2006 Mercedes-Benz R Class Owner's Manual

2006 Mercedes-Benz R Class owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
R Class
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
7.26 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
4
Introduction
10
Product information
10
Operator’s Manual
11
Service and warranty information
11
California:Important notice
12
Maintenance
13
Roadside assistance
13
Change of address or ownership
14
Operating:Vehicle outside the USA or Canada
14
Where to find it
15
Symbols
16
Operating safety
17
Vehicle:Proper use of
17
Problems:With vehicle
18
Safety defects:Reporting
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
29
Center console
30
Center console:Upper part
30
Center console:Lower part
31
Overhead control panel
32
Door control panel;Door handle
35
Getting started
36
Unlocking
37
Unlocking:With the SmartKey
37
Unlocking with KEYLESS-GO*
38
Starter switch positions
39
Adjusting
43
Adjusting:Seats
43
Adjusting:Steering wheel
46
Mirrors:Adjusting
48
Driving
51
Seat belts:Fastening
51
Starting the engine
54
Parking brake:Releasing
57
Driving
57
Switching on:Headlamps
59
Turn signals
59
Windshield wipers
60
Windshield wipers:Rear window wiper/washer
62
Problems:While driving
63
Parking and locking
65
Parking brake:Engaging
66
Headlamps:Switching off
66
Activating:Immobilizer
67
Releasing seat belts
68
Locking
68
Safety and Security
70
Occupant safety
71
Air bags
72
Seat belts
78
PRE-SAFE®*
82
Child safety
83
Rear door window:Blocking operation
94
Panic alarm
96
Activating
97
Deactivating
97
Driving:Safety systems
98
Driving safety systems:ABS
98
Driving safety systems:BAS
100
Driving safety systems:ESP®
100
EBP
103
Driving safety systems:4-ETS
103
Immobilizer
105
Immobilizer
105
Anti-theft systems:Anti-theft alarm system
105
Tow-away alarm
107
Controls in detail
110
Locking
111
SmartKey
111
SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*
115
Opening:Doors from the inside
122
Opening:Tailgate
123
Tailgate:Closing
125
Locking:Automatic while driving
131
Central locking:Switch
132
Seats
133
Seats:Easy entry/exit feature*;Easy-entry/exit feature*
133
Lumbar support
137
Multicontour seat*;Adjusting:Multicontour seat*;Seats:Multicontour seat*
137
Rear seats
138
Seats:Heating*
142
Memory function
145
Memory function:Storing SmartKey dependent settings;Storing (Memory function*):Positions in memory;P
146
Memory function*:Recalling positions from memory
146
Mirrors:Storing exterior rear view mirror parking position
147
Lighting
148
Exterior lamp switch
148
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps*
153
Hazard warning flasher
154
Interior lighting;Lighting:Interior;Passenger compartment:Interior lighting
155
Lighting:Door entry lamps;Door entry lamps
158
Lighting:Cargo compartment lamp;Cargo compartment:Lamp
158
Instrument cluster
159
Instrument cluster:Illumination;Adjusting:Instrument cluster illumination;Lighting:Instrument cluste
159
Resetting:Trip odometer;Trip odometer:Resetting
160
Tachometer
160
Outside temperature indicator;Instrument cluster:Outside temperature indicator
160
Control system
162
Multifunction display
162
Control system:Menus;Menus:In control system;Menus
165
Menus:Standard display;Control system:Standard display menu
169
Menus:AUDIO
171
Navigation system
173
Menus:Malfunction memory
174
Control system:Settings menu
175
Vehicle configuration
192
Menus:Trip computer
193
Menus:TEL*
195
Automatic transmission
198
Shifting procedure
200
Automatic transmission:Gear selector lever position
201
Gear range:Automatic transmission
203
Driving tips
204
Automatic shift program:Automatic transmission*
205
Steering wheel gearshift control:Automatic transmission
206
Automatic transmission:Gear shifting malfunctions
208
Good visibility
209
Headlamps:Cleaning system*
209
Rear view mirrors see Mirrors <$nopage>
209
Exterior rear view mirrors:Power folding*
212
Sun visor
213
Sunshade*:Rear door window
215
Sunshade*:Third-row
215
Rear window defroster
216
Climate control
217
Climate control: deactivating
221
Operating the climate control system in automatic mode
222
Temperature:Setting interior temperature
223
Climate control:Adjusting
223
Adjusting:Air volume
223
Front defroster
224
Air recirculation mode
225
Air conditioning:Turning on
227
Residual heat
228
Rear passenger compartment ventilation
229
Automatic climate control* (3-zone)
231
Deactivating:Automatic climate control* (3-zone)
235
Operating the climate control system in automatic mode
236
Setting:Temperature (interior)
237
Air distribution:Adjusting
237
Adjusting:Air volume
238
Front defroster
239
MAXCOOL maximum cooling
240
Air recirculation mode
240
Air conditioning
242
Using driver-side settings for all temperature zones
243
Residual heat utilization
244
Rear passenger compartment ventilation and rear automatic climate control
245
Power windows:Door windows
249
Door windows:Opening;Door windows:Closing;Opening:Windows;Closing:Windows
249
Power windows:Synchronizing
252
Opening (Summer opening feature)
252
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*
256
Opening:Tilt/sliding sunroof*
256
Tilt/sliding sunroof*:Synchronizing
259
Panorama roof with power tilt/sliding panel*
260
Roller sunblinds
260
Opening:Panorama sliding/pop-up roof
261
Synchronizing:Panorama sliding/pop-up roof*
263
Driving systems
265
Cruise control
265
AIRMATIC*
270
Parktronic*
275
Loading
280
Roof rack
280
Loading:Instructions
281
Cargo tie-down rings
282
Loading:Hooks
283
Cargo compartment:Extending
284
Cargo compartment cover blind*
289
Loading:Partition net*
291
Useful features
295
Storage compartments
295
Parcel nets
299
Cup holders
300
Useful features:Ashtrays*
303
Cigarette lighter*
306
Power outlets
307
Rear center console*
309
Telephone*
311
Tele Aid*
312
Garage door opener*
321
Compass
328
Floormats*
329
Infrared reflecting windshield*
329
Operation
330
The first 1000 miles (1500 km)
331
Driving instructions
332
Drive sensibly-save fuel
332
Drinking and driving
332
Pedals
332
Power assistance
332
Brakes
333
Driving off
334
Parking
335
Tires:Driving instructions
335
Hydroplaning
336
Tire traction
336
Tire speed rating
337
Winter driving instructions
338
Standing water:Driving instructions
339
Passenger compartment
339
Driving abroad
340
Control and operation of radio transmitters
340
Catalytic converter
341
Emission control
341
Coolant:Temperature
342
At the gas station
343
Refueling
343
Regular checks
344
Hood
346
Engine oil:Checking level
347
Fluid level:Automatic transmission
351
Coolant:Checking level
352
Windshield:Washer fluid
353
Tires
354
Important guidelines
354
Tire care and maintenance
355
Direction of rotation (tires)
357
Loading the vehicle
357
Tire inflation pressure:Checking;Air pressure see Tire inflation pressure <$nopage>;Tire inflation p
364
Tire inflation pressure:Checking
366
Tire labeling
376
Load identification
381
TIN
381
Maximum tire load
383
Maximum tire pressure
383
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
384
Tire ply material
386
Tire terminology
386
Tires:Rotating
389
Winter driving
391
Winter driving:Tires
391
Block heater (Canada only)
392
Snow chains
392
Maintance
393
Service indicator:Clearing
394
Maintenance service:Overdue
394
Service:Calling up the service indicator;Calling up:Service indicator;Service indicator:Calling up
394
Resetting:Maintenance service indicator
395
Washing the vehicle
396
Practical hints
404
What to do if …
405
Practical hints:Lamps in instrument cluster
405
Practical hints:Lamp in center console
415
Practical hints:Messages in the display
417
Where will I find ...?
455
First aid kit
455
Vehicle tool kit
455
Practical hints:Spare wheel
458
Unlocking:In an emergency
460
Unlocking:Driver’s door in an emergency
460
Locking:Vehicle in an emergency
461
Fuel filler flap:Opening
462
Emergency operations:Opening tilt/sliding sunroof*
463
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*:Opening
463
Battery, SmartKey
464
SmartKey
464
Bulbs, replacing
466
Bulbs
466
Front lamps:Replacing bulbs
469
Replacing:Brake lamp bulbs
473
Replacing:Wiper blades
476
Front wiper blades
476
Replacing:Rear wiper blade
477
Flat tire
479
mounting the spare wheel
480
Battery, vehicle
488
Battery, vehicle:Dis-/reconnecting
490
Battery, vehicle:Charging
496
Jump starting;Discharged battery:Jump starting;Battery discharged:Jump starting;Practical hints:Jump
497
Towing the vehicle
500
Front towing eye
502
Towing the vehicle:Stranded vehicle
503
Fuses
504
Fuses:Main fuse box
505
Fuses:Fuse box in cargo compartment
505
Fuses:Fuse box in passenger compartment
506
Technical data
508
Parts service
509
Warranty coverage
510
Loss of Service and Warranty Information Booklet
510
Identification labels
511
Layout of poly-V-belt drive
513
Engine:Technical data
514
Tires:Rims and tires
515
Same size tires
517
Spare wheel
518
Electrical system:Technical data
519
Main dimensions
520
Weights
521
Fuels, coolants, lubricants etc.
522
Capacities:Fuels, coolants, lubricants, etc.
522
Engine oil
524
Engine oil:Additives
524
Air conditioning refrigerant
524
Brake fluid
524
Premium unleaded gasoline
525
Technical data:Fuel requirements
525
Technical data:Gasoline additives
526
Coolant
526
Windshield:Washer system
529
Technical terms
530
Index
536

FAQ about the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R Class Manual

What contains the 2006 R Class manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Mercedes-Benz R Class, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R Class Owners Manual?

The Mercedes-Benz R Class owner manual for the 2006 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz R Class year 2006 free?

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The Mercedes-Benz R Class (2006) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2006 is available in English.

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