2011 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Owner's Manual

2011 Mercedes-Benz SL Class owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
SL Class
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
6.55 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
21
Notes
21
Vehicle equipment
21
Service and warranty information
21
Important notice for California retail buyers and lessees of Mercedes-Benz automobiles
22
Maintenance
22
Roadside Assistance
22
Change of address or ownership
22
Proper use of the vehicle
24
Information\n\t\tregarding electronic recording devices
24
At a glance
28
Exterior view
28
Multifunction steering wheel
29
Version 1 (depending on\n\t\tvehicle production date)
33
Upper part
35
Lower part
36
Overhead control panel
37
Door control panel
37
Safety and security
40
Introduction
40
SRS indicator lamp
40
Air bags
41
Occupant Classification System
45
Seat belts
48
Correct driver seat adjustment
52
Roll bar
53
Children in the vehicle
53
Introduction
56
ABS
57
BAS
58
ESP®
58
Immobilizer
65
Anti-theft alarm system
65
Tow-away alarm
66
Canceling the alarm
67
Controls in detail
70
Notes
70
SmartKey
70
KEYLESS-GO
71
Checking SmartKey batteries
73
Loss of the SmartKey
74
Replacing the SmartKey
74
Opening the doors from the inside
74
Automatic central locking
75
Locking and unlocking from the inside
75
Opening the trunk
75
Closing the trunk
77
Trunk lid emergency release
79
Valet locking
79
SmartKey
80
Safety notes
82
Seat adjustment
83
Moving the seats forward and backward
83
Lumbar support
83
Multicontour seat
84
Seat ventilation
84
Seat heating
85
Safety notes
86
Steering wheel adjustment
87
Notes
88
Interior rear view mirror
88
Exterior rear view mirrors
88
Auto-dimming rear view mirrors
88
Exterior rear view mirror parking position
89
Notes
90
Storing positions into memory
91
Notes
91
Exterior lamp switch
91
Combination switch
94
Hazard warning flasher
94
Headlamp cleaning system
95
Corner-illuminating lamps
95
Interior lighting
96
Notes
97
Windshield wipers
97
Opening and closing
98
Safety notes
100
Starting the engine
100
Driving off
102
Problems while driving
103
Parking
103
Introduction
105
Gear selector lever
105
Shifting procedure
106
Transmission positions
106
Driving tips
107
Gear ranges
108
Automatic shift program
108
One-touch gearshifting
110
Manual shift program
111
Introduction
113
Activating the instrument cluster
114
Adjusting the instrument cluster illumination
114
Coolant temperature gauge
114
Resetting trip odometer
115
Introduction
115
Multifunction steering wheel
115
Multifunction display
116
Menus and submenus
117
Standard display menu
118
AMG menu
118
Audio/DVD menu
121
Navigation menu
122
Distronic menu
122
Vehicle status message memory menu
122
Settings menu
123
Trip computer menu
130
Introduction
132
Cruise control
132
Distronic
135
RACE START (SL 63 AMG)
143
Hill-start assist system (SL 63 AMG)
144
ABC
144
Control panel
150
Notes on climate control system
151
Deactivating the climate control system
151
Air conditioning
152
Automatic mode
152
Setting the temperature
153
Adjusting air vents
153
Adjusting air distribution
155
Adjusting air volume
155
Front defroster
155
Maximum cooling MAX COOL
155
Air recirculation mode
156
Residual heat and ventilation
156
Safety notes
157
Opening and closing
158
Locking
159
Wind screen
159
Luggage cover
160
Parcel nets
163
Front storage compartments
163
Rear storage compartments
165
Cup holder
166
Sun visors
167
Ashtray
168
Cigarette lighter
168
Power outlet
168
Tele Aid
169
Garage door opener
174
Floormats
177
Operation
180
Vehicle equipment
180
Refueling
180
Hood
182
Engine oil
183
Transmission fluid level
186
Active Body Control (ABC) fluid level
186
Coolant level
186
Washer system and headlamp cleaning system
187
Safety notes
188
Important guidelines
188
Recommended tire inflation pressure
189
Checking tire inflation pressure
191
Maximum tire inflation pressure
195
Loading the vehicle
195
Maximum tire load
199
Direction of rotation
199
MOExtended system
199
Tire care and maintenance
199
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
201
Rotating tires
202
Tire labeling
202
Load identification
206
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
206
Tire ply material
207
General information
209
Winter tires
209
Snow chains
210
Drive sensibly – save fuel
211
Drinking and driving
211
Pedals
211
Power assistance
212
Brakes
212
Driving off
214
Hydroplaning
214
Standing water
214
Driving abroad
214
Control and operation of radio transmitter
215
Notes
215
Maintenance service indicator message
216
Calling up the maintenance service indicator display
216
Cleaning and care of the vehicle
217
Practical hints
226
First aid kit
226
Vehicle tool kit
226
Notes
228
Text messages
229
Lamps in instrument cluster
256
Unlocking the vehicle
269
Locking the vehicle
271
SmartKey
272
Safety notes
273
Bulbs
274
Replacing bulbs for front lamps
275
Safety notes
277
Placing wiper arms in vertical position
278
Removing wiper blades
278
Safety notes
278
Preparing the vehicle
279
Mounting the spare wheel
279
Safety notes
285
Charging the battery
287
Safety notes
289
Installing towing eye bolt
290
Towing with front axle raised
292
Introduction
293
Before replacing fuses
293
Fuse box in passenger compartment
293
Fuse box in trunk
293
Fuse box in engine compartment
294
Emergency engine shut-down
294
Technical data
296
Vehicle equipment
296
Loss of\n\t\tService and Warranty Information booklet \n\t\t
296
Identification labels
296
Vehicle specification SL 550 (230.471)
298
Vehicle specification SL 600 (230.477)
298
Vehicle specification SL 63 AMG (230.470)
299
Notes
301
Same size tires
303
Mixed size tires
304
Capacities
305
Approved engine oils
307
Engine oil additives
308
Air conditioning refrigerant
308
Brake fluid
308
Premium unleaded gasoline
308
Fuel requirements
309
Gasoline additives
309
Coolants
309
Washer system and headlamp cleaning system
311
Service and\n\t\t Literature
315

FAQ about the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Manual

What contains the 2011 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 2011 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz SL Class owners can do
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

Where to download the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Owners Manual?

The Mercedes-Benz SL Class owner manual for the 2011 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz SL Class year 2011 free?

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The Mercedes-Benz SL Class (2011) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2011 is available in English.

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