2013 Mercedes-Benz CL Class Owner's Manual

2013 Mercedes-Benz CL Class owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
CL Class
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
7.5 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
28
Notes on the Operator's Manual
28
Service and literature
28
Information for customers in California
29
Maintenance
29
Roadside Assistance
29
Change of address or change of ownership
29
Important safety notes
30
Declarations of conformity
31
Diagnostics connection
31
Qualified specialist workshop
31
Correct use
31
Problems with your vehicle
32
Reporting safety defects
32
Information about electronic data acquisition in the vehicle
32
At a glance
36
Displays
37
Warning and indicator lamps
38
On-board computer and COMAND
39
Center console
41
Overhead control panel
42
Door control panel
43
Safety
46
Overview of occupant safety
46
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)
46
Air bags
48
Occupant Classification System (OCS)
52
PRE-SAFE® (anticipatory occupant protection system)
57
Child restraint systems
61
Child-proof locks
65
Overview of driving safety systems
66
Important safety notes
66
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
67
BAS (Brake Assist System)
67
BAS PLUS (Brake Assist System PLUS)
68
ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)
69
EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
70
ADAPTIVE BRAKE
70
Immobilizer
72
ATA (anti-theft alarm system)
72
Opening and closing
76
Important safety notes
76
General notes
76
SmartKey functions
76
KEYLESS-GO
77
Changing the settings of the locking system
79
Restoring the factory settings
79
Mechanical key
79
SmartKey battery
80
Important safety notes
83
Unlocking and opening doors from the inside
84
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
84
Automatic locking feature
84
Power closing feature
85
Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)
85
Important safety notes
86
Opening and closing manually
87
Opening/closing automatically from outside
87
Opening/closing automatically from inside
88
Locking the trunk separately
88
Unlocking the trunk (mechanical key)
89
Important safety notes
90
Opening and closing the side windows
91
Convenience opening
91
Convenience closing feature
91
Resetting the side windows
92
Important safety notes
93
Operating the sliding sunroof
94
Problems with the sliding sunroof
95
Seats, steering wheel and mirrors
98
Useful information
98
Important safety notes
99
Adjusting the seats
100
Adjusting the front-passenger seat from the driver’s seat
100
Adjusting the head restraints
101
Folding the front seat backrests forward/back
102
Adjusting the multicontour seat
103
Adjusting the active multicontour seat
103
Adjusting the lumbar support
103
Switching the seat heating on/off
103
Important safety notes
104
Adjusting the steering wheel
105
Steering wheel heating
105
Exterior mirrors
106
Automatic anti-glare mirrors
107
Storing settings
108
Calling up a stored setting
109
COMAND
112
COMAND operating system
114
Remote control
121
Operating COMAND
122
Display settings
132
Time settings
133
Text reader settings
134
Voice Control System settings
134
Bluetooth® settings
136
System language settings
139
Introduction
140
Basic settings
141
Destination input
142
Entering a POI
152
Route guidance
156
Traffic reports
164
Destination memory
168
Previous destinations
171
Map operation and settings
172
Additional settings
177
General notes
183
Telephony via the Bluetooth® interface
185
Reception and transmission volume
189
Using the telephone
189
Using the phone book and address book
193
Radio mode
201
HD Radio
205
Satellite radio
207
CD/audio DVD and MP3 mode
211
MUSIC REGISTER
220
Media Interface mode
224
General information
230
Basic settings
230
Video DVD mode
231
Vehicle functions
237
Automatic climate control
241
Seats
245
Uploading/downloading data
248
Lights and windshield wipers
252
Important safety notes
252
Notes on driving abroad
252
Light switch
252
Combination switch
254
Hazard warning lamps
255
Cornering light function
256
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
256
Overview of interior lighting
257
Important safety notes
258
Overview: changing bulbs/bulb types
259
Switching the windshield wipers on/off
259
Replacing the wiper blades
260
Problems with the windshield wipers
261
Climate control
264
Important safety notes
264
Automatic climate control panel
265
Switching climate control on/off
265
Activating/deactivating cooling with air dehumidification
266
Setting climate control to automatic
266
Setting the temperature
267
Setting the air distribution
267
Setting the airflow
267
Defrosting the windshield
267
MAX COOL maximum cooling
268
Defrosting the windows
268
Rear window defroster
268
Activating/deactivating air-recirculation mode
269
Important safety notes
270
Setting the center air vents
270
Setting the side air vents
270
Setting the air vents in the stowage compartment
270
Setting the glove box air vent
271
Setting the rear-compartment air vents
271
Driving and parking
274
Important safety notes
274
Key positions
275
Starting the engine
276
Pulling away
277
ECO start/stop function
278
Important safety notes
281
DIRECT SELECT lever
281
Transmission position display
282
Transmission positions
283
Changing gear
284
Driving tips
284
Program selector button
284
Steering wheel paddle shifters
285
Automatic drive program
285
Shift ranges
285
Manual drive program
286
Problems with the transmission
288
Important safety notes
288
Refueling
289
Important safety notes
291
Switching off the engine
291
Electric parking brake
292
General driving tips
294
Braking
295
Driving on wet roads
297
Cruise control
298
DISTRONIC PLUS
300
HOLD function
310
AIRMATIC
311
Active Body Control (ABC)
312
4MATIC (permanent four-wheel drive)
313
PARKTRONIC
314
Parking Guidance
317
Rear view camera
321
ATTENTION ASSIST
323
Night View Assist Plus with spotlight function
324
Active Driving Assistance package
329
On-board computer and displays
338
Useful information
338
Coolant temperature display
338
Tachometer
339
Outside temperature display
339
Operating the on-board computer
339
Menu overview
341
Trip menu
342
Navi menu
343
Audio menu
344
AMG menu in AMG vehicles
345
Telephone menu
348
Assistance menu
349
Maintenance menu
351
General notes
354
Hiding display messages
354
Message memory
354
Safety systems
355
Lights
369
Engine
373
Driving systems
377
Tires
384
Vehicle
387
Seat belts
391
Safety systems
392
Engine
398
Driving systems
399
Tires
400
Stowage and features
402
Useful information
402
Stowage space
402
Parcel nets
404
Securing cargo
404
Cup holder
405
Sun visors
406
Rear window roller sunblind
407
Ashtray
407
Cigarette lighter
408
12 V sockets
408
mbrace
409
Garage door opener
416
Floormat on the driver's side
419
Infrared reflective windshield
419
Maintenance and care
422
Hood
422
Engine oil
423
Notes on care
429
Exterior care
429
Interior care
433
Breakdown assistance
438
First-aid kit
438
Vehicle tool kit
438
Preparing the vehicle
439
Changing a wheel and mounting the spare wheel
439
Important safety notes
444
Charging the battery
446
Important safety notes
448
Installing/removing the towing eye
449
Towing the vehicle with the rear axle raised
450
Towing a vehicle with both axles on the ground
450
Transporting the vehicle
450
Notes on 4MATIC vehicles
451
Important safety notes
451
Before changing a fuse
451
Dashboard fuse box
452
Fuse box in the rear
452
Fuse box in the engine compartment
452
Engine emergency off
453
Wheels and tires
456
Useful information
456
Information on driving
456
Regular checking of wheels and tires
457
Important safety notes on the tire tread
457
Selecting, mounting and replacing tires
458
Points to remember
458
Driving with summer tires
458
S tires
458
Tire pressure specifications
460
Important notes on tire pressure
461
Underinflated or overinflated tires
462
Checking the tire pressures
463
Instruction labels for tires and loads
466
Maximum permissible load
467
Number of seats
467
Determining the correct load limit
468
Vehicle identification plate
470
Trailer load/noseweight
470
Overview of Tire Quality Grading Standards
471
Tread wear
471
Traction
471
Overview of tire labeling
472
Tire size designation, load-bearing capacity and speed rating
473
Load index
475
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
475
Tire ply composition and material used
476
Bar
476
DOT (Department of Transportation)
476
Normal occupant weight
476
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
476
Recommended tire pressure
476
Increased vehicle weight due to optional equipment
476
Rim
476
GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)
477
Speed rating
477
GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight)
477
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
477
Maximum loaded vehicle weight
477
Kilopascal (kPa)
477
Load index
477
Curb weight
477
Maximum load rating
477
Maximum permissible tire pressure
477
Maximum load on one tire
477
PSI (pounds per square inch)
477
Aspect ratio
478
Tire pressure
478
Tire pressure of cold tires
478
Tread
478
Bead
478
Sidewall
478
Weight of optional extras
478
TIN (Tire Identification Number)
478
Load bearing index
478
Traction
478
Treadwear indicators
478
Occupant distribution
478
Flat tire
479
Rotating the wheels
479
Direction of rotation
479
Storing wheels
479
Points to remember
479
Tires
481
Technical data
484
Useful information
484
Notes on technical data
484
Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN) and paint code number
484
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
485
Important safety notes
486
Fuel
486
Engine oil
488
Brake fluid
489
Coolant
489
Washer fluid
490
Climate control system refrigerant
491
Vehicle data
492
Internet
495
Editorial office
495

FAQ about the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CL Class Manual

What contains the 2013 CL Class manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz CL Class
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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

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

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

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The Mercedes-Benz CL 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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