2009 Mercedes-Benz M Class Owner's Manual

2009 Mercedes-Benz M Class owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
M Class
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
16.61 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
21
Notes
21
Vehicle equipment
21
Service and warranty information
22
Important notice for California retail buyers and lessees of Mercedes-Benz automobiles
22
Maintenance
23
Roadside Assistance
23
Change of address or ownership
23
Operating your vehicle outside the USA or Canada
23
Proper use of the vehicle
25
Information regarding electronic recording devices
26
At a glance
30
Exterior view
30
Cockpit
32
Instrument cluster
34
Storage compartments
38
Upper part
42
Lower part
43
Overhead control panel
44
Door control panel
45
Safety and security
48
Introduction
48
SRS indicator lamp
49
Air bags
49
Occupant Classification System
55
BabySmart™ air bag deactivation system
59
Seat belts
61
Preventive occupant safety (PRE-SAFE®)
67
Active head restraints
68
Correct driver seat adjustment
68
Children in the vehicle
70
Introduction
77
ABS
78
BAS
79
EBP
79
Immobilizer
82
Anti-theft alarm system
83
Canceling the alarm
83
Controls in detail
86
Notes
86
SmartKey
86
KEYLESS-GO
87
Checking SmartKey batteries
90
Loss of the SmartKey
90
Opening the doors from the inside
90
Automatic central locking
91
Locking and unlocking from the inside
91
Tailgate
92
SmartKey
96
Safety notes
98
Seat adjustment
99
Lumbar support
101
Rear seat head restraints
102
Multicontour seat
103
Seat ventilation (Canada only)
103
Safety notes
105
Steering wheel adjustment, manual
105
Steering wheel adjustment, electrical
105
Easy-entry/exit feature
106
Notes
107
Interior rear view mirror
107
Exterior rear view mirrors
108
Auto-dimming rear view mirrors
108
Notes
110
Storing positions into memory
110
Notes
111
Exterior lamp switch
111
Combination switch
114
Hazard warning flasher
115
Headlamp cleaning system
115
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps
116
Interior lighting in the front
117
Notes
118
Windshield wipers
118
Rear window wiper/washer
119
Opening and closing
121
Synchronizing door windows
122
Summer opening feature
123
Safety notes
124
Starting the engine
124
Driving off
127
Problems while driving
128
Parking
128
Introduction
131
Gear selector lever
131
Shifting procedure
133
Transmission positions
134
Driving tips
135
Gear ranges
135
Automatic shift program
136
One-touch gearshifting
137
Manual shift program
138
Emergency operation (limp-home mode)
139
Introduction
140
Activating the instrument cluster
141
Adjusting the instrument cluster illumination
141
Resetting trip odometer
141
Introduction
142
Multifunction steering wheel
142
Multifunction display
144
Menus and submenus
145
Standard display menu
146
AMG menu
147
Off-road Mode menu
150
Audio/DVD menu
151
Navigation menu
152
AIRMATIC/Compass menu
152
Vehicle status message memory menu
153
Settings menu
153
Vehicle configuration menu
161
Trip computer menu
161
Introduction
165
Cruise control
165
Hill start assist system
168
Downhill Speed Regulation (DSR)
168
Off-road driving program
171
Air suspension program
172
Adaptive Damping System (ADS)
172
Vehicle level control
173
All-wheel drive
176
Parktronic system
176
Control panel
185
Notes on climate control
188
Deactivating the climate control system
188
Air conditioning
189
Automatic mode
189
Setting the temperature
190
Adjusting air distribution
190
Adjusting air volume
190
Front defroster
190
Air recirculation mode
191
Control panels
193
Notes on 3-zone automatic climate control
199
Deactivating the climate control system
200
Air conditioning
200
Automatic mode
201
Setting the temperature
202
Adjusting air distribution
203
Adjusting air volume
204
Front defroster
204
Air recirculation mode
205
Residual heat and ventilation
206
Using driver-side settings for all temperature zones
206
Opening and closing
207
Loading instructions
210
Carriers
211
Parcel nets
212
Cargo tie-down rings
212
Hooks
213
Expanding cargo volume
213
Cargo compartment cover blind
215
Cargo net
216
Cup holders
220
Sun visors
221
Ashtrays
221
Cigarette lighter
222
Power outlets
223
Tele Aid
225
Garage door opener
231
Compass
235
Floormats
235
Operation
238
Vehicle equipment
238
Refueling
239
Hood
241
Engine oil
243
Transmission fluid level
245
Coolant level
245
Safety notes
247
Important guidelines
247
Tire care and maintenance
248
Direction of rotation
249
Loading the vehicle
249
Recommended tire inflation pressure
253
Checking tire inflation pressure
255
MOExtended system
260
Tire labeling
260
Load identification
264
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
264
Maximum tire load
265
Maximum tire inflation pressure
265
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
266
Tire ply material
267
Tire and loading terminology
268
General information
271
Winter tires
271
Snow chains
272
Drive sensibly – save fuel
273
Drinking and driving
274
Pedals
274
Power assistance
274
Brakes
274
Driving off
277
Hydroplaning
277
Standing water
277
Off-road driving
277
Trailer towing
284
Driving abroad
288
Control and operation of radio transmitter
288
Notes
290
Maintenance service indicator message
290
Calling up the maintenance service indicator display
291
Cleaning and care of the vehicle
292
Practical hints
300
First aid kit
300
Vehicle tool kit
300
Notes
304
Text messages
306
Lamps in instrument cluster
339
Unlocking the vehicle
352
Locking the vehicle
352
Unlocking and opening the tailgate
353
Fuel filler flap
353
Resetting activated head restraints
354
Safety notes
356
Bulbs
357
Replacing bulbs for front lamps
359
Replacing bulbs for rear lamps
362
Safety notes
365
Removing wiper blades
366
Safety notes
368
Preparing the vehicle
368
Sealing tires with TIREFIT
369
Mounting the spare wheel
373
MOExtended system
381
Safety notes
385
Charging the battery
387
Safety notes
389
Installing towing eye bolt
390
Towing with all wheels on the ground
391
Introduction
393
Before replacing fuses
393
Fuse box in passenger compartment
393
Fuse box in engine compartment
394
Fuse box in cargo compartment
394
Emergency engine shutdown
395
Technical data
398
Vehicle equipment
398
Loss of Service and Warranty Information booklet
399
Identification labels
399
Notes
403
Same size tires
405
Spare wheel
408
Electrical system
410
Main dimensions
411
Capacities
413
Approved engine oils
416
Engine oil additives
416
Air conditioning refrigerant
417
Brake fluid
417
Premium unleaded gasoline (gasoline engine)
417
Fuel requirements
417
Gasoline additives (gasoline engine)
418
AdBlue®
419
Coolants
420
Washer system and headlamp cleaning system
421
Service and Literature
423

FAQ about the 2009 Mercedes-Benz M Class Manual

What contains the 2009 M Class manual?

The Mercedes-Benz M 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 M 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 M Class 2009 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • 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 M Class owners can do

Where to download the 2009 Mercedes-Benz M Class Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz M Class year 2009 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2009 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mercedes-Benz M Class (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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