2003 Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe Owner's Manual

2003 Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe owners manual
Year:
2003
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
C Class Coupe
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
4 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
3
Introduction
9
Operator’s Manual
10
Service and warranty information
10
Important notice for California retail\x11buyers and lessees of \x05Mercedes-Benz \x05automobiles
11
Maintenance
12
Roadside Assistance
12
Change of address or ownership
12
Operating your vehicle outside the USA or Canada
13
Symbols
15
Operating safety
16
Proper use of the vehicle
16
Problems
17
Reporting safety defects
18
Reporting Safety Defects
18
At a glance
19
Cockpit;Instruments and controls see Cockpit
20
Instrument cluster
22
Multifunction steering wheel;Steering wheel:Buttons
24
Center console
25
Overhead control panel
26
Door control panel
27
Getting started
29
Unlocking
30
Unlocking:With the SmartKey;SmartKey:Unlocking with;Key, SmartKey:Unlocking with
30
Adjusting
32
Adjusting:Seats;Seats:Adjusting
32
Adjusting:Steering wheel;Steering wheel:Adjusting;Height adjustment:Steering wheel
37
Mirrors:Adjusting;Adjusting:Mirrors
39
Driving:General instructions
41
Seat belts:Fastening;Fastening the seat belts;Safety belts see Seat belts;Occupant safety:Fastening
41
Starting the engine
44
Switching on:Headlamps;Headlamps:Switching on;Activating:Headlamps;Activating:Exterior headlamps
47
Turn signals;Combination switch:Turn signals
47
Windshield wipers;Combination switch:Windshield wipers;Switching on:Windshield wipers;Windshield wip
48
Problems:While driving;Driving:Problems;Difficulties:While driving see Problems while driving
50
Parking;Locking
51
Parking brake:Engaging
51
Headlamps:Switching off;Switching off:Headlamps;Deactivating:Headlamps
52
Turning off:Engine;Engine:Turning off with the key;Switching off:Engine
52
Safety and Security
55
Occupant safety;Safety:Occupant
56
Airbags;Occupant safety:Airbags
57
Seat belts
62
Child safety;Occupant safety:Children in the vehicle
65
Panic alarm;Panic alarm:Panic button on SmartKey
72
Activating
72
Deactivating
72
Driving:Safety systems;Safety systems:Driving;Driving systems:Driving safety systems
73
Driving safety systems:ABS;ABS
73
Driving safety systems:BAS;BAS
74
Driving safety systems:ESP;ESP;Electronic Stability Program see ESP
75
Anti-theft systems
78
Immobilizer;Activating:Immobilizer
78
Anti-theft systems:Anti-theft alarm system;Alarm system:Anti-theft
78
Tow-away alarm
79
Controls in detail
81
Locking;Unlocking;SmartKey:Locking and unlocking
82
Keys
82
Opening:Doors from the inside;Doors:Opening from inside vehicle
85
Trunk:Trunk lid;Opening:Trunk lid;Trunk lid:Opening
85
Trunk lid:Closing;Closing:Trunk lid
86
Trunk lid:Emergency release;Emergency release:Trunk lid
86
Automatic locking when driving
87
Central locking:From inside;Central locking:Unlocking from inside
87
Seats
89
Seats:Easy entry/exit feature;Easy-entry/exit feature
89
Head restraints
90
Seats:Heater;Heated seats;Front seats:Heater
91
Memory function
93
Memory function:Storing key dependent settings;Storing (Memory function*):Positions into memory;Posi
94
Memory function:Recalling positions from memory;Positions (Memory function*):Recalling from memory
94
Mirrors:Storing exterior rear view mirror parking position;Parking position:Exterior rear view mirro
95
Lighting
96
Exterior lamp switch;Lighting:Exterior lamp switch;Front lamps:Switching on;Lighting:Low beam;Lighti
96
Combination switch
99
Hazard warning flasher
99
Interior lighting;Lighting:Interior;Passenger compartment:Interior lighting
100
Instrument cluster
102
Instrument cluster:Illumination;Adjusting:Instrument cluster illumination;Lighting:Instrument cluste
102
Instrument cluster:Coolant temperature gauge;Coolant:Temperature gauge
102
Resetting:Trip odometer;Trip odometer:Resetting
103
Tachometer
103
Outside temperature indicator;Instrument cluster:Outside temperature indicator
104
Control system
105
Instrument cluster:Multifunction display;Multifunction display;Control system:Multifunction display
105
Multifunction steering wheel:Buttons;Control system:Multifunction steering wheel;Multifunction steer
106
Control system:Menus;Menus:In control system
108
Menus:Standard display;Control system:Standard display menu
110
Menus:AUDIO;Control system:AUDIO menu;AUDIO menu
110
Menus:NAV;Control system:NAV menu;Navigation system:Operating;Operating:Navigation system
112
Menus:Malfunction memory;Control system:Malfunction memory menu;Malfunction memory;Malfunction memor
112
Control system:Settings menu;Settings menu:Functions in;Setting:Individual vehicle settings;Settings
114
Menus:Trip computer;Control system:Trip computer menu;Trip computer
125
Menus:TEL*;Control system:TEL* menu;Telephone*:Operating;Operating:Telephone*
126
Manual transmission
130
Manual transmission:Shifting into reverse;Shifting:Into reverse (manual transmission);Reverse (manua
131
Automatic transmission
132
One-touch gearshifting;Automatic transmission:One-touch gearshifting
133
Gear range:Automatic transmission;Automatic transmission:Gear ranges
134
Automatic transmission:Gear selector lever position;Gear selector lever:Position;Shifting:Gear selec
135
Program mode selector switch:Automatic transmission;Automatic transmission:Program mode selector swi
136
Automatic transmission:Accelerator position;Accelerator position, automatic transmission
137
Automatic transmission:Gear shifting malfunctions
137
Good visibility
138
Rear view mirrors see Mirrors <$nopage>
138
Headlamps:Cleaning system;Cleaning:Headlamps
140
Sun visors
141
Climate control
142
Temperature:Setting interior temperature;Setting:Temperature (interior);Climate control:Setting the
145
Climate control:Adjusting;Adjusting:Air distribution;Adjusting:Air volume;Air distribution:Adjusting
145
Defrosting;Climate control:Defrosting
146
Air recirculation mode
146
Rear window defroster;Climate control:Rear window defroster
147
Air conditioner (cooling):Turning on;Air conditioner (cooling):Turning off
148
Storage compartments:Ventilated compartments;Ventilation:Storage compartment;Ventilated storage comp
148
Rear passenger compartment:Adjustable air outlets;Air outlets, rear passenger compartment:Adjustable
149
Deactivating the climate control system
149
Automatic climate control*
150
Setting:Temperature (interior);Automatic climate control:Setting the temperature
152
Air distribution:Adjusting;Adjusting:Air distribution;Automatic climate control:Adjusting air distri
153
Adjusting:Air volume;Air volume:Adjusting
153
MAXCOOL maximum cooling
154
Defrosting;Automatic climate control:Defrosting
154
Air recirculation mode;Automatic climate control:Air recirculation mode
154
Charcoal filter
156
Rear window defroster;Automatic climate control:Rear window defroster
156
Air conditioner (cooling):Turning on;Air conditioner (cooling):Turning off
157
Residual heat utilization;Automatic climate control:Residual heat utilization;Residual ventilation;A
158
Rear passenger compartment:Adjustable air outlets;Air outlets, rear passenger compartment:Adjustable
158
Audio systems
159
Audio system:Audio and telephone, operation;Operating:Audio system;Operating:Telephone
159
Audio system:Operating safety;Operating safety:Audio system
159
Audio system:Operating and display elements;Display elements:Audio system
160
Audio system:Button and soft key operation;Button:Audio system;Soft keys:Audio system
162
Audio system:Operation
162
Audio system:Radio mode;Radio mode;Radio see Radio mode <$nopage>
165
Audio system:Cassette mode;Casette mode:Playing cassettes
168
Audio system:CD mode;CD mode;CD changer*;Changing CDs
172
Audio system:Telephone operation;Operating:Telephone*;Telephone*:Operation
176
Power windows;Power windows:Side windows
182
Side windows:Opening;Side windows:Closing;Opening:Windows;Closing:Windows
182
Synchronizing power windows
184
Sliding/pop-up roof
185
Opening:Sunshades for the sliding/pop-up roof;Closing:Sunshades for the sliding/pop-up roof;Sunshade
185
Opening:Sliding/pop-up roof;Closing:Sliding/pop-up roof;Sliding/pop-up roof:Opening;Sliding/pop-up r
186
Sliding/pop-up roof:Synchronizing;Synchronizing:Sliding/pop-up roof
188
Driving systems
189
Cruise control;Driving systems:Cruise control;Cruise control lever
189
Loading
192
Roof rack;Loading:Roof rack
192
Luggage cover
192
Split rear bench seat;Rear bench seat:Foldable;Seats:Split rear bench seat;Loading:Split rear bench
192
Loading:Instructions
194
Useful features
195
Interior storage spaces;Useful features:Interior storage spaces
195
Ashtray;Useful features:Ashtrays
198
Cigarette lighter;Useful features:Cigarette lighter;Lighter see Cigarette lighter
199
Telephone*;Useful features:Telephone*
200
Tele Aid*;Useful features:Tele Aid*
201
Garage door opener;Useful features:Garage door opener
209
Operation
213
The first 1000 miles (1500 km)
214
Driving:General instructions;Driving instructions
215
Drive sensibly – save fuel
215
Drinking and driving
215
Pedals
215
Power assistance
216
Brakes
216
Driving off
217
Parking
217
Tires:Driving instructions
218
Aquaplaning;Hydroplaning see Aquaplaning;Driving:Aquaplaning
219
Tire traction
219
Tire speed rating
219
Winter driving instructions;Driving:In winter
220
Standing water:Driving instructions;Deep water see Standing water;Driving:Through standing water
221
Passenger compartment
221
Driving abroad
221
Control and operation of radio transmitters;Radio transmitters, control and operation;Operating:Radi
222
Catalytic converter
222
Emission control
223
Coolant:Temperature
223
Tanken
224
Regular checks
225
Engine:Compartment;Engine compartment
226
Hood;Engine compartment:Hood;Hood:Opening
226
Engine oil:Checking level;Oil:Dipstick
227
Transmission see Automatic transmission;ATF (automatic transmission fluid);Automatic transmission:Tr
229
Coolant:Checking level;Checking:Coolant level;Coolant;Coolant level:Checking
229
Battery, vehicle
231
Windshield:Washer fluid;Windshield washer fluid:Refilling;Headlamps:Cleaning system;Headlamp cleanin
232
Tires;Wheels:Tires and wheels
233
Important guidelines
233
Service life (tires);Tires:Service life
234
Direction of rotation (tires);Tires:Direction of rotation
234
Tire inflation pressure:Checking;Air pressure see Tire inflation pressure;Tire inflation pressure:Ch
234
Rotating wheels;Wheels:Rotating
235
Winter driving
236
Winter driving:Tires;Tires:Winter;Winter tires
236
Block heater;Winter driving:Block heater
237
Snow chains;Winter driving:Snow chains
237
Maintenance
238
Service indicator:Clearing
238
Service:Overdue;Overdue service;Service:Types
238
Service:Calling up the service indicator;Service indicator:Calling up;Calling up:Service indicator
239
Resetting:Service indicator (FSS);Service indicator:Clearing;Service indicator:Calling up
239
Vehicle care
240
Washing the vehicle
240
Practical hints
245
Topicquerverweis
246
Practical hints:Lamps in instrument cluster
246
Practical hints:Lamp in center console;Center console:AIRBAG OFF indicator lamp;AIRBAG OFF indicator
251
Practical hints:Messages in the display;Displays:Messages
252
Topicquerverweis
271
First aid kit;Practical hints:First aid kit
271
Practical hints:Spare wheel;Spare wheel*;Flat tire:Spare wheel
271
Vehicle tool kit;Tools;Practical hints:Vehicle tool kit
272
Unlocking:In an emergency;Emergency operations:Unlocking the vehicle;Vehicle:Unlocking in an emergen
274
Unlocking the vehicle
274
Locking:Vehicle in an emergency;Emergency operations:Locking the vehicle;Manual operations:Locking t
275
Batteries, SmartKey:Changing;SmartKey:Changing battery
276
Fuel filler flap:Opening;Manual operations:Fuel filler flap;Opening:Fuel filler flap manually
277
Transmission selector lever:Unlocking manually;Unlocking:Transmission selector lever manually;Transm
277
Emergency operations:Opening sliding/pop-up roof;Opening:Sliding/pop-up roof in an emergency;Emergen
278
Sliding/pop-up roof:Opening;Opening:Sliding/pop-up roof;Sliding/pop-up roof:Closing;Closing:Sliding/
278
Bulbs, replacing;Replacing:Bulbs
280
Bulbs
280
Front lamps:Replacing bulbs;Replacing:Front lamp bulbs
282
Side marker lamps:Replacing bulbs;Bulbs, replacing:Side marker lamps;Replacing:Side marker lamp bulb
285
Replacing:Brake lamp bulbs;Replacing:Backup lamp bulbs
285
Replacing:Wiper blades;Windshield wipers:Replacing wiper blades;Wiper blades:Replacing;Windshield:Re
287
Wiper blades:Removing;Removing:Wiper blades
287
Wiper blades:Installing;Installing:Wiper blades
287
Flat tire
288
Flat tire:Preparing the vehicle
288
Flat tire:Mounting the spare wheel;Spare wheel*:Mounting
288
Battery, vehicle;Vehicle:Service battery;Vehicle battery
294
Battery, vehicle:Disconnecting;Disconnecting:Vehicle battery
295
Battery, vehicle:Removing;Removing:Vehicle battery
295
Battery, vehicle:Charging;Charging:Vehicle battery;Battery, vehicle:Reinstalling;Reinstalling vehicl
295
Battery, vehicle:Reconnecting;Reconnecting:Vehicle battery
295
Jump starting;Discharged battery:Jump starting;Battery discharged:Jump starting
297
Towing the vehicle;Vehicle:Towing;Practical hints:Towing the vehicle
299
Towing eye bolt (vehicle tool kit):Installing;Installing:Towing eye bolt
302
Fuses;Electrical fuses;Practical hints:Fuses
303
Fuses:Fuse box in passenger compartment;Fuse box;Passenger compartment:Fuse box in
303
Fuses:Fuse box in engine compartment;Fuse box;Engine compartment:Fuse box in
303
Fuses:Auxiliary fuse box in trunk;Auxiliary fuse box;Trunk:Auxiliary fuse box
304
Technical data
305
Spare parts service;Parts see Spare parts service;Service:Spare parts
306
Warranty coverage
307
Loss of Service and Warranty Information Booklet;Service and Warranty Booklet:Loss of
307
Identification labels;Labels, identification
308
Identification labels:Certification label;Certification label
308
Identification labels:Vehicle Identification Number (VIN);Vehicle Identification Number (VIN);VIN (V
308
Identification labels and numbers
308
Layout of poly-V-belt drive;Poly-V-belt drive:Layout
309
C\x11230\x11Kompressor
309
C\x11320
309
Engine:Technical data;Technical data:Engine
310
Tires:Rims and tires;Rims;Tires;Technical data:Rims and tires
311
Same size tires
311
Mixed size tires
312
Spare wheel
313
Electrical system:Technical data;Technical data:Electrical system
314
Main dimensions;Technical data:Main dimensions
315
Weights;Technical data:Weights
316
Fuel:Technical data;Coolant:Capacities;Lubricants:Technical data;Technical data:Fuels;Technical data
317
Capacities:Fuels, coolants, lubricants, etc.
317
Engine oil;Technical data:Engine oil
319
Engine oil:Additives;Technical data:Engine oil additives
319
Air conditioner refrigerant;Technical data;Air conditioner refrigerant;Refrigerant:Air conditioner
319
Brake fluid;Technical data:Brake fluid
319
Premium unleaded gasoline;Technical data:Premium unleaded gasoline;Fuel:Premium unleaded gasoline
320
Technical data:Fuel requirements;Fuel requirements;Fuel:Requirements
320
Technical data:Gasoline additives;Fuel additives;Gasoline see Fuel:Gasoline additives;Fuel:Additives
321
Coolant;Technical data:Coolants
321
Windshield:Washer system;Windshield washer system;Headlamps:Washer system;Technical data:Windshield
324
Consumer information;Tires:Consumer information
325
Uniform tire quality grading
325
Technical terms
327
Index
333

FAQ about the 2003 Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe Manual

What contains the 2003 C Class Coupe manual?

The Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe 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 C Class Coupe. 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 C Class Coupe 2003 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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