2009 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
11.64 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
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
52
Seat belts
55
Correct driver seat adjustment
60
Roll bar
61
Children in the vehicle
62
Introduction
65
ABS
66
BAS
66
ESP®
67
Immobilizer
73
Anti-theft alarm system
73
Tow-away alarm
74
Canceling the alarm
75
Controls in detail
78
Notes
78
SmartKey
78
KEYLESS-GO
80
Checking SmartKey batteries
82
Loss of the SmartKey
82
Opening the doors from the inside
82
Automatic central locking
83
Locking and unlocking from the inside
83
Opening the trunk
84
Closing the trunk
85
Trunk lid emergency release
88
Valet locking
88
SmartKey
89
Safety notes
91
Seat adjustment
92
Moving the seats forward and backward
93
Lumbar support
93
Multicontour seat
94
Seat ventilation
94
Seat heating
95
Safety notes
97
Steering wheel adjustment
97
Notes
98
Interior rear view mirror
98
Exterior rear view mirrors
98
Notes
99
Storing positions into memory
100
Notes
100
Exterior lamp switch
101
Combination switch
103
Hazard warning flasher
104
Headlamp cleaning system
105
Corner-illuminating lamps
105
Interior lighting
106
Notes
107
Windshield wipers
107
Opening and closing
109
Safety notes
111
Starting the engine
111
Driving off
113
Problems while driving
114
Parking
115
Introduction
117
Gear selector lever
117
Shifting procedure
118
Transmission positions
118
Driving tips
119
Gear ranges
120
Automatic shift program
120
One-touch gearshifting
122
Manual shift program
123
Introduction
126
Activating the instrument cluster
126
Adjusting the instrument cluster illumination
127
Coolant temperature gauge
127
Resetting trip odometer
127
Introduction
128
Multifunction steering wheel
128
Multifunction display
129
Menus and submenus
130
Standard display menu
131
AMG menu
132
Audio/DVD menu
134
Navigation menu
136
Distronic menu
136
Vehicle status message memory menu
136
Settings menu
137
Trip computer menu
143
Introduction
146
Cruise control
146
Distronic
149
RACE START (SL 63 AMG)
158
Hill start assist system
159
Active Body Control (ABC)
159
Control panels
166
Notes on climate control system
168
Deactivating the climate control system
169
Air conditioning
169
Automatic mode
170
Setting the temperature
170
Adjusting air vents
170
Adjusting air distribution
172
Adjusting air volume
173
Front defroster
173
Maximum cooling MAX COOL
173
Air recirculation mode
174
Residual heat and ventilation
174
Safety notes
175
Opening and closing
176
Locking
178
Wind screen
178
Luggage cover
180
Parcel nets
182
Storage compartments
183
Cup holders
187
Sun visors
187
Ashtray
188
Cigarette lighter
188
Power outlet
189
Tele Aid
189
Garage door opener
195
Floormats
199
Operation
202
Vehicle equipment
202
Refueling
203
Hood
205
Engine oil
206
Transmission fluid level
209
Active Body Control (ABC) fluid level
209
Coolant level
209
Safety notes
211
Important guidelines
212
Tire care and maintenance
212
Direction of rotation
214
Loading the vehicle
214
Recommended tire inflation pressure
217
Checking tire inflation pressure
219
MOExtended system
225
Tire labeling
225
Load identification
228
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
229
Maximum tire load
230
Maximum tire inflation pressure
230
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
231
Tire ply material
232
Tire and loading terminology
232
General information
236
Winter tires
236
Snow chains
236
Drive sensibly – save fuel
238
Drinking and driving
238
Pedals
238
Power assistance
239
Brakes
239
Driving off
241
Hydroplaning
242
Standing water
242
Driving abroad
242
Control and operation of radio transmitter
242
Notes
243
Maintenance service indicator message
244
Calling up the maintenance service indicator display
244
Cleaning and care of the vehicle
245
Practical hints
254
First aid kit
254
Vehicle tool kit
254
Notes
257
Text messages
258
Lamps in instrument cluster
295
Unlocking the vehicle
309
Locking the vehicle
310
Lowering the load assist manually
311
Safety notes
313
Bulbs
313
Replacing bulbs for front lamps
315
Safety notes
318
Placing wiper arms in vertical position
318
Removing wiper blades
319
Safety notes
319
Preparing the vehicle
320
Mounting the spare wheel
320
Safety notes
328
Charging the battery
329
Safety notes
332
Installing towing eye bolt
333
Towing with front axle raised
334
Introduction
336
Before replacing fuses
336
Fuse box in passenger compartment
336
Fuse box in trunk
337
Fuse box in engine compartment
337
Emergency engine shut-down
338
Technical data
340
Vehicle equipment
340
Loss of Service and Warranty Information booklet
341
Identification labels
341
Notes
345
Same size tires
346
Mixed size tires
347
Spare wheel
349
Electrical system
350
Main dimensions
351
Capacities
352
Approved engine oils
355
Engine oil additives
355
Air conditioning refrigerant
356
Brake fluid
356
Premium unleaded gasoline
356
Fuel requirements
356
Gasoline additives
357
Coolants
357
Washer system and headlamp cleaning system
359
Service and Literature
363

FAQ about the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Manual

What contains the 2009 SL Class manual?

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

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz SL Class owners can do
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz SL Class
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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

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

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz SL 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 SL 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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