2011 Mercedes-Benz CL Class Owner's Manual

2011 Mercedes-Benz CL Class owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
CL Class
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
19.76 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
25
Notes on the Operator's Manual
25
Service and Literature
25
Information for customers in California
26
Maintenance
26
Roadside Assistance
26
Change of address or ownership
26
Safety notes
27
Problems with your vehicle
28
Reporting malfunctions relevant to safety
28
Information regarding electronic recording devices
29
At a glance
32
Exterior view
32
Overview
34
Warning and indicator lamps
35
On-board computer and COMAND
36
Center console
37
Overhead control panel
38
Door control panel
39
Safety
42
Overview of occupant safety
42
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)
42
Air bags
44
Occupant classification system (OCS)
48
PRE-SAFE® system
53
Important safety notes
58
Child restraint systems
58
Child-proof locks
62
Driving safety systems overview
63
Important safety notes
63
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
63
BAS (Brake Assist System)
64
BAS PLUS (Brake Assist PLUS)
64
Adaptive brake lights
65
ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)
65
EBD (Electronic Brake force Distribution)
67
Adaptive Brake
67
Immobilizer
70
ATA (Anti-Theft Alarm system)
70
Opening and closing
74
Important safety notes
74
General information
74
SmartKey functions
74
KEYLESS-GO
75
Changing the settings of the locking system
77
Restoring the factory settings
77
Mechanical key
77
SmartKey battery
77
Important safety notes
80
Unlocking and opening the doors from the inside
81
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
81
Automatic locking
81
Power closing feature
82
Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)
82
Important safety notes
83
Opening and closing manually
84
Automatic opening and closing from the outside
84
Automatic opening and closing from the inside
85
Locking the trunk separately
85
Unlocking the trunk (mechanical key)
86
Important safety notes
87
Opening and closing the side windows
88
Convenience opening
88
Convenience closing
88
Resetting the side windows
89
Important safety notes
90
Operating the sliding sunroof
91
Problems with the sliding sunroof
92
Seats, steering wheel and mirrors
94
Vehicle equipment
94
Important safety notes
95
Adjusting the seats
96
Adjusting the front-passenger seat from the driver’s seat
96
Adjusting the head restraints
97
Folding the front seat backrests forward/back
98
Adjusting the multicontour seat
99
Adjusting the active multicontour seat
99
Adjusting the lumbar support
99
Switching the seat heating on/off
99
Important safety notes
100
Adjusting the steering wheel
101
Steering wheel heating
101
Exterior mirrors
102
Automatic anti-glare mirrors
103
Storing settings
104
Calling up a stored setting
105
COMAND
108
COMAND operating system
110
Remote control
117
Operating COMAND
119
Vehicle equipment
130
Display settings
130
Time settings
131
Read-aloud settings
132
Voice Control System settings
132
Bluetooth® settings
134
System language settings
137
Vehicle equipment
138
Introduction
138
Basic settings
139
Entering destinations
140
Entering points of interest
149
Route guidance
153
Traffic reports
161
Destination memory
164
Last destinations
167
Map usage and settings
168
Other settings
174
Vehicle equipment
180
General information
180
Telephony via the Bluetooth® interface
181
Reception and transmission volume
185
Using the telephone
186
Using the phone and address book
189
Vehicle equipment
197
Radio mode
197
HD Radio
201
SatRadio
202
Audio CD/DVD and MP3 mode
206
MUSIC REGISTER
215
Media Interface mode
218
Vehicle equipment
224
General information
224
Basic settings
225
DVD video mode
225
Vehicle
231
Automatic climate control
236
Seats
239
Uploading and downloading data
243
Lights and windshield wipers
246
Important safety notes
246
Notes on driving abroad
246
Light switch
246
Combination switch
248
Hazard warning lamps
250
Headlamp cleaning system
250
Cornering light function
250
Overview of interior lighting
251
Important safety notes
252
Overview: changing bulbs/bulb types
253
Switching the windshield wipers on/off
253
Replacing the wiper blades
254
Problems with the windshield wipers
255
Climate control
258
Important safety notes
258
Switching the control on/off
260
Activating/deactivating cooling with air dehumidification
260
Setting climate control to automatic
260
Setting the temperature
261
Setting the air distribution
261
Setting the airflow
262
Defrosting the windshield
262
Maximum cooling MAX COOL
262
Defrosting the windows
262
Rear window defroster
263
Activating/deactivating air-recirculation mode
263
Important safety notes
264
Setting the center air vents
264
Setting the side air vents
264
Setting the stowage-compartment air vent
265
Setting the air vent in the glove box
265
Setting the rear-compartment air vents
265
Driving and parking
268
Important safety notes
268
SmartKey positions
269
Starting the engine
270
Pulling away
271
ECO start/stop function
272
Important safety notes
276
DIRECT SELECT lever
276
Transmission position display
278
Transmission positions
278
Gearshifting
279
Driving tips
279
Program selector button
279
Steering wheel paddle shifters
280
Automatic drive program
280
Shift ranges
280
Manual drive program
281
Problems with the transmission
283
Important safety notes
283
Gasoline
284
Refueling
284
Important safety notes
286
Switching off the engine
286
Electric parking brake
287
General notes on driving
289
Brakes
290
Driving on wet roads
292
Winter driving
293
Cruise control
293
DISTRONIC PLUS
295
HOLD function
305
AIRMATIC
306
Active Body Control (ABC)
307
4MATIC (permanent four-wheel drive)
308
PARKTRONIC
309
Parking Guidance
312
Rear view camera
316
ATTENTION ASSIST
317
Night View Assist Plus
318
Active Driving Assistance package
322
On-board computer and displays
330
Vehicle equipment
330
Coolant temperature gauge
330
Tachometer
331
Outside temperature display
331
Operating the on-board computer
331
Menu overview
333
Trip menu
334
Navi menu
335
Audio menu
336
AMG menu in AMG vehicles
337
Telephone menu
340
Assistance menu
341
Maintenance menu
342
Hiding display messages
345
Message memory
345
Safety systems
346
Brakes
352
Lights
357
Engine
361
Driving systems
365
Tires
371
Vehicle
373
Brakes
377
Seat belts
378
Safety systems
379
Engine
382
Driving systems
383
Tires
383
Loading, stowing and features
386
Vehicle equipment
386
Important safety notes
386
Stowage compartments in the front
386
Parcel nets
388
Securing cargos
388
Cup holders
389
Sun visors
390
Rear window roller sunblind
391
Ashtray
391
Cigarette lighter
392
12 V sockets
392
mbrace
393
Garage door opener
399
Floormat on the driver's side
402
Infrared reflective windshield
402
Maintenance and care
406
Hood
406
Radiator
407
Engine oil
407
Notes on care
412
Exterior care
412
Interior care
417
Roadside Assistance
422
First-aid kit
422
Vehicle tool kit
422
Preparing the vehicle
423
Changing a wheel and mounting the spare wheel
423
Important safety notes
428
Charging the battery
430
Important safety notes
432
Installing/removing the towing eye
433
Towing the vehicle with the rear axle raised
434
Towing vehicles with both axles on the ground
434
Important safety notes
435
Before changing a fuse
435
Dashboard fuse box
436
Fuse box in the rear compartment
436
Fuse box in the engine compartment
436
Engine emergency off
437
Tires and wheels
440
Vehicle equipment
440
Notes on driving
440
Notes on regularly inspecting wheels and tires
440
Tire tread
441
Points to remember
442
Winter tires
442
Tire pressure specifications
443
Important notes on tire pressure
444
Tire pressure too low or too high
445
Checking tire pressures
446
Instruction labels for tires and loads
450
Maximum permissible gross vehicle weight rating
450
Number of seats
451
Determining the maximum load
452
Vehicle identification plate
453
Trailer load/noseweight
454
Overview of tire quality standards
454
Tread wear
455
Traction
455
Tire labeling overview
455
Tire size designation, load-bearing capacity and speed index
456
Load index
458
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
459
Tire ply composition and material used
459
Bar
460
DOT (Department of Transportation)
460
Average weight of the vehicle occupants
460
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
460
Recommended tire pressure
460
Increased vehicle weight due to optional equipment
460
Wheel rim
460
GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)
460
Speed index
460
GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight)
460
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
460
Maximum loaded vehicle weight
461
Kilopascal (kPa)
461
Load index
461
Unladen weight
461
Maximum tire load
461
Maximum permissible tire pressure
461
Maximum load on one tire
461
PSI (pounds per square inch)
461
Aspect ratio
461
Tire pressure
461
Tire tread
461
Tire bead
461
Sidewall
462
Weight of optional extras
462
TIN (Tire Identification Number)
462
Load bearing index
462
Traction
462
Wear indicator
462
Distribution of the vehicle occupants
462
Flat tire
462
Interchanging the wheels
462
Direction of rotation
463
Storing wheels
463
Points to remember
463
Tires
465
Technical data
468
Vehicle equipment
468
Genuine Mercedes-Benz parts
468
Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN) and paint code
469
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
469
Important safety notes
470
Capacities
471
Fuel
472
Engine oil
473
Refrigerant of the air-conditioning system
474
Brake fluid
474
Coolant
475
Vehicle data, CL 550 CGI 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY
476
Vehicle data, CL 600
476
Vehicle data, CL 63 AMG
476
Vehicle data, CL 65 AMG
477
Internet
479
Editorial office
479

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