2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class Owner's Manual

2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
C Class
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
5.72 MB

Table of Contents

General notes
23
Environmental concerns and recommendations
23
Product information
23
Service and literature
25
Information for customers in California
25
Maintenance
25
Roadside Assistance
25
Change of address or change of ownership
26
Important safety notes
26
Declarations of conformity
27
Diagnostics connection
27
Qualified specialist workshop
28
Problems with your vehicle
28
Reporting safety defects
28
General information
29
At a glance
32
Displays
33
Warning and indicator lamps
34
Center console, upper section
36
Center console, lower section
37
Center console, lower section (AMG vehicles)
38
Overhead control panel
39
Door control panel
40
Safety
42
Useful information
42
Important safety notes
42
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)
43
Air bags
44
Occupant Classification System (OCS)
49
NECK-PRO head restraints/NECK-PRO luxury head restraints
55
PRE-SAFE® (anticipatory occupant protection system)
56
Child restraint systems
62
Overview of driving safety systems
68
Important safety notes
68
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
68
BAS (Brake Assist System)
69
BAS PLUS (Brake Assist System PLUS)
69
ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)
70
EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
73
ADAPTIVE BRAKE
74
Immobilizer
75
ATA (anti-theft alarm system)
76
Opening and closing
78
Important safety notes
78
SmartKey functions
78
KEYLESS-GO
79
Changing the settings of the locking system
79
Mechanical key
80
SmartKey battery
81
Important safety notes
84
Unlocking and opening doors from the inside
84
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
85
Automatic locking feature
85
Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)
86
Important safety notes
86
Opening/closing from outside
87
Opening/closing automatically from outside
88
Opening/closing automatically from inside
88
Unlocking the trunk (mechanical key)
89
Important safety notes
90
Side window reversing feature
90
Opening and closing the side windows
91
Convenience opening
91
Convenience closing feature
92
Resetting the side windows
93
Important safety notes
94
Sliding sunroof reversing feature
95
Operating the sliding sunroof
95
Problems with the sliding sunroof
97
Seats, steering wheel and mirrors
100
Useful information
100
Important safety notes
101
Adjusting the seats
102
Adjusting the head restraints
102
Adjusting the multicontour seat
104
Adjusting the active multicontour seat
105
Adjusting the 4-way lumbar support
105
Switching the seat heating on/off
106
Important safety notes
108
Adjusting the steering wheel electrically
108
Steering wheel heating
109
Exterior mirrors
111
Automatic anti-glare mirrors
113
Storing settings
114
Calling up a stored setting
115
Lights and windshield wipers
118
General notes
118
Driving abroad
118
Setting the exterior lighting
118
Combination switch
121
Hazard warning lamps
122
Headlamp cleaning system
122
Cornering light function
123
Active light function
123
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
123
Overview of interior lighting
125
Interior lighting control
125
Important safety notes
126
Overview: changing bulbs/bulb types
127
Switching the windshield wipers on/off
127
Replacing the wiper blades
128
Problems with the windshield wipers
130
Climate control
132
Important safety notes
132
Control panel for dual-zone automatic climate control
133
Information about using dual-zone automatic climate control
134
Control panel for 3-zone automatic climate control
136
Switching climate control on/off
137
Activating/deactivating cooling with air dehumidification
138
Setting climate control to automatic
139
Adjusting the climate mode settings
139
Setting the temperature
140
Setting the air distribution
140
Setting the airflow
141
Switching the ZONE function on/off
141
Defrosting the windshield
141
MAX COOL maximum cooling
141
Defrosting the windows
142
Rear window defroster
142
Activating/deactivating air-recirculation mode
143
Important safety notes
144
Setting the center air vents
144
Setting the side air vents
144
Setting the glove box air vent
144
Setting the rear-compartment air vents
145
Driving and parking
148
Important safety notes
148
The first1000miles (1500 km)
148
Important safety notes
148
Key positions
149
Starting the engine
151
Pulling away
152
ECO start/stop function
152
Important safety notes
157
Selector lever
157
DIRECT SELECT lever
157
Transmission positions
160
Changing gear
160
Driving tips
160
Program selector button
161
Steering wheel paddle shifters
162
Automatic drive program
162
Shift ranges
164
Manual drive program (AMG vehicles and vehicles with AMG Sports package)
164
Important safety notes
166
Refueling
167
Fuel filler flap emergency release
168
Important safety notes
169
Switching off the engine
170
Parking brake
171
General notes
171
ECO display
172
Braking
174
Driving on wet roads
176
Cruise control
177
DISTRONIC PLUS
179
HOLD function
188
RACE START
190
AIRMATIC
191
AMG adaptive sport suspension system
192
4MATIC (permanent four-wheel drive)
195
PARKTRONIC
195
Active Parking Assist
198
Rear view camera
201
ATTENTION ASSIST
205
Night View Assist Plus
206
Lane Tracking package
209
Active Driving Assistance package
213
On-board computer and displays
220
Useful information
220
Instrument cluster
221
Coolant temperature display
221
Tachometer
221
Outside temperature display
222
Speedometer with segments
222
Operating the on-board computer
222
Menu overview
224
Trip menu
224
Navigation system menu
226
Audio menu
227
Telephone menu
228
Assistance menu
229
Maintenance menu
231
Settings menu
231
Introduction
239
Safety systems
240
Lights
247
Engine
250
Driving systems
253
Tires
260
Vehicle
262
Warning and indicator lamps overview
266
Safety
267
Engine
275
Driving systems
277
Tires
278
Stowage and features
280
Loading guidelines
280
Stowage space
280
Stowage nets
283
Rear bench seat through-loading feature
283
Securing cargo
284
Stowage well under the trunk floor
285
Cup holder
286
Bottle holder
287
Sun visors
288
Rear window roller sunblind
289
Ashtray
289
Cigarette lighter
290
12 V sockets
291
mbrace
292
Garage door opener
301
Compass
304
Floormats
305
Maintenance and care
308
Hood
308
Engine oil
309
General notes
313
Washing the vehicle and cleaning the paintwork
313
Cleaning the vehicle parts
316
Interior care
317
Breakdown assistance
322
First-aid kit
322
Preparing the vehicle
323
Important safety notes
324
Charging the battery
326
Important safety notes
330
Installing/removing the towing eye
331
Towing the vehicle with the rear axle raised
332
Towing a vehicle with both axles on the ground
332
Transporting the vehicle
332
Notes on 4MATIC vehicles
333
Important safety notes
333
Before changing a fuse
333
Fuse box in the engine compartment
334
Fuse box in the trunk
334
Wheels and tires
336
Useful information
336
Information on driving
336
Regular checking of wheels and tires
337
Important safety notes on the tire tread
337
Selecting, mounting and replacing tires
338
General notes
338
Driving with summer tires
338
S tires
338
Tire pressure specifications
340
Important notes on tire pressure
341
Underinflated or overinflated tires
342
Checking the tire pressures
343
Tire pressure loss warning system (Canada only)
343
Instruction labels for tires and loads
347
Maximum permissible gross vehicle weight rating
348
Number of seats
348
Determining the correct load limit
349
Example: steps 1 to 3
350
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
351
Flat tire
359
Rotating the wheels
359
Direction of rotation
359
Storing wheels
359
Cleaning the wheels
359
General notes
364
Important safety notes
369
General notes
369
\Minispare\ emergency spare wheel/collapsible spare wheel
370
Stowing a used collapsible spare wheel
370
Inflating the collapsible spare wheel
370
Technical data
372
Technical data
374
Useful information
374
Information regarding technical data
374
Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN)
374
VIN
375
Important safety notes
375
Fuel
376
Engine oil
377
Brake fluid
378
Coolant
379
Windshield washer system and headlamp cleaning system
380
General notes
381
Dimensions and weights
382
Internet
383
Editorial office
383

FAQ about the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class Manual

What contains the 2013 C Class manual?

The Mercedes-Benz C 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 C 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 C Class 2013 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz C Class owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class Owners Manual?

The Mercedes-Benz C Class owner manual for the 2013 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz C Class year 2013 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2013 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mercedes-Benz C Class (2013) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2013 is available in English.

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