2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Owner's Manual

2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
CLS
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
13.81 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
20
Notes
20
Vehicle equipment
20
Service and warranty information
21
Important notice for California retail buyers and lessees of Mercedes-Benz automobiles
21
Maintenance
21
Roadside Assistance
22
Change of address or ownership
22
Proper use of the vehicle
23
Information regarding electronic recording devices
25
At a glance
28
Exterior view
28
Cockpit
30
Instrument cluster
32
Storage compartments
34
Upper part
38
Lower part
40
Overhead control panel
41
Door control panel
42
Safety and security
44
Introduction
44
SRS indicator lamp
45
Air bags
45
Occupant Classification System
50
Seat belts
53
Preventive occupant safety (PRE-SAFE®)
58
Active head restraints
59
Correct driver seat adjustment
60
Children in the vehicle
61
Introduction
66
ABS
67
BAS
68
Adaptive Brake
68
EBP
68
Immobilizer
71
Anti-theft alarm system
72
Canceling the alarm
72
Controls in detail
74
Notes
74
SmartKey
74
KEYLESS-GO
76
Checking SmartKey batteries
78
Loss of the SmartKey
78
Opening the doors from the inside
78
Automatic central locking
79
Locking and unlocking from the inside
79
Opening the trunk
80
Closing the trunk
81
Trunk lid emergency release
83
SmartKey
85
Safety notes
86
Seat adjustment
87
Lumbar support
89
Rear seat head restraints
89
Multicontour seat
90
Seat ventilation
91
Safety notes
92
Steering wheel adjustment
92
Easy-entry/exit feature
93
Notes
94
Interior rear view mirror
94
Exterior rear view mirrors
94
Notes
95
Storing positions into memory
95
Notes
96
Exterior lamp switch
96
Combination switch
99
Hazard warning flasher
100
Headlamp cleaning system
100
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps
101
Interior lighting in the front
102
Notes
103
Windshield wipers
103
Opening and closing
105
Synchronizing door windows
106
Summer opening feature
107
Safety notes
108
Starting the engine
108
Driving off
110
Problems while driving
111
Parking
112
Introduction
114
Gear selector lever
114
Shifting procedure
115
Transmission positions
115
Driving tips
117
Gear ranges
117
Automatic shift program
118
One-touch gearshifting
119
Manual shift program
120
Introduction
122
Activating the instrument cluster
123
Adjusting the instrument cluster illumination
123
Coolant temperature indicator
123
Resetting trip odometer
124
Introduction
124
Multifunction steering wheel
124
Multifunction display
126
Menus and submenus
127
Standard display menu
128
AMG menu
129
Audio/DVD menu
132
Navigation menu
133
Distronic menu (USA only)
133
Vehicle status message memory menu
133
Settings menu
134
Trip computer menu
141
Introduction
144
Cruise control
144
Distronic
146
Airmatic DC (Dual Control)
156
Control panels
162
Notes on climate control system
165
Deactivating the climate control system
166
Air conditioning
166
Automatic mode
166
Setting the temperature
167
Adjusting air vents
168
Adjusting air distribution
169
Adjusting air volume
170
Front defroster
170
Maximum cooling MAX COOL
170
Air recirculation mode
171
Residual heat and ventilation
171
Opening and closing
172
Loading instructions
175
Roof rack
176
Ski bag (Canada only)
177
Parcel net
179
Cargo tie-down hooks
179
Retaining hook
179
Cup holders
182
Sun visors
184
Rear window sunshade
184
Ashtrays
185
Cigarette lighter
185
Power outlets
186
Tele Aid
187
Garage door opener
192
Floormats
196
Operation
198
Vehicle equipment
198
Refueling
199
Hood
201
Engine oil
202
Transmission fluid level
204
Coolant level
204
Safety notes
206
Important guidelines
207
Tire care and maintenance
207
Direction of rotation
208
Loading the vehicle
208
Recommended tire inflation pressure
212
Checking tire inflation pressure
214
MOExtended system
222
Tire labeling
222
Load identification
225
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
226
Maximum tire load
226
Maximum tire inflation pressure
227
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
228
Tire ply material
229
Tire and loading terminology
229
General information
233
Winter tires
233
Snow chains
233
Drive sensibly – save fuel
235
Drinking and driving
235
Pedals
235
Power assistance
236
Brakes
236
Driving off
238
Hydroplaning
238
Standing water
238
Driving abroad
239
Control and operation of radio transmitter
239
Notes
240
Maintenance service indicator message
241
Calling up the maintenance service indicator display
242
Cleaning and care of the vehicle
243
Practical hints
252
First aid kit
252
Vehicle tool kit
252
Spare wheel
254
Notes
257
Text messages
258
Lamps in instrument cluster
292
Unlocking the vehicle
305
Locking the vehicle
306
Manually unlocking the gear selector lever
306
Fuel filler flap
307
Resetting activated head restraints
307
Safety notes
310
Bulbs
310
Replacing bulbs for front lamps
312
Safety notes
314
Placing wiper arms in vertical position
314
Removing wiper blades
315
Safety notes
316
Preparing the vehicle
316
Mounting the spare wheel
316
Safety notes
324
Charging the battery
326
Safety notes
328
Installing towing eye bolt
329
Towing with front axle raised
330
Introduction
331
Before replacing fuses
331
Fuse box in passenger compartment
332
Fuse box in trunk
332
Technical data
334
Vehicle equipment
334
Loss of Service and Warranty Information booklet
335
Identification labels
335
Notes
338
Same size tires
339
Mixed size tires
340
Spare wheel
342
Electrical system
343
Main dimensions
344
Capacities
345
Approved engine oils
347
Engine oil additives
348
Air conditioning refrigerant
348
Brake fluid
348
Premium unleaded gasoline
348
Fuel requirements
349
Gasoline additives
349
Coolants
349
Washer system and headlamp cleaning system
352
Service and Literature
355

FAQ about the 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Manual

What contains the 2009 CLS manual?

The Mercedes-Benz CLS 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. 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 2009 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz CLS owners can do
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Owners Manual?

The Mercedes-Benz CLS owner manual for the 2009 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz CLS year 2009 free?

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The Mercedes-Benz CLS (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2009 is available in English.

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