2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class Owner's Manual

2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
CLS Class
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
10.88 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
4
Introduction
10
Product information
10
Service and warranty information;Information:About service and warranty
11
California retail buyers and lessees, important notice for
12
Maintenance
13
Roadside assistance
13
Change of address or ownership
13
Operating your vehicle outside the USA or Canada
14
Operating safety
17
Proper use of the vehicle
17
Problems:With vehicle
18
Safety:Reporting defects;Reporting safety defects
19
Reporting safety defects
19
Vehicle data recording
20
Information regarding electronic recording devices
20
At a glance
22
Cockpit
23
Instrument cluster
25
Multifunction steering wheel
27
Center console:Upper part
28
Upper part
28
Center console:Lower part
29
Overhead control panel
30
Storage compartments
31
Door control panel
33
Getting started
34
Unlocking
35
SmartKey:Unlocking with
35
SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*:Unlocking with
36
Starter switch:Positions
37
Adjusting
40
Seats:Adjusting
40
Height adjustment:Steering wheel
42
Mirrors:Adjusting
45
Driving:Instructions
47
Seat belts:Fastening
47
Starting the engine
50
Parking brake
52
Driving
53
f. Controls in detail/Exterior lamps; Getting started/Parking and locking
54
Combination switch
54
Windshield wipers
55
Problems:While driving
57
Parking;Locking
59
Parking brake
60
Headlamps:Deactivating
60
Turning off engine
61
Releasing seat belts
61
SmartKey:Locking
62
Safety and Security
64
Occupant safety
65
Air bags
66
Seat belts
71
Active head restraint
75
Children in the vehicle
76
Rear door window:Blocking operation
83
Panic alarm
84
Activating
84
Deactivating
84
Driving:Safety systems
85
Driving safety systems:ABS
85
Driving safety systems:BAS
87
Driving safety systems:ESP®
87
Driving safety systems:Electro-hydraulic brake system
90
Anti-theft systems
94
Immobilizer
94
Anti-theft systems:Anti-theft alarm system
94
Tow-away alarm
96
Controls in detail
98
Locking
99
SmartKey
99
Remote controls:SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*
104
Doors:Opening from inside vehicle
112
Trunk:Opening
113
Trunk:Closing
115
Trunk:Trunk lid emergency release
121
Trunk:Valet locking
122
Central locking:Automatic
123
Central locking:Locking/unlocking from inside
123
Seats
125
Active head restraint
125
Rear seat head restraints
125
Lumbar support
126
Multicontour seat*
127
Drive-dynamic seat*
128
Seats:Heating*
129
Seats:Ventilation*
131
Memory function
132
Memory function:Storing SmartKey dependent settings
133
Memory function*:Recalling positions from memory
133
Mirrors:Storing exterior mirror parking position
134
Lighting
135
Exterior lamp switch
135
Combination switch
139
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps* (CLS with Bi-X\x05enon* headlamps)
140
Hazard warning flasher
141
Interior lighting
142
Interior lighting in the rear
143
Lighting:Door entry lamps
144
Lighting:Trunk lamp
144
Instrument cluster
145
Instrument cluster:Illumination
145
Instrument cluster:Coolant temperature gauge
146
Trip odometer
147
Tachometer
147
Outside temperature indicator
147
Control system
148
Instrument cluster:Multifunction display
148
Multifunction steering wheel:Button operation
149
Control system menus
151
Menus:Standard display
154
Menus:AUDIO
154
Navigation system:See separate COMAND operating instructions
156
Control system menus:Distronic*
156
Menus:Vehicle status message memory
157
Control system menus:Settings
158
Menus:Trip computer
172
Menus:TEL*
173
Automatic transmission
177
Automatic transmission:Gear selector lever position
179
Driving tips
181
Gear range:Automatic transmission
182
Program mode selector switch:Automatic transmission
183
One-touch gearshifting
184
Steering wheel gearshift control
185
Manual shift program CLS 55 AMG
188
Automatic transmission:Gear shifting malfunctions
191
Good visibility
192
Headlamps:Cleaning system*
192
Rear view mirrors see Mirrors <$nopage>
192
Sun visors
194
Rear window sunshade*
195
Rear window defroster
196
Automatic climate control (4-zone)
197
Automatic climate control (4-zone):Deactivating
202
Climate control system:Automatic mode
203
Setting:Temperature (interior);Automatic climate control (4-zone):Setting the temperature
204
Climate control system:Adjusting air distribution;Air distribution
205
Climate control system:Adjusting air volume;Air volume
206
Climate control system:Front defroster
206
Automatic climate control (4-zone):Maximum cooling MAX COOL
207
Automatic climate control (4-zone):Air recirculation mode
207
Climate control system:Air conditioning, Cooling;Air conditioning, Cooling
210
Climate control system:Residual engine heat (REST)
210
Rear passenger compartment:Air vents
211
Power windows
215
Power windows:Operating
215
Power windows:Synchronizing
217
Summer opening feature
218
Convenience closing feature
218
Power tilt/sliding sunroof
220
Power tilt/sliding sunroof:Opening/closing
220
Power tilt/sliding sunroof:Synchronizing
222
Driving systems
223
Cruise control
223
Distronic*
227
Airmatic DC (Dual Control)
239
Parktronic system (Parking assist)* see Parktronic<$nopage>
243
Loading
247
Roof rack*
247
Loading:Instructions
248
Ski sack* (Canada only)
248
Cargo tie-down hooks
251
Useful features
252
Storage compartments
252
Cup holders
256
Ashtrays
258
Cigarette lighter
259
Power outlet
260
Floormats
261
Telephone*
261
Tele Aid
262
Garage door opener*
271
Operation
278
The first 1000 miles (1500 km)
279
Driving instructions
280
Drive sensibly – save fuel
280
Drinking and driving
280
Pedals
280
Power assistance
281
Brakes
281
Driving off
283
Parking
283
Tires:Driving instructions
283
Hydroplaning;Aquaplaning see Hydroplaning <$nopage>
284
Tires:Traction
285
Tire speed rating
285
Driving:In winter
286
Standing water, Driving through
288
Passenger compartment
288
Driving:Abroad
288
Radio transmitters
288
Catalytic converter
289
Emission control
290
Coolant:Temperature
290
At the gas station
291
Refueling
291
Vehicle lighting:Checking
292
Engine:Compartment
294
Hood
294
Engine oil:Checking level
295
Transmission fluid level
298
Coolant:Checking level
298
Windshield washer fluid
301
Tires:Retreads
302
Important guidelines
302
Tires:Care and maintenance
303
Direction of rotation (tires)
305
Loading the vehicle
305
Tires:Inflation pressure
312
Tires:Inflation pressure
314
MOExtended system*
322
Tire labeling
323
Load identification
327
TIN
328
Maximum tire load
329
Maximum tire pressure
330
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
330
Tire ply material
332
Tires:Terminology
333
Rotating tires;Tires:Rotation
336
Winter driving
337
Winter tires
337
Block heater* (Canada only)
338
Snow chains
338
FSS (Canada vehicles)
340
Maintenance service indicator message
340
Maintenance:Calling up the service indicator
341
Resetting:Maintenance service indicator
342
Vehicle:Care
343
Washing the vehicle
343
Practical hints
352
Practical hints
353
PASS AIR BAG OFF indicator lamp
363
First aid kit
399
TIREFIT*
399
Spare wheel
399
Vehicle tool kit
400
Unlocking in an emergency
403
Emergency operations:Locking/unlocking the vehicle
403
Vehicle:Locking/unlocking in an emergency
404
Emergency operations:Fuel filler flap
405
Emergency operations:Gear selector lever, Unlocking
405
Emergency operations
407
Emergency operations:Power tilt/sliding sunroof, manual operation
407
Head restraints:resetting activated
408
Changing batteries
409
Batteries, SmartKey:Changing
409
SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*:Changing
410
Bulbs, replacing see Replacing bulbs<$nopage
412
Bulbs
412
Replacing bulbs:Front lamps
415
Lamps, exterior:Replacing bulbs for rear;
417
Windshield wipers:Replacing wiper blades
418
Removing wiper blades
418
Installing:Wiper blades
419
Flat tire
420
Flat tire:Preparing the vehicle
420
TIREFIT*:Instructions for use
420
Flat tire:Spare wheel
424
MOExtended system*
430
Battery, vehicle
432
Battery, vehicle:Disconnecting
433
Battery, vehicle:Removing
434
Battery, vehicle:Charging
434
Battery, vehicle:Reconnecting
435
Jump starting
436
Towing the vehicle
438
Towing eye bolt
440
Fuses
442
Passenger compartment:Main fuse box
443
Fuse box in trunk
443
Technical data
444
Parts service
445
Warranty coverage
446
Loss of Service and Warranty Informa\x05tion Booklet
446
Identification labels
447
Layout of poly-V-belt drive
448
CLS\x11500
448
CLS\x1155\x11AMG
448
Engine
449
Tires:Rims and tires
450
Same size tires
452
Mixed size tires
454
MOExtended tires*
457
Spare wheel
458
Electrical system, Technical data
459
Main Dimensions
460
Weights, Vehicle
461
Fuels, coolants, lubricants etc.
462
f. Operation/Engine compartment/Capacities
462
f. Operation/Engine compartment/Engine oil
465
Engine oil:Additives
465
Air conditioning refrigerant
465
f. Operation/Engine compartment/Brake fluid
465
Unleaded gasoline, Premium
466
Gasoline additives
466
Fuel requirements
467
f. Operation/Engine compartment/Coolants
467
Windshield and headlamp washer system
471
Technical terms
472
Index
480

FAQ about the 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class Manual

What contains the 2006 CLS Class manual?

The Mercedes-Benz CLS 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 CLS 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 CLS Class 2006 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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