2013 Mercedes-Benz G Class Owner's Manual

2013 Mercedes-Benz G Class owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
G Class
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
5.28 MB

Table of Contents

General notes
22
General notes
22
Service and literature
23
Information for customers in California
23
Maintenance
23
Roadside Assistance
24
Change of address or change of ownership
24
Vehicle operation outside the USA and Canada
24
Declarations of conformity
25
Qualified specialist workshop
25
Correct use
25
Problems with your vehicle
26
Reporting safety defects
26
Registered trademarks
27
FreeType
27
Gnu compiler
27
At a glance
30
Displays and controls
31
Warning and indicator lamps
32
Center console, upper section
34
Center console, lower section
35
Overhead control panel
36
Door control panel
37
Safety
40
Useful information
40
Important safety notes
40
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)
41
Air bags
43
BabySmart™ air bag deactivation system
46
NECK-PRO head restraints
49
Child restraint systems
56
Driving safety systems overview
62
Important safety notes
62
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
63
BAS (Brake Assist System)
63
Adaptive brake lamps
64
ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)
64
EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
66
Immobilizer
66
ATA (anti-theft alarm system)
67
Opening/closing
70
Important safety notes
70
SmartKey functions
70
Changing the settings of the locking system
71
Restoring the factory settings
72
Mechanical key
72
SmartKey battery
72
Important safety notes
75
Unlocking and opening doors from the inside
76
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
76
Automatic locking feature
77
Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)
77
Important safety notes
79
Opening
79
Important safety notes
80
Opening and closing the side windows
80
Convenience opening
80
Important safety notes
81
Opening and closing the sliding sunroof
82
Operating the sliding sunroof manually
82
Problems with the sliding sunroof
83
Seats, steering wheel and mirrors
86
Useful information
86
Important safety notes
87
Adjusting the seats electrically
88
Adjusting the head restraints
88
Adjusting the multicontour seat
90
Adjusting the 4-way lumbar support
91
Switching the seat heating on/off
91
Important safety notes
92
Adjusting the steering wheel
93
Steering wheel heating
93
Rear-view mirror
95
Exterior mirrors
95
Automatic anti-glare mirrors
96
Storing settings
97
Calling up a stored setting
98
Lights and windshield wipers
100
Important safety notes
100
Driving abroad
100
Light switch
100
Rear fog lamp
103
Parking lamps
104
Standing lamps
104
Headlamp cleaning system
105
Combination switch
105
Hazard warning lamps
106
Cornering light function
106
Overview of interior lighting
107
Important safety notes
110
Overview: changing bulbs/bulb types
111
Changing the front bulbs
112
Switching the windshield wipers on/off
116
Switching the rear window wiper on/off
117
Replacing the wiper blades
117
Problems with the windshield wipers
118
Climate control
120
Important safety notes
120
Control panel for dual-zone automatic climate control
121
Activating/deactivating climate control
123
Activating/deactivating cooling with air dehumidification
126
Setting climate control to automatic
132
Setting the temperature
133
Setting the air distribution
133
Setting the airflow
133
Activating/deactivating the zone function
133
Defrosting the windshield
133
Activating/deactivating MAX COOL maximum cooling
134
Defrosting the windows
134
Switching the windshield defroster on/off
135
Switching the rear window defroster on/off
135
Activating/deactivating air-recirculation mode
136
Important safety notes
136
General notes
137
Setting the center air vents
137
Setting the side air vents
137
Setting the rear-compartment air vents
138
Driving and parking
140
Important safety notes
140
The first1,000 miles(1,500 km)
140
Important safety notes
140
SmartKey positions
141
Starting the engine
142
Pulling away
142
ECO start/stop function (AMG vehicles)
143
Important safety notes
147
Selector lever
147
Transmission positions
150
Changing gear
150
Driving tips
151
Program selector button
151
Steering wheel paddle shifters
152
Automatic drive program
152
Shift ranges
152
Manual drive program
153
Important safety notes
155
Refueling
156
Fuel filler flap emergency release
157
Important safety notes
158
Switching off the engine
159
Parking brake
159
General driving tips
160
Braking
161
Driving on wet roads
164
Winter driving
165
Off-road driving
166
Cruise control
171
SPEEDTRONIC
176
DISTRONIC PLUS
179
Blind Spot Assist
188
Active Blind Spot Assist
190
HOLD function
194
4MATIC (permanent four-wheel drive)
195
PARKTRONIC
196
Transfer case
200
Notes on towing a trailer
205
Trailer power supply
208
Trailer with 7-pin connector
208
On-board computer and displays
210
Useful information
210
Instrument cluster
211
Instrument lighting
211
Displaying the coolant temperature
211
Tachometer
212
Outside temperature display
212
Speedometer with segments
212
Operating the on-board computer
212
Menu overview
214
Trip menu
214
Navigation system menu
216
Audio menu
217
Telephone menu
218
Assistance menu
220
Service menu
220
Settings menu
220
Restoring the factory settings
224
Introduction
226
Safety systems
228
Lights
233
Engine
236
Driving systems
240
Tires
244
Vehicle
247
Overview of warning and indicator lamps
249
Safety
250
Engine
258
Driving systems
260
Tires
261
Stowage and features
264
Useful information
264
Stowage space
265
Stowage nets
266
Cargo compartment enlargement
266
Securing cargo
268
Cargo compartment cover
269
Cup holders
270
Sun visors
270
Stowage compartment/ashtray
271
Cigarette lighter
272
12 V sockets
273
115 V socket
273
mbrace
274
Brush guard (USA only)
282
Garage door opener
282
Floormat on the driver's side
286
Maintenance and care
290
Hood
290
Engine oil
291
Service interval display
295
General notes
296
Exterior care
297
Interior care
300
Breakdown assistance
304
Warning triangle
304
First-aid kit
304
Vehicle tool kit
304
Important safety notes
307
Charging the battery
309
Important safety notes
312
Towing eyes
313
Towing a vehicle with both axles on the ground
314
Transporting the vehicle
314
Recovering a vehicle that has become stuck
314
Important safety notes
315
Before changing a fuse
315
Dashboard fuse box
316
Fuse box in the front-passenger footwell
316
Fuse box in the transmission tunnel
316
Fuse box in the battery case
317
Wheels and tires
320
Useful information
320
Notes on driving
321
Regular checking of wheels and tires
321
Tire tread
321
General notes
322
Driving with summer tires
322
S tires
322
Tire pressure specifications
324
Important notes on tire pressure
325
Underinflated or overinflated tires
326
Checking the tire pressures
327
Instruction labels for tires and loads
330
Maximum permissible gross vehicle weight rating
331
Number of seats
331
Determining the correct load limit
331
Vehicle identification plate
334
Overview of Tire Quality Grading Standards
334
Treadwear
335
Traction
335
Tire labeling overview
336
Tire size designation, load-bearing capacity and speed rating
336
Load index
338
Maximum load rating
339
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
339
Tire characteristics
339
Flat tire
342
Interchanging the wheels
342
Direction of rotation
343
Storing wheels
343
Cleaning the wheels
343
General notes
346
Tires
348
Technical data
350
Useful information
350
Genuine Mercedes-Benz parts
350
Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN) and paint code number
351
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
352
Important safety notes
352
Fuel
353
Engine oil
355
Refrigerant of the air-conditioning system
356
Brake fluid
356
Coolant
356
General notes
359
Mounting dimensions
360
Trailer loads
360
Ball position
361
Editorial office
363

FAQ about the 2013 Mercedes-Benz G Class Manual

What contains the 2013 G Class manual?

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

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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

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

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The Mercedes-Benz G 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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