2006 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Owner's Manual

2006 Mercedes-Benz SL Class owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
SL Class
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
5.02 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
4
Introduction
10
Emission control: System warranties
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
Proper use of the vehicle
17
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
33
Getting started
34
Unlocking
35
Key, SmartKey:Locking/unlocking
35
Key, SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*:Locking/unlocking
36
Starter switch positions
37
Adjusting
40
Steering wheel:Adjusting
43
Mirrors
45
Driving
47
Seat belts
47
Engine:Starting
50
Driving:Instructions
52
Switching on headlamps
54
Turn signals
54
Combination switch:Windshield wipers
55
Problems while driving
57
Locking
59
Switching off headlamps
60
Turning off the engine
61
Releasing seat belts
62
Key, SmartKey:Locking/unlocking
62
Safety and Security
64
Occupant safety
65
Airbags
66
Seat belts
72
Roll bar
76
Infant and child restraint systems see Children in the vehicle <$nopage>
77
Panic alarm
82
Activating
82
Deactivating
82
Driving safety systems
83
Driving safety systems:ABS
84
BAS
85
Driving safety systems:ESP®
86
Electro-hydraulic brake system
89
Alarm system see Anti-theft systems <$nopage>
92
Anti-theft systems:Immobilizer
92
Anti-theft systems:Anti-theft alarm system
92
Anti-theft systems:Tow-away alarm
94
Controls in detail
96
Locking and unlocking
97
SmartKey
97
Key, SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*
101
Door:Opening from inside
108
Trunk:Closing the lid
110
Trunk:Valet locking
111
Emergency operations:Trunk lid, Releasing from the inside
112
Automatic central locking
113
Central locking:Central locking/unlocking switch
114
Seats
116
Seats:Moving
116
Lumbar support adjustment
117
Backrest:Multicontour seat*
117
Seats:Heating
118
Seat ventilation*
121
Memory function
122
Storing positions into memory
123
Recalling positions from memory
123
Lighting
124
Exterior lamp switch
124
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps*
128
Combination switch:High beam
130
Hazard warning flasher
130
Interior lighting;Lighting:Interior
131
Courtesy lighting
132
Instrument cluster
133
Instrument cluster: Illumination brightness
133
Coolant:Temperature gauge
134
Resetting:Trip odometer
134
Temperature:Outside temperature indicator
135
Control system
136
Multifunction display
136
Multifunction steering wheel:Buttons
137
Control system
139
Menus:Standard display
141
Menus:AUDIO
142
Menus:NAV
144
Menus:Vehicle status message memory
145
Control system menus:Settings
147
Menus:Trip computer
158
Menus:TEL*
160
Automatic transmission
163
Automatic transmission:Gear selector lever position
165
Driving tips
167
Gear range:Automatic transmission
168
Program mode selector switch:Automatic transmission
169
One-touch gearshifting
170
Steering wheel gearshift control
171
Manual shift program SL 55 AMG and SL 65 AMG
174
Automatic transmission:Gear shifting malfunctions
177
Good visibility
178
Headlamps:Cleaning system
178
Rear view mirrors see Mirrors <$nopage>
178
Sun visors
179
Automatic climate control system:Defrosting
180
Automatic climate control system
181
Automatic climate control system:Deactivating system
184
Automatic climate control system:Temperature
185
Air distribution
186
Air volume
187
Maximum cooling MAXCOOL
187
Automatic climate control system:Defrosting
187
Air recirculation mode
188
Automatic climate control system:Air conditioning, Cooling [Automatic climate control system:Air con
190
Automatic climate control system:Residual heat utilization
191
Storage compartments:Ventilated compartments
192
Power windows
193
Power windows:Side windows
193
Power windows:Synchronizing
195
Retractable hardtop
196
Opening and closing the retractable hardtop
196
Driving:Systems
205
Parking assistance (Parktronic*)
224
Useful features
229
Storage compartments
229
Cup holder
233
Ashtray
234
Lighter see Cigarette lighter <$nopage>
235
Heated steering wheel*
236
Trunk:Load assist
237
Electrical outlet see Power outlet <$nopage>
238
Telephone*
238
Tele Aid
239
Garage door opener
248
Operation
256
The first 1000 miles (1500 km)
257
Driving:Instructions
258
Drive sensibly – save fuel
258
Drinking and driving
258
Pedals
258
Power assistance
259
Brakes
259
Driving:Driving off
261
Parking
262
Tires:Driving instructions
262
Hydroplaning
263
Tire traction
264
Tire speed rating
264
Driving:In winter
265
Standing water:Driving instructions
266
Passenger compartment
267
Driving:Abroad
267
Radio transmitters:Control and operation
267
Catalytic converter
268
Emission control
268
Coolant:Temperature
269
Fuel
270
Refuelling
270
Regular checks
272
Engine:Compartment
273
Hood
273
Engine oil:Checking level
275
ATF
278
ABC:Oil level
278
Coolant:Checking coolant level
279
Batteries, Vehicle
280
Windshield:Washer system
281
Tires
282
Important guidelines
282
Tire care and maintenance
283
Direction of rotation (tires)
285
Loading the vehicle
285
Tire inflation pressure:Checking;Air pressure:Tire inflation pressure;Tire inflation pressure:Checki
292
Tire inflation pressure:Checking
294
MOE tires see MO<V-Italic>Extended<Default Para Font> system* <$nopage>
301
Tire labeling
301
Load identification
305
TIN
306
Maximum tire load
307
Maximum tire pressure
308
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
309
Tire ply material
311
Tire terminology
311
Tires:Rotating
314
Driving:In winter
316
Winter driving:Tires
316
Block heater (Canada only)
317
Snow chains
318
Maintenance System (U.S. vehicles)
319
Maintenance:Maintenance service indicator message
319
Maintenance:Calling up maintenance service indicator display
320
Maintenance:Resetting maintenance service indicator
321
Vehicle care
322
Cleaning and care of the vehicle
322
Practical hints
332
What to do if ...?
333
Instrument cluster:Lamps
333
Vehicle status messages
346
Where will I find ...?
384
First aid kit
384
Vehicle tool kit
384
Locking/unlocking in an emergency
386
Vehicle:Unlocking in an emergency
386
Vehicle:Locking in an emergency
388
Load assist:Lowering manually
389
Replacing SmartKey batteries
390
Batteries, SmartKey:Replacing
390
Batteries, SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*:Replacing
391
Bulbs:Replacing
392
Bulbs
392
Replacing bulbs for front lamps
395
Lamps, exterior:Replacing bulbs for rear
397
Replacing:Wiper blades
398
Removing wiper blades
398
Installing wiper blades
399
Flat tire
400
Flat tire:Preparing the vehicle
400
TIREFIT:Instructions for use
400
Flat tire:Spare wheel
405
MO<V-Italic>Extended<Default Para Font> system*
412
Service:Batteries
414
Disconnecting the batteries
416
Removing the batteries
417
Batteries, Vehicle:Charging
418
Reconnecting the batteries
419
Batteries, Vehicle:Jump starting
420
Towing the vehicle
422
Towing eye bolt (vehicle tool kit):Installing
424
Fuses
426
Emergency engine shut-down
427
Technical data
428
Parts service
429
Warranty coverage
430
Loss of Service and Warranty Informa\x05tion Booklet
430
Labels, identification
431
Poly-V-belt drive:Layout
432
SL\x11500
432
SL\x1155\x11AMG
432
SL\x11600, SL 65 AMG
432
Engine:Technical data
433
Tires:Rims and tires
435
Same size tires
437
Mixed size tires
439
MO<V-Italic>Extended<Default Para Font> tires
441
Spare wheel
442
Technical data:Electrical system
443
Technical data:Main dimensions
444
Technical data:Weights
445
Capacities and recommended fuel/lubricants
446
Engine oil
448
Engine oil:Additives
448
Automatic climate control system:Air conditioning refrigerant
448
Brakes:Brake fluid
448
Fuel:Premium unleaded gasoline
449
Fuel:Requirements
449
Fuel:Gasoline additives
450
Coolant
451
Technical data:Windshield and headlamp washer system
453
Technical terms
454
Index
462

FAQ about the 2006 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Manual

What contains the 2006 SL Class manual?

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

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz SL Class owners can do

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

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

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The Mercedes-Benz SL 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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