2010 Mercedes-Benz M Class Owner's Manual

2010 Mercedes-Benz M Class owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
M Class
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
9.09 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
22
Notes
22
Vehicle equipment
22
Service and warranty information
22
Important notice for California retail buyers and lessees of Mercedes-Benz automobiles
23
Maintenance
23
Roadside Assistance
23
Change of address or ownership
24
Operating your vehicle outside the USA or Canada
24
Proper use of the vehicle
25
Information\n\t\tregarding electronic recording devices
26
At a glance
28
Exterior view
28
Cockpit
29
Instrument cluster
30
Upper part
33
Lower part \n\t\t
34
Overhead control panel
34
Door control panel
35
Safety and security
38
Introduction
38
SRS indicator lamp
38
Air bags
39
Occupant Classification System
44
BabySmart™ air bag deactivation system
48
Seat belts
50
Preventive occupant safety (PRE-SAFE®)
54
NECK-PRO active front head restraints
55
Correct driver seat adjustment
56
Children in the vehicle
57
Introduction
63
ABS
64
BAS
65
EBP
65
Immobilizer
68
Anti-theft alarm system
68
Canceling the alarm
69
Controls in detail
72
Notes
72
SmartKey
72
KEYLESS-GO
73
Checking SmartKey batteries
75
Loss of the SmartKey
75
Replacing the SmartKey
76
Opening the doors from the inside
76
Automatic central locking
76
Locking and unlocking from the inside
77
Tailgate
77
SmartKey
81
Safety notes
83
Seat adjustment
84
Lumbar support
86
Rear seat head restraints
86
Multicontour seats
87
Seat ventilation
87
Safety notes
88
Steering wheel adjustment, manual
89
Steering wheel adjustment, electrical
89
Easy-entry/exit feature
89
Notes
91
Interior rear view mirror
91
Exterior rear view mirrors
91
Auto-dimming rear view mirrors
92
Exterior rear view mirror parking position
92
Notes
94
Storing positions into memory
94
Notes
94
Exterior lamp switch
95
Combination switch
97
Hazard warning flasher
98
Headlamp cleaning system
98
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps
98
Interior lighting in the front
99
Notes
100
Windshield wipers
100
Rear window wiper/washer
102
Opening and closing
102
Synchronizing door windows
104
Summer opening feature
104
Safety notes
105
Starting the engine
105
Driving off
107
Problems while driving
108
Parking
109
Introduction
111
Gear selector lever
111
Shifting procedure
113
Transmission positions
114
Driving tips
115
Gear ranges
115
Automatic shift program
116
One-touch gearshifting
117
Manual shift program
117
Emergency operation (limp-home mode)
119
Introduction
119
Activating the instrument cluster
120
Adjusting the instrument cluster illumination
120
Resetting trip odometer
120
Introduction
121
Multifunction steering wheel
121
Multifunction display
123
Menus and submenus
123
Standard display menu
124
AMG menu
125
Off-road Mode menu
127
Audio/DVD menu
128
Navigation menu
129
AIRMATIC/Compass menu
129
Distronic menu
130
Vehicle status message memory menu
130
Settings menu
131
Vehicle configuration menu
139
Trip computer menu
140
Introduction
143
Cruise control
143
Distronic
146
Hill-start assist system
154
Downhill Speed Regulation (DSR)
154
Off-road driving program
157
Air suspension program
157
Adaptive Damping System (ADS)
158
Vehicle level control
158
All-wheel drive (4MATIC)
161
Parktronic system
162
Control panel
169
Notes on climate control
171
Deactivating the climate control system
171
Air conditioning
171
Automatic mode
172
Setting the temperature
172
Adjusting air distribution
173
Adjusting air volume
173
Front defroster
173
Air recirculation mode
174
Control panels
175
Notes on 3-zone automatic climate control
179
Deactivating the climate control system
180
Air conditioning
180
Automatic mode
181
Setting the temperature
181
Adjusting air distribution
182
Adjusting air volume
183
Front defroster
183
Air recirculation mode
184
Residual heat and ventilation
185
Using driver-side settings for all temperature zones
185
Opening and closing
186
Loading instructions
188
Carriers
189
Parcel nets
190
Cargo tie-down rings
190
Hooks
191
Expanding cargo volume
191
Cargo compartment cover blind
192
Cargo net
193
Front storage compartments
194
Cup holders
196
Sun visors
197
Ashtrays
198
Cigarette lighter
198
Power outlets
199
Tele Aid
201
Garage door opener
206
Compass
209
Floormats
210
Infrared reflecting windshield
210
Operation
212
Vehicle equipment
212
Refueling
212
Hood
214
Radiator
216
Engine oil
216
Transmission fluid level
218
Coolant level
218
Washer system and headlamp cleaning system
219
Safety notes
220
Important guidelines
220
Recommended tire inflation pressure
221
Checking tire inflation pressure
223
Maximum tire inflation pressure
228
Loading the vehicle
229
Maximum tire load
233
Direction of rotation
233
MOExtended system
233
Tire care and maintenance
234
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
235
Rotating tires
236
Tire labeling
237
Load identification
240
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
240
Tire ply material
241
General information
244
Winter tires
244
Snow chains
245
Drive sensibly – save fuel
246
Drinking and driving
246
Pedals
246
Power assistance
246
Brakes
247
Driving off
249
Hydroplaning
249
Standing water
249
Off-road driving
250
Trailer towing
256
Driving abroad
259
Control and operation of radio transmitter
259
Notes
260
Maintenance service indicator message
260
Calling up the maintenance service indicator display
261
Cleaning and care of the vehicle
262
Practical hints
270
First aid kit
270
Vehicle tool kit
270
Notes
274
Text messages
275
Lamps in instrument cluster
299
Unlocking the vehicle
308
Locking the vehicle
309
Unlocking and opening the tailgate
309
Fuel filler flap
310
SmartKey
312
Safety notes
313
Bulbs
314
Replacing bulbs for front lamps
315
Replacing bulbs for rear lamps
317
Safety notes
320
Removing wiper blades
320
Safety notes
321
Preparing the vehicle
322
Sealing tires with TIREFIT
322
Mounting the spare wheel
326
MOExtended system
332
Safety notes
336
Charging the battery
338
Safety notes
340
Installing towing eye bolt
341
Towing with one axle raised
343
Towing with all wheels on the ground
344
Introduction
344
Before replacing fuses
345
Fuse box in passenger compartment
345
Fuse box in engine compartment
345
Fuse box in cargo compartment
346
Emergency engine shutdown
346
Technical data
348
Vehicle equipment
348
Loss of\n\t\tService and Warranty Information booklet \n\t\t
348
Identification labels
348
Vehicle specification ML 350 BlueTEC 4MATIC (164.125)
350
Vehicle specification ML 350 (164.156)
350
Vehicle specification ML 350 4MATIC (164.186)
351
Vehicle specification ML 550 4MATIC (164.172)
352
Notes
354
Same size tires
356
Capacities
358
Approved engine oils
361
Engine oil additives
361
Air conditioning refrigerant
361
Brake fluid
361
Premium unleaded gasoline (gasoline engine)
362
Fuel requirements
362
Gasoline additives (gasoline engine)
363
AdBlue®
363
Coolants
364
Washer system and headlamp cleaning system
366
Service and\n\t\t Literature
367

FAQ about the 2010 Mercedes-Benz M Class Manual

What contains the 2010 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 2010 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz M Class owners can do

Where to download the 2010 Mercedes-Benz M Class Owners Manual?

The Mercedes-Benz M Class owner manual for the 2010 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz M Class year 2010 free?

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The Mercedes-Benz M Class (2010) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2010 is available in English.

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