2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.51 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
4
Introduction
10
Product information
10
Operator’s Manual
11
Service and warranty:Information
11
California, important notice
12
Service:Maintenance Booklet
13
Roadside Assistance
13
Change of address or ownership
13
Operating vehicle outside the USA and Canada
14
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:Overview
23
Instrument cluster:Overview
25
Multifunction steering wheel
27
Center console
29
Center console
29
Center console (Lower part)
30
Overhead control panel
31
Doors:Control panel, overview
32
Unlocking
35
Unlocking:With SmartKey
35
Starter switch positions
37
Adjusting (Getting started)
39
Seats:Adjusting
39
Steering wheel
43
Mirrors:Adjusting
46
Driving:Instructions
48
Seat belts:Fastening
48
Starting
51
Parking brake
53
Driving
54
Headlamps:Switching on
56
Turn signals
56
Windshield wipers
57
Problems:While driving
59
Parking:And locking
60
Parking brake
60
Headlamps:Switching off
61
SmartKey:Turning off engine
62
Vehicle:Locking
63
Safety and Security
64
Occupant safety
65
Air bags
66
Seat belts
72
Child safety<$nopage>
76
Panic alarm
81
Activating
82
Deactivating
82
Driving safety systems
83
Driving safety systems:ABS
83
Driving safety systems:BAS
84
Driving safety systems:ESP®
85
Anti-theft systems
88
Immobilizer see Anti-theft systems<$nopage>
88
Anti-theft systems:Alarm system
88
Tow-away alarm see Anti-theft systems<$nopage>
89
SmartKey:Locking and unlocking
93
SmartKey
93
Doors:Opening from inside
98
Trunk
99
Closing the trunk
100
Trunk:Trunk lid emergency release
101
Automatic locking:When driving
102
Central locking:Locking/unlocking from inside
103
Seats
105
Seats:Heating*
105
Neck-level heating see AIRSCARF* (Seats)<$nopage>
106
Memory function*
108
Storing positions into memory
109
Recalling positions from memory
109
Parking position*
109
Lighting
111
Lighting:Exterior lamp switch
111
Combination switch
115
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps* (Lighting)
116
Hazard warning flasher
118
Lighting:Interior lighting
118
Doors:Entry lamps
120
Instrument cluster
121
Lighting:Instrument cluster illumination
121
Tachometer
122
Outside temperature indicator
122
Resetting trip odometer
123
Clock
123
Control system
124
Multifunction display
124
Multifunction steering wheel
125
Control system:Overview (Menus)
127
Menus:Standard display
129
Menus:AUDIO
130
Navigation system see NAV*<$nopage>
133
Vehicle status message memory menu (Control system)
133
Menus:Settings
135
Menus:Trip computer
150
Menus:TEL*
152
Manual transmission
156
Shifting into reverse
157
Automatic transmission*
158
Gear selector lever (Automatic transmission*):Position
160
Gear range (Automatic transmission*)
161
Driving tips
163
Program mode selector switch*:Automatic transmission*
164
One-touch gearshifting*
165
Steering wheel gearshift control
166
Manual shift program SLK 55 AMG
170
Automatic transmission*:Gear shifting malfunctions
173
Good visibility
174
Headlamps:Cleaning system*
174
Rear view mirrors see Mirrors<$nopage>
174
Sun visors
177
Rear window defroster
178
Climate control
179
Climate control:Switching on/off
182
Basic settings
184
Defrosting:Windshield (Climate control)
185
Climate control:Air recirculation mode
186
Air conditioning:Climate control
188
REST:Climate control
189
Automatic climate control*:Overview
191
Automatic climate control*:Deactivating
195
Automatic climate control*:Automatic mode, basic setting
195
Defrosting:Windshield (Automatic climate control*)
198
Maximum cooling MAX\x11COOL
200
Air conditioning:Automatic climate control*
201
Residual engine heat utilization see REST<$nopage>
203
Audio system
204
Audio system:Audio and telephone*, operation
204
Operating safety
204
Audio system:Operating and display elements
205
Operation
207
Radio:Operation (Audio system)
210
Audio system:Introduction to satellite radio* (USA only)
215
Audio system:CD operation
220
GSM network phones (Telephone*)
230
TDMA or CDMA network phones (Telephone*)
237
Emergency call (911)
244
Power windows
247
Switch opening/closing windows
247
Power windows:Synchronizing
252
Retractable hardtop
253
Retractable hardtop:Opening and closing
253
Retractable hardtop:Wind screen
260
Cruise control
261
Loading
266
Roof rack
266
Usefull features
267
Storage compartments
267
Shelf behind roll bar
269
Drink holder see Cup holder<$nopage>
269
Ashtray
270
Cigarette lighter
271
Power outlet
272
Floormat (Driver’s side only)
272
Telephone*
273
Tele Aid system
274
Garage door opener*
282
Heating:Steering wheel*
289
Operation
292
The first 1000 miles (1500 km)
293
Driving:Instructions
294
Driving:Fuel saving
294
Drinking and driving
294
Pedals
294
Power assistance
294
Brakes
295
Driving:Driving off
297
Parking
297
Tires:Driving instructions
298
Hydroplaning
298
Tires:Traction
299
Tires:Speed rating
299
Winter driving:Instructions
300
Standing water, driving instructions
301
Passenger compartment
302
Traveling abroad
302
Radio transmitters, control and operation
302
Catalytic converter
303
Emission control
303
Coolant:Temperature
304
Refueling
305
Regular checks
306
Engine:Compartment
308
Hood
308
Engine oil
309
Automatic transmission*:Automatic transmission fluid (ATF)
314
Coolant
314
Battery (Vehicle)
315
Windshield:Washer fluid reservoir
316
Tires
318
Tires:Important guidelines
318
Tire care and maintenance
319
Direction of rotation (Tires)
321
Loading
321
Tire inflation pressure:Checking
328
Tire inflation pressure:Checking
330
MOExtended system*
334
Tire labeling
335
Load identification
339
TIN
340
Maximum tire load
341
Maximum tire pressure
342
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
342
Tire ply material
344
Tire terminology
345
Tires:Rotating
348
Winter driving
349
Winter driving:Tires
349
Snow chains
350
Service system:Maintenance service indicator
351
Flexible Service System
352
Maintenance service term exceeded
352
Maintenance System (U.S. vehicles):Service indicator, calling up
352
Vehicle care
354
Washing the vehicle see Vehicle care<$nopage>
354
Practical hints
362
Practical hints:What to do if...
363
Instrument cluster:Lamps, indicator and warning
363
Lamps, indicator and warning:Passenger front air bag off
368
Messages in display
369
Where will I find...?
389
First aid kit
389
Vehicle tool kit
389
Tires:Spare wheel
392
Practical hints:Spare wheel bolts
393
Unlocking/locking in an emergency
395
Emergency operations:Unlocking/locking the vehicle
395
Driver’s door:Locking in an emergency
396
Emergency operations:Selector lever*, unlocking manually
397
Retractable hardtop:Operating manually
398
Raising retractable hardtop manually
398
SmartKey:Replacing batteries
399
S\x05martKey
400
Bulbs:Replacing
401
Vehicle:Bulbs
402
Replacing bulbs for front lamps
404
Replacing bulbs for rear lamps
406
Windshield wipers:Replacing wiper blades
407
Removing wiper blades
407
Installing wiper blades
408
Flat tire
409
TIREFIT*:Instructions for use
409
Flat tire:Mounting spare wheel
413
Battery (Vehicle)
422
Disconnecting the battery
423
Removing the battery
423
Charging and reinstalling battery
424
Reconnecting the battery
424
Jump starting
425
Towing (Vehicle)
427
Fuses
431
Aids for replacing fuses
431
Fuses:Main fuse box
432
Fuses:Auxiliary fuse box
433
Spare parts see Parts service<$nopage>
435
Warranty coverage
436
Loss of:Service and Warranty Booklet
436
Identification labels see Labels<$nopage>
437
Layout of poly-V-belt drive
438
SLK\x11280, SLK\x11350
438
SLK\x1155\x11AMG
438
Engine:Technical data;Technical data:Engine
439
Tires:Rims and tires
440
Same size tires
442
Mixed size tires
444
Spare wheel
446
Electrical system (Technical data)
447
Main dimensions
448
Weights
449
Lubricants, technical data
450
Capacities
450
Engine oil
452
Engine oil:Additives
452
Technical data:Air conditioning refrigerant
452
Brakes:Brake fluid
452
Premium unleaded gasoline
453
Technical data:Fuel requirements
453
Gasoline see Fuel<$nopage>
454
Coolant:Fuels, coolants, lubricants, etc.
454
Windshield:Washer system
457
Technical terms
458
Index
466

FAQ about the 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class Manual

What contains the 2006 SLK Class manual?

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

  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz SLK Class
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz SLK Class owners can do

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

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

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

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The Mercedes-Benz SLK 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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