2009 Mercedes-Benz R Class Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.01 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
Proper use of the vehicle
24
Information regarding electronic recording devices
26
At a glance
28
Exterior view
28
Cockpit
30
Instrument cluster
32
Storage compartments
36
Upper part
40
Lower part
41
Overhead control panel
42
Door control panel
43
Safety and security
46
Introduction
46
SRS indicator lamp
47
Air bags
47
Occupant Classification System
53
BabySmart™ air bag deactivation system
57
Seat belts
59
Preventive occupant safety (PRE-SAFE®)
65
Active head restraints
66
Correct driver seat adjustment
66
Children in the vehicle
68
Introduction
77
ABS
78
BAS
79
EBP
79
Immobilizer
82
Anti-theft alarm system
82
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
97
Safety notes
99
Seat adjustment
100
Easy-entry/exit feature for third-row seats
102
Lumbar support
105
Rear seats
105
Multicontour seat
109
Safety notes
110
Steering wheel adjustment, manual
111
Steering wheel adjustment, electrical
111
Easy-entry/exit feature
111
Notes
113
Interior rear view mirror
113
Exterior rear view mirrors
113
Auto-dimming rear view mirrors
114
Notes
116
Storing positions into memory
116
Notes
117
Exterior lamp switch
117
Combination switch
120
Hazard warning flasher
121
Headlamp cleaning system
121
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps
121
Interior lighting in the front
122
Notes
124
Windshield wipers
124
Rear window wiper/washer
125
Opening and closing
127
Synchronizing door windows
129
Summer opening feature
129
Safety notes
131
Starting the engine
131
Driving off
134
Problems while driving
135
Parking
135
Introduction
138
Gear selector lever
138
Shifting procedure
140
Transmission positions
140
Driving tips
142
Gear ranges
142
Automatic shift program
143
One-touch gearshifting
144
Emergency operation (limp-home mode)
145
Introduction
145
Activating the instrument cluster
146
Adjusting the instrument cluster illumination
146
Resetting trip odometer
146
Introduction
147
Multifunction steering wheel
147
Multifunction display
148
Menus and submenus
149
Standard display menu
150
Audio/DVD menu
151
Navigation menu
153
AIRMATIC/Compass menu
153
Vehicle status message memory menu
153
Settings menu
154
Trip computer menu
162
Introduction
165
Cruise control
165
Hill start assist system
168
AIRMATIC
168
Adaptive Damping System (ADS)
168
Vehicle level control
169
All-wheel drive
171
Parktronic system
172
Control panel
180
Notes on climate control
183
Deactivating the climate control system
183
Air conditioning
184
Automatic mode
184
Setting the temperature
185
Adjusting air distribution
185
Adjusting air volume
185
Front defroster
185
Air recirculation mode
186
Control panels
188
Notes on 3-zone automatic climate control
194
Deactivating the climate control system
195
Air conditioning
195
Automatic mode
196
Setting the temperature
197
Adjusting air distribution
198
Adjusting air volume
199
Front defroster
199
Air recirculation mode
200
Residual heat and ventilation
201
Using driver-side settings for all temperature zones
201
Opening and closing
202
Extending and retracting the roller sunblinds
205
Opening and closing the panorama roof with power tilt/sliding panel
205
Loading instructions
208
Roof rack
209
Parcel nets
210
Cargo tie-down rings
210
Hooks
211
Expanding cargo volume
211
Cargo compartment cover blind
217
Cargo net
219
Storage compartments
221
Cup holders
226
Sun visors
228
Rear door window sunshade
229
Ashtrays
230
Cigarette lighter
231
Power outlets
231
Tele Aid
233
Garage door opener
239
Compass
243
Floormats
243
Operation
246
Vehicle equipment
246
Refueling
247
Hood
249
Engine oil
251
Transmission fluid level
252
Coolant level
253
Safety notes
254
Important guidelines
255
Tire care and maintenance
255
Direction of rotation
257
Loading the vehicle
257
Recommended tire inflation pressure
261
Checking tire inflation pressure
263
MOExtended system
268
Tire labeling
268
Load identification
271
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
272
Maximum tire load
273
Maximum tire inflation pressure
273
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
274
Tire ply material
275
Tire and loading terminology
275
General information
279
Winter tires
279
Snow chains
279
Drive sensibly – save fuel
281
Drinking and driving
281
Pedals
281
Power assistance
282
Brakes
282
Driving off
284
Hydroplaning
284
Standing water
284
Trailer towing
285
Driving abroad
289
Control and operation of radio transmitter
289
Notes
290
Maintenance service indicator message
291
Calling up the maintenance service indicator display
292
Cleaning and care of the vehicle
293
Practical hints
302
First aid kit
302
Vehicle tool kit
302
Notes
307
Text messages
308
Lamps in instrument cluster
342
Unlocking the vehicle
355
Locking the vehicle
355
Fuel filler flap
356
Resetting activated head restraints
356
Safety notes
358
Bulbs
359
Replacing bulbs for front lamps
360
Safety notes
365
Removing wiper blades
365
Safety notes
367
Preparing the vehicle
367
Mounting the spare wheel
368
MOExtended system
375
Safety notes
380
Charging the battery
381
Safety notes
384
Installing towing eye bolt
385
Towing with all wheels on the ground
386
Introduction
387
Before replacing fuses
387
Fuse box in passenger compartment
388
Fuse box in engine compartment
388
Fuse box in cargo compartment
388
Emergency engine shutdown
389
Technical data
392
Vehicle equipment
392
Loss of Service and Warranty Information booklet
393
Identification labels
393
Notes
396
Same size tires
397
Spare wheel
398
Electrical system
399
Main dimensions
400
Capacities
402
Approved engine oils
404
Engine oil additives
404
Air conditioning refrigerant
404
Brake fluid
405
Premium unleaded gasoline (gasoline engine)
405
Fuel requirements
405
Gasoline additives (gasoline engine)
406
AdBlue®
407
Coolants
408
Washer system and headlamp cleaning system
409
Service and Literature
411

FAQ about the 2009 Mercedes-Benz R Class Manual

What contains the 2009 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 2009 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz R Class
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

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

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

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

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The Mercedes-Benz R 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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