2007 Mercedes-Benz R Class Owner's Manual

2007 Mercedes-Benz R Class owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
R Class
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
8.38 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
4
Introduction
10
Product information
10
Operator’s Manual
11
Service and warranty information
11
California retail buyers and lessees, Important notice for [California retail buyers and lessees Imp
12
Maintenance
13
Roadside Assistance
13
Change of address or ownership
14
Operating your vehicle outside the USA or Canada
14
Where to find it
15
Symbols used in this Operator’s Manual
16
Operating safety
17
Vehicle:Proper use of
17
Problems:With the vehicle
18
Safety:Reporting safety defects
19
Reporting safety defects
19
Vehicle data recording
20
Information regarding electronic recording devices
20
At a glance
22
Cockpit
25
Instrument cluster
27
Multifunction steering wheel
31
Center console
32
Upper part
32
Lower part
33
Overhead control panel
34
Storage compartments
35
Door control panel;Door handle
37
Getting started
38
Vehicle:Locking/unlocking
39
Key, SmartKey: Locking/unlocking
39
Key, SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*:Locking/unlocking
40
Key, SmartKey:Starter switch positions
40
Adjusting
44
Seats:Adjusting
44
Steering wheel:Adjusting, Manually
47
Mirrors:Adjusting
49
Driving:Instructions
52
Seat belts:Fastening
52
Ignition
55
Parking brake
58
Driving off
59
Headlamps:Switch
60
Turn signals
61
Windshield wipers
61
Combination switch
63
Problems:While driving
64
Parking
66
Parking brake
67
Switching off headlamps
67
Ignition
68
Releasing seat belts
69
Key, SmartKey: Locking/unlocking
69
Safety and Security
72
Occupant safety
73
Air bags
75
Seat belts
80
Active head restraint
84
Rear head restraints
85
Children in the vehicle
85
Children in the vehicle:Blocking rear door window operation
98
Panic alarm
100
Activating
100
Deactivating
100
Driving:Safety systems
101
Driving safety systems:ABS
101
Driving safety systems:BAS
103
Driving safety systems:ESP®
103
EBP
106
Driving safety systems:4-ETS
107
Anti-theft systems
108
Anti-theft systems:Immobilizer
108
Anti-theft systems:Anti-theft alarm system
108
Controls in detail
112
Vehicle:Locking/unlocking
113
Key, SmartKey
113
Door:Locking/unlocking, KEYLESS-GO* [Door:Locking/unlocking KEYLESS-GO* ]
117
Door:Opening from the inside
123
Tailgate:Opening
124
Tailgate:Closing
126
Central locking:Automatic
131
Central locking switch
131
Seats
133
Seats:Easy entry/exit feature
133
Backrest:Seat, Lumbar support [Backrest:Seat Lumbar support]
137
Multicontour seats*
137
Head restraints:Active head restraint
138
Rear seats
138
Seats:Heating*
143
Seats:Ventilation*
144
Memory function*
145
Positions (Memory function*) see Seats
146
Lighting, Exterior and interior
147
Halogen headlamps see Headlamps <$nopage>
147
Combination switch
151
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps*
152
Emergency, In case of:Hazard warning flasher [Emergency In case of:Hazard warning flasher]
153
Interior lighting
154
Door:Entry lamps
156
Cargo compartment lamp
156
Instrument cluster
157
Instrument cluster:Illumination brightness
158
Trip odometer
158
Tachometer
158
Outside temperature see Displays <$nopage>
159
Control system
160
Control system:Multifunction display
160
Control system:Multifunction steering wheel
161
Control system menus
163
Control system menus:Standard display
167
Control system menus:AMG Menu
169
Menus see Control system menus <$nopage>
172
Navigation system*
174
Control system menus:AIRMATIC*/Compass
175
Control system menus:Distronic*
175
Control system menus:Vehicle status message memory
175
Control system menus:Settings
177
Control system menus:Distance warning function*
192
Trip computer
192
Telephone*:Operation
194
Transmission see Automatic transmission <$nopage>
198
Automatic transmission:Gear selector lever
198
Gear selector lever:Position
201
Automatic transmission:Transmission positions
202
Driving tips
204
Gear range:Automatic transmission
206
Automatic transmission:Automatic shift program
207
Steering wheel gearshift control:Automatic transmission
208
Automatic transmission:Manual shift program (R 63 AMG only)
210
Automatic transmission:Gear shifting malfunctions
212
Good visibility
213
Headlamps:Cleaning system*
213
Rear view mirrors see Mirrors <$nopage>
213
Exterior rear view mirrors:Power folding*
215
Sun visors
216
Sunshades*:Rear door windows
217
Rear window defroster
218
Climate control
219
Climate control: Deactivating system
223
Operating the climate control system in automatic mode
223
Air distribution
224
Climate control:Air volume
225
Climate control:Defrosting
225
Air recirculation mode
227
Air conditioning, Cooling [Air conditioning cooling]
229
Climate control:Residual heat utilization (REST)
230
Climate control:Rear passenger compartment
230
Automatic climate control (3-zone)*
233
Automatic climate control (3-zone)*:Deactivating system
237
Operating the automatic climate \x05control system in automatic mode
238
Temperature:Interior temperature, setting see Climate control or Automatic climate control (3-zone)*
238
Air distribution
239
Automatic climate control (3-zone)*:Air volume
240
Front defroster
240
Maximum cooling, MAX COOL* see Automatic climate control (3-zone)* <$nopage>
241
Air recirculation mode
241
Air conditioning, Cooling [Air conditioning cooling]
244
Using driver-side settings for all \x05temperature zones
245
Automatic climate control (3-zone)*:Residual heat utilization (REST)
245
Automatic climate control (3-zone)*:Rear passenger compartment
246
Air vents, Rear
250
Power windows:Door windows
252
Opening and closing the windows
252
Power windows:Synchronizing, Door windows
255
Key, SmartKey:Opening the power windows (Summer opening feature)
255
Key, SmartKey:Closing the power windows (Convenience closing feature)
257
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*
259
Tilt/sliding sunroof* see Power tilt/sliding sunroof* <$nopage>
259
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*:Synchronizing
261
Panorama roof with power tilt/sliding panel*
262
Roller sunblinds, Panorama roof*
262
Panorama roof with power tilt/sliding panel*:Opening/closing
263
Panorama roof with power tilt/sliding panel*:Synchronizing
265
Driving systems
267
Cruise control
267
Driving systems:Distronic*
272
Distronic*:Distance warning function*
285
AIRMATIC*
286
Parktronic* (Parking assist)
292
Rear view camera*
296
Loading see Vehicle loading <$nopage>
298
Roof rack*
298
Vehicle loading:Loading instructions
299
Cargo tie-down rings
300
Vehicle loading:Hooks
301
Extending cargo compartment
302
Cargo compartment cover blind*
307
Vehicle loading:Partition net*
309
Useful features
312
Interior storage spaces see Storage compartments <$nopage>
312
Parcel nets
316
Cup holders
317
Ashtrays*
320
Lighter see Cigarette lighter* <$nopage>
322
Power outlets
323
Rear center console*
324
Heated steering wheel*
327
Telephone*
328
Tele Aid*
331
Garage door opener*
338
Compass
343
Floormats
344
Infrared reflecting windshield*
345
Operation
346
The first 1000 miles (1500 km)
347
Driving:Instructions
348
Drive sensibly – save fuel
348
Drinking and driving
348
Pedals
348
Power assistance
349
Brakes
349
Driving off
352
Parking
352
Tires:Driving instructions
353
Hydroplaning
353
Tires:Traction
354
Tires:Speed rating
354
Winter driving instructions
355
Standing water, Driving through
356
Passenger compartment
357
Driving:Abroad
357
Control and operation of radio transmitters
358
Catalytic converter (gasoline engine)
358
Oxidation catalyst (diesel engine)
359
Emission control
359
Coolant:Temperature
360
At the gas station
361
Fuel
361
Regular checks
363
Hood
365
Engine oil:Checking level
367
Fluids:Automatic transmission fluid
371
Coolant
371
Windshield washer fluid:Refilling
373
Tires
374
Tires:Important guidelines
374
Tires:Care and maintenance
375
Direction of rotation (tires)
376
Tires:Loading the vehicle
377
Tire inflation pressure:Recommended tire inflation pressure
381
Tire inflation pressure:Checking
383
Tire labeling
392
Load identification
396
DOT
397
Maximum tire load
398
Maximum tire pressure
399
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
399
Tire ply material
401
Tires:Terminology
402
Tires:Rotating
405
Driving:In winter
406
Winter driving:Tires
406
Snow chains
407
FSS PLUS (Canada vehicles)
408
Maintenance:Service indicator message
408
Maintenance:Calling up service indicator display
410
Maintenance:Resetting service indicator
410
Vehicle:Care
411
Washing the vehicle
411
Practical hints
420
What to do if …
421
Instrument cluster:Lamps
421
Front passenger front air bag
432
Displays:Messages in the multifunction display <$startrange>
434
Where will I find ...?
473
Emergency, In case of:First aid kit [Emergency In case of:First aid kit]
473
Jack
473
Spare wheel
476
Vehicle:Locking/unlocking in an emergency
479
Door:Unlocking, Mechanical key [Door:Unlocking Mechanical key]
479
Door:Locking, In an emergency [Door:Locking In an emergency]
480
Fuel filler flap:Opening in an emergency
480
Emergency operation:Power tilt/sliding sunroof, Manual operation*
482
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*:Opening/closing in an emergency
482
Active head restraint
483
Key, SmartKey:Batteries
484
Standing lamps:Replacing bulbs
485
Bulbs
485
Replacing bulbs:Headlamps
488
Replacing bulbs:Brake lamps
492
Windshield wipers:Replacing wiper blades
495
Front wiper blades
495
Rear wiper blade
496
Flat tire
498
Spare wheel:Mounting
499
Diesel engine:Bleeding fuel system
506
Battery, Vehicle [Battery Vehicle]
507
Battery, Vehicle:Disconnecting and connecting [Battery Vehicle:Disconnecting and connecting]
509
Battery, Vehicle:Charging [Battery Vehicle:Charging]
514
Emergency, In case of:Battery, Jump starting [Emergency In case of:Battery Jump starting]
515
Emergency, In case of:Towing the vehicle [Emergency In case of:Towing the vehicle]
518
Towing eye bolts
519
Stranded vehicle
520
Fuses
521
Fuses:Fuse box, Engine compartment
522
Fuses:Fuse box, Cargo compartment
522
Fuses:Fuse box, Passenger compartment
523
Technical data
524
Parts service
525
Warranty coverage
526
Loss of Service and Warranty Information Booklet
526
Identification label see Labels <$nopage>
527
Engine:Belt layout
529
R\x11320\x11CDI
529
R\x11350
529
R\x11500
529
R\x1163\x11AMG
530
Engine:Technical data
531
Tires:Sizes
533
Same size tires
534
Spare wheel
535
Electrical system, Technical data [Electrical system Technical data]
536
Technical data:Dimensions, Vehicle
537
Weights, Vehicle
538
Fuels, coolants, lubricants etc.
539
Capacities and recommended fuel/lubricants
539
Engine oil
541
Engine oil:Additives
541
Air conditioning refrigerant
541
Brake fluid
542
Premium unleaded gasoline
542
Technical data:Gasoline additives
543
Technical data:Fuel requirements
543
Coolant
544
Windshield washer system
547
Index
548

FAQ about the 2007 Mercedes-Benz R Class Manual

What contains the 2007 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 2007 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz R Class
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Maintenance for your Mercedes-Benz R Class, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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The Mercedes-Benz R Class (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

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