2011 Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe Owner's Manual

2011 Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
C Class Coupe
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
12.15 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
22
Notes on the Operator's Manual
22
Service and literature
22
Information for customers in California
23
Maintenance
23
Roadside Assistance
23
Change of address or change of ownership
23
Safety notes
24
On-board diagnostics interface
25
Qualified specialist workshop
25
Proper use
25
Problems with your vehicle
25
Reporting malfunctions relevant to safety
26
Information about electronic data acquisition in the vehicle
26
At a glance
30
Displays and controls
31
Warning and indicator lamps
32
Multifunction steering wheel
33
Center console
34
Overhead control panel
35
Door control panel
36
Safety
38
Overview of occupant safety
38
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)
38
Air bags
40
Occupant Classification System (OCS)
44
NECK-PRO head restraints
49
Resetting triggered NECK-PRO head restraints
49
Child restraint systems
54
Driving safety systems overview
58
Important safety notes
58
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
59
BAS (Brake Assist System)
59
BAS PLUS (Brake Assist System Plus)
60
ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)
61
EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
64
ADAPTIVE BRAKE
64
Immobilizer
66
ATA (Anti-Theft Alarm system)
66
Opening/closing
70
Important safety notes
70
General notes
70
SmartKey functions
70
KEYLESS-GO
71
Changing the settings of the locking system
73
Restoring the factory settings
73
Mechanical key
73
SmartKey battery
74
Important safety notes
77
Unlocking and opening doors from inside
78
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
78
Automatic locking feature
78
Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)
79
Important safety notes
80
Opening and closing manually
81
Opening automatically from outside
81
Opening automatically from the inside
81
Locking the trunk separately
82
Unlocking the trunk (mechanical key)
82
Important safety notes
83
Opening and closing the side windows
83
Convenience opening feature
84
Convenience closing
84
Resetting the side windows
85
Important safety notes
86
Operating the panorama roof with power tilt/sliding panel
87
Operating the roller sunblind for the panorama roof with power tilt/sliding panel
87
Problems with the sliding sunroof
88
Seats, steering wheel and mirrors
90
Useful information
90
Important safety notes
91
Adjusting the seats manually and electrically
92
Adjusting the seats electrically
92
Adjusting the head restraints
93
Folding the front-seat backrests forward/back
93
Adjusting the four-way lumbar support
93
Switching the seat heating on/off
94
Important safety notes
95
Adjusting the steering wheel manually
95
Adjusting the steering wheel electrically
96
Rear-view mirror
97
Exterior mirrors
97
Automatic anti-glare mirrors
98
Storing settings
99
Calling up a stored setting
100
Lights and windshield wipers
102
Important safety notes
102
Information about driving abroad
102
Light switch
102
Combination switch
105
Hazard warning lamps
105
Cornering light function
106
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
106
Overview of interior lighting
108
Interior lighting control
108
Important safety notes
108
Overview: changing bulbs/bulb types
109
Changing the front bulbs
110
Switching the windshield wipers on/off
112
Replacing the wiper blades
113
Problems with the windshield wipers
114
Climate control
116
Important safety notes
116
Control panel for dual-zone automatic climate control
117
Activating/deactivating climate control
119
Activating/deactivating the cooling with air dehumidification function
119
Setting climate control to automatic
119
Setting the temperature
120
Setting the air distribution
120
Setting the airflow
120
Switching the ZONE function on/off
120
Defrosting the windshield
121
MAX COOL maximum cooling
121
Defrosting the windows
121
Rear window defroster
122
Important safety notes
122
Setting the center air vents
123
Setting the side air vents
123
Setting the glove box air vent
123
Setting the rear-compartment air vents
124
Driving and parking
126
The first 1000 miles (1500 km)
126
Important safety notes
126
SmartKey positions
127
Starting the engine
128
Pulling away
129
Important safety notes
132
Selector lever
132
Transmission positions
133
Changing gear
134
Driving tips
134
Program selector button
134
Steering wheel paddle shifters
135
Automatic drive program
136
Shift ranges
136
Manual drive program
137
Problems with the transmission
139
Important safety notes
139
Gasoline
140
Refueling
140
Important safety notes
142
Switching off the engine
142
Parking brake
143
General driving tips
144
Brakes
145
Driving on wet roads
147
Cruise control
148
DISTRONIC PLUS
150
Dynamic handling package with sports mode
160
HOLD function
161
RACE START
163
PARKTRONIC
164
Parking Guidance
167
Rear view camera
170
ATTENTION ASSIST
171
Lane Tracking package
172
Active Driving Assistance package
176
On-board computer and displays
184
Useful information
184
Coolant temperature display
184
Tachometer
185
Outside temperature display
185
Speedometer with segments
185
Operating the on-board computer
185
Menu overview
188
Trip menu
189
Navigation system menu
190
Audio menu
191
Telephone menu
192
Assistance menu
194
Service menu
196
Settings menu
196
General notes
203
Hiding display messages
203
Message memory
203
Safety systems
204
Lights
212
Engine
215
Driving systems
218
Tires
223
Vehicle
226
Seat belts
229
Safety systems
231
Engine
236
Driving systems
239
Tires
240
Stowing and features
244
Useful information
244
Stowage compartments
244
Parcel nets
245
Rear bench seat through-loading feature
245
Securing cargo
247
Stowage well under the trunk floor
247
Cup holders
248
Sun visors
249
Ashtray
250
Cigarette lighter
250
12 V sockets
251
115 V socket
251
mbrace
252
Garage door opener
258
Compass
262
Floormat on the driver's side
263
Maintenance and care
266
Hood
266
Engine oil
267
Notes on care
271
Exterior care
272
Interior care
276
Breakdown assistance
280
First-aid kit
280
Vehicle tool kit
280
Preparing the vehicle
281
Changing a wheel and mounting the spare wheel
281
Important safety notes
286
Charging the battery
288
Important safety notes
290
Installing/removing the towing eye
291
Towing the vehicle with the rear axle raised
292
Towing a vehicle with both axles on the ground
292
Transporting the vehicle
292
Important safety notes
293
Before changing a fuse
293
Fuse box in the engine compartment
293
Fuse box in the trunk
294
Wheels and tires
296
Useful information
296
Notes on driving
296
Notes on regularly inspecting wheels and tires
297
Tire tread
297
Notes on selecting, mounting and replacing tires
297
Please bear the following in mind
298
Driving with summer tires
298
S tires
298
Tire pressure specifications
299
Important notes on tire pressure
301
Underinflated or overinflated tires
302
Checking the tire pressures
303
Tire pressure loss warning system (Canada only)
303
Instruction labels for tires and loads
308
Maximum permissible gross vehicle weight rating
308
Number of seats
309
Determining the correct load limit
309
Vehicle identification plate
311
Trailer load/noseweight
311
Overview of Tire Quality Grading Standards
312
Tread wear
312
Traction
312
Tire labeling overview
313
Tire size designation, load-bearing capacity and speed rating
314
Load index
316
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
316
Tire ply composition and material used
317
Bar
317
DOT (Department of Transportation)
317
Normal occupant weight
317
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
317
Recommended tire pressure
317
Increased vehicle weight due to optional equipment
318
Rim
318
GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)
318
Speed rating
318
GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight)
318
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
318
Maximum loaded vehicle weight
318
Kilopascal (kPa)
318
Load index
318
Curb weight
318
Maximum load rating
318
Maximum permissible tire pressure
319
Maximum load on one tire
319
PSI (pounds per square inch)
319
Aspect ratio
319
Tire pressure
319
Tire pressure of cold tires
319
Tread
319
Bead
319
Sidewall
319
Weight of optional extras
319
TIN (Tire Identification Number)
319
Load bearing index
319
Traction
319
Treadwear indicators
320
Occupant distribution
320
Flat tire
320
Interchanging the wheels
320
Direction of rotation
320
Storing wheels
321
Please bear the following in mind
321
Tires
323
Technical data
326
Useful information
326
Notes on technical data
326
Genuine Mercedes-Benz parts
326
Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN) and paint code number
327
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
328
Important safety notes
328
Capacities
330
Fuel
330
Engine oil
332
Refrigerant of the air-conditioning system
332
Brake fluid
333
Coolant
333
Windshield/headlamp cleaning system
334
Vehicle data
334
Internet
335
Editorial office
335

FAQ about the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe Manual

What contains the 2011 C Class Coupe manual?

The Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe 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 C Class Coupe. 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 C Class Coupe 2011 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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