
265
Automatic transmission fluid level
266
Coolant level
266
Adding coolant
267
Windshield and headlamp washer system
268
Windshield and headlamp washer fluid mixing ratio
268
Spare wheel
269
Vehicle jack
270
Wheels
271
Tire replacement
271
Rotating wheels
272
Spare wheel
273
Spare wheel
273
Spare wheel bolts
273
Spare wheel
274
Wheels:Spare wheel
275
Changing wheels
276
Tire inflation pressure
281
Battery
283
Battery:Battery recycling
284
Jump starting
285
Towing the vehicle
288
Transmission selector lever, manually unlocking
290
Exterior lamps
291
Replacing bulbs
291
Headlamp assembly
292
Exterior lamps:Low and high beams
293
Bulbs for high beam
293
Exterior lamps:Turn signal lamps
294
Exterior lamps:Parking lamps
294
Taillamp assemblies
295
Exterior lamps:Side marker lamp, front
296
Exterior lamps:High mounted stop lamp
296
Electronic main key
297
Checking batteries
297
Electronic main key:Synchronizing remote control
299
Emergency engine shut-down
299
Rear seat cushion
300
Emergency operation of sliding / pop-up roof
301
Manual release for fuel filler flap
302
Replacing wiper blade insert
303
Roof rack
305
Vehicle care
307
Power washer
308
Tar stains
308
Paintwork, painted body components
308
Engine cleaning
309
Vehicle washing
309
Ornamental moldings
309
Headlamps, taillamps, turn signal lenses
309
Cleaning the parktronic system sensors
310
Window cleaning / glass sunroof
310
Wiper blades
310
Light alloy wheels
311
Instrument cluster
311
Steering wheel and gear selector lever
311
Cup holder
311
Seat belts
311
Headliner and shelf below rear window
311
Upholstery
312
Hard plastic trim items
312
Plastic and rubber parts
312
Technical data
315
Warranty coverage
315
Loss of Service and Warranty Information Booklet
315
Identification labels
316
Layout of poly-V-belt drive
318
Technical data
319
Technical data:Rims and Tires
320
Technical data:Electrical system
323
Technical data:Weights
323
Technical data:Main Dimensions
324
Fuels, coolants, lubricants etc. - capacities
325
Engine oils
327
Engine oil additives
327
Air conditioner refrigerant
327
Brake fluid
327
Premium unleaded gasoline
328
Fuel requirements
328
Gasoline additives
329
Coolants
329
Consumer information
331
Uniform tire quality grading
331

FAQ about the 2002 Mercedes-Benz E Class Manual

What contains the 2002 E Class manual?

The Mercedes-Benz E Class owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Mercedes-Benz to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Mercedes-Benz E Class. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Mercedes-Benz E Class 2002 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz E Class
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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The Mercedes-Benz E Class (2002) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2002 is available in English.

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