2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Owner's Manual

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
SL Class
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
10.37 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
30
Product information
30
General notes
30
Service and literature
30
Information for customers in California
31
Maintenance
31
Roadside Assistance
31
Change of address or change of ownership
31
Important safety notes
32
Declarations of conformity
32
Diagnostics connection
33
Qualified specialist workshop
33
Correct use
33
Problems with your vehicle
34
Reporting safety defects
34
Registered trademarks
35
FreeType
35
Gnu compiler
35
Safety
38
Useful information
38
Important safety notes
38
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)
39
Air bags
40
Roll bar
45
Occupant Classification System (OCS)
45
PRE-SAFE® (preventative occupant protection)
50
NECK-PRO head restraints
50
Important safety notes
56
LATCH-type (ISOFIX) child seat securing system
58
Driving safety systems overview
59
Important safety notes
59
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
59
BAS (Brake Assist System)
60
BAS PLUS (Brake Assist System Plus)
60
ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)
61
EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution)
64
ADAPTIVE BRAKE
65
PRE-SAFE® Brake
65
Immobilizer
67
ATA (anti-theft alarm system)
67
Opening/closing
70
Important safety notes
70
SmartKey functions
70
KEYLESS-GO
71
Changing the settings of the locking system
72
Mechanical key
72
SmartKey battery
73
Important safety notes
76
Unlocking and opening doors from the inside
77
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
77
Automatic locking feature
78
Power closing feature
78
Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)
78
Important safety notes
79
Opening and closing manually from outside
80
Opening/closing automatically from outside
81
HANDS-FREE ACCESS
82
Opening/closing automatically from inside
83
Locking the trunk separately
84
Unlocking the trunk (mechanical key)
84
Important safety notes
85
Opening and closing the side windows
85
Opening and closing all side windows
86
Resetting the side windows
87
Important safety notes
88
Opening and closing using the roof switch
89
Opening and closing using the SmartKey
90
Locking the roof again
90
Trunk partition
91
Wind screen
92
Roller sunblind for the glass roof
94
MAGIC SKY CONTROL
94
Problems with the roof
96
Seats, steering wheel and mirrors
98
Useful information
98
Important safety notes
99
Adjusting the seats electrically
100
Adjusting the front-passenger seat from the driver's seat
100
Removing the seat belt from the belt guide
101
Moving the seats forward/back
101
Adjusting the multicontour seat
101
Adjusting the active multicontour seat
102
Adjusting the 4-way lumbar support
102
Switching the seat heating on/off
102
Switching the seat ventilation on/off
102
Important safety notes
103
Adjusting the steering wheel electrically
103
Rear-view mirror
105
Exterior mirrors
105
Automatic anti-glare mirrors
105
Storing settings
107
Calling up a stored setting
107
Lights and windshield wipers
110
Important safety notes
110
Driving abroad
110
Light switch
110
Combination switch
114
Hazard warning lamps
115
Headlamp cleaning system
115
Cornering light function
115
Active light function
115
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
116
Overview of interior lighting
117
Interior lighting control
118
Important safety notes
118
Overview: changing bulbs/bulb types
119
Switching the windshield wipers on/off
120
Replacing the wiper blades
121
Problems with the windshield wipers
122
Climate control
124
Important safety notes
124
Control panel for 2-zone automatic climate control
125
Activating/deactivating climate control
127
Activating/deactivating cooling with air dehumidification
127
Setting climate control to automatic
128
Adjusting the climate mode settings (AIR FLOW)
128
Setting the temperature
129
Setting the air distribution
129
Setting the airflow
129
Switching the ZONE function on/off
130
Defrosting the windshield
130
MAX COOL maximum cooling
130
Defrosting the windows
131
Rear window defroster
131
Activating/deactivating air-recirculation mode
132
Important safety notes
133
Setting the center air vents
133
Setting the side air vents
133
Setting the glove box air vent
133
AIRSCARF, setting the vents
134
Driving and parking
136
The first1,000miles (1,500 km)
136
Important safety notes
136
SmartKey positions
137
Starting the engine
139
Pulling away
140
ECO start/stop function
140
Important safety notes
145
Selector lever
145
Transmission position and drive program display
147
Transmission positions
148
Changing gear
148
Driving tips
148
Program selector button
149
Steering wheel paddle shifters
150
Automatic drive program
151
Shift ranges
151
Manual drive program
152
Important safety notes
154
Refueling
155
Important safety notes
156
Switching off the engine
156
Electric parking brake
157
General notes
158
Brakes
160
Driving on wet roads
163
Cruise control
164
DISTRONIC PLUS
166
HOLD function
177
RACE START
179
Adaptive Damping System
180
Active Body Control (except AMG vehicles)
181
Active Body Control (AMG vehicles)
183
PARKTRONIC
185
Active Parking Assist
188
Rear view camera
192
ATTENTION ASSIST
196
Active Driving Assistance package
197
On-board computer and displays
206
Useful information
206
Instrument cluster
207
Instrument lighting
207
Coolant temperature display
207
Tachometer
208
Outside temperature display
208
Speedometer with segments
208
Operating the on-board computer
208
Menu overview
210
Trip menu
210
Navigation system menu
212
Audio menu
213
Telephone menu
214
Assistance menu
216
Service menu
217
Settings menu
217
Introduction
225
Safety systems
226
Lights
237
Engine
240
Driving systems
243
Tires
249
Vehicle
252
Warning and indicator lamps overview
257
Safety
258
Engine
265
Driving systems
267
Tires
268
COMAND
270
Important safety notes
270
Declarations of conformity
271
Correct use
271
Information on copyright
271
Your COMAND equipment
272
COMAND operating system
273
Using COMAND
276
Basic COMAND functions
277
Character entry (telephony)
283
Character entry (navigation)
285
Display settings
291
Time settings
291
Fuel consumption indicator
292
Driving conditions menu (Active Body Control)
293
Text reader settings
293
Voice Control System settings
293
Bluetooth® settings
294
Setting the system language
294
Assigning a favorites button
295
Importing/exporting data
295
Introduction
297
Basic settings
299
Destination input
300
Entering a point of interest
312
Personal points of interest
318
Search && Send
322
Route guidance
323
Traffic reports
335
Destination memory
339
Previous destinations
343
Map operation and map settings
344
Additional settings
351
General notes
359
Telephony via the Bluetooth® interface
360
Reception and transmission volume
366
Telephone operation
366
Using the phone book
370
Using call lists
373
Using the speed dial list
376
Text messages (SMS)
377
General notes
387
Establishing/ending the connection
387
Local search
388
Destination/route download
391
Weather
394
Options
399
Other services
403
Radio mode
413
Satellite radio
418
Audio CD/DVD and MP3 mode
423
Music search
435
MUSIC REGISTER
438
Bluetooth® audio mode
441
Media Interface mode
447
General information
454
Basic settings
455
Video DVD mode
455
AUX video mode
460
Introduction
463
Switching the SIRIUS weather display on/off
464
Displaying detailed information
464
Selecting the location for the weather forecast
465
Memory functions
466
Weather map
467
Stowage and features
476
Stowage space
476
Stowage net
478
Loading aid in the trunk
479
Cup holders
480
Bottle holder
481
Sun visors
481
Ashtray
482
Cigarette lighter
482
12 V sockets
482
Floormats
483
Garage door opener
483
mbrace
487
Maintenance and care
498
Hood
498
Engine oil
499
Checking and adding other service products
500
Notes on care
502
Washing the vehicle and cleaning the paintwork
502
Cleaning the vehicle parts
504
Interior care
506
Roadside Assistance
510
First-aid kit
510
Preparing the vehicle
511
MOExtended tires (tires with run-flat properties)
512
Important safety notes
515
Charging the battery
517
Important safety notes
520
Installing/removing the towing eye
520
Towing the vehicle with the rear axle raised
521
Towing a vehicle with both axles on the ground
522
Transporting the vehicle
522
Important safety notes
523
Before changing a fuse
523
Fuse box in the engine compartment
523
Dashboard fuse box
524
Fuse box in the rear
524
Wheels and tires
528
Useful information
528
Information on driving
528
Regular checking of wheels and tires
529
Tire tread
529
Selecting, mounting and replacing tires
530
General notes
530
Driving with summer tires
530
S tires
530
Tire pressure specifications
531
Important notes on tire pressure
533
Underinflated or overinflated tires
534
Checking the tire pressures
534
Tire pressure loss warning system (Canada only)
535
Instruction labels for tires and loads
539
Maximum permissible gross vehicle weight rating
540
Number of seats
540
Determining the correct load limit
540
Example: steps 1 to 3
541
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
542
Flat tire
549
Interchanging the wheels
549
Direction of rotation
550
Storing wheels
550
Cleaning the wheels
550
General notes
554
Tires
556
Technical data
560
Useful information
560
Information regarding technical data
560
Genuine Mercedes-Benz parts
560
Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN)
561
VIN
561
Important safety notes
562
Tank capacity
562
Fuel
563
Engine oil
564
Brake fluid
565
Coolant
565
General notes
567
Dimensions and weights
567
Internet
571
Editorial office
571

FAQ about the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Manual

What contains the 2013 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 2013 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz SL Class owners can do
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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

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

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

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The Mercedes-Benz SL 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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