2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class Owner's Manual

2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
SLK Class
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
11.63 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
22
General notes
22
Service and literature
22
Information for customers in California
23
Maintenance
23
Roadside Assistance
23
Change of address or change of ownership
23
Important safety notes
24
Declarations of conformity
24
Diagnostics connection
25
Qualified specialist workshop
25
Correct use
25
Problems with your vehicle
26
Reporting safety defects
26
Information about electronic data acquisition in the vehicle
26
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
Occupant Classification System (OCS)
47
PRE-SAFE® (preventative occupant protection)
52
NECK-PRO head restraints
52
Important safety notes
58
Driving safety systems overview
61
Important safety notes
61
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
61
BAS (Brake Assist System)
62
BAS PLUS (Brake Assist System Plus)
62
ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)
63
EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
66
ADAPTIVE BRAKE
67
Immobilizer
68
ATA (anti-theft alarm system)
69
Opening/closing
72
Important safety notes
72
SmartKey functions
73
KEYLESS-GO
73
Changing the settings of the locking system
74
Mechanical key
74
SmartKey battery
75
Important safety notes
78
Unlocking and opening doors from the inside
79
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
79
Automatic locking feature
80
Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)
80
Important safety notes
81
Opening/closing from outside
82
Opening automatically from the outside
82
Locking the trunk separately
82
Unlocking the trunk (mechanical key)
83
Important safety notes
84
Opening and closing the side windows in the front
84
Opening and closing all side windows
84
Resetting the side windows
86
Important safety notes
87
Opening and closing using the roof switch
88
Opening and closing using the SmartKey
89
Locking the roof again
89
Trunk partition
90
Wind screen
90
AIRGUIDE
92
MAGIC SKY CONTROL
93
Problems with the roof
94
Seats, steering wheel and mirrors
96
Useful information
96
Important safety notes
97
Adjusting the seats manually
98
Adjusting the seats electrically
98
Adjusting the head restraints
99
Adjusting the 4-way lumbar support
99
Switching the seat heating on/off
99
Important safety notes
100
Adjusting the steering wheel manually
100
Adjusting the steering wheel electrically
101
Rear-view mirror
102
Exterior mirrors
102
Automatic anti-glare mirrors
103
Storing settings
105
Calling up a stored setting
105
Lights and windshield wipers
108
Important safety notes
108
Driving abroad
108
Setting the exterior lighting
108
Combination switch
110
Hazard warning lamps
111
Headlamp cleaning system
111
Cornering light function
111
Active light function
112
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
112
Overview of interior lighting
113
Interior lighting control
114
Important safety notes
114
Overview: changing bulbs/bulb types
115
Changing the front bulbs
116
Switching the windshield wipers on/off
117
Replacing the wiper blades
118
Problems with the windshield wipers
119
Climate control
122
Important safety notes
122
Air-conditioning system control panel
123
Notes on using the air-conditioning system
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
Setting the temperature
128
Setting the air distribution
129
Setting the airflow
129
Switching the ZONE function on/off
129
Defrosting the windshield
130
MAX COOL maximum cooling
130
Defrosting the windows
130
Rear window defroster
130
Activating/deactivating air-recirculation mode
131
Important safety notes
132
Setting the center air vents
132
Setting the side air vents
132
AIRSCARF, setting the vents
133
Driving and parking
136
Important safety notes
136
The first1,000miles (1,500 km)
136
Important safety notes
137
SmartKey positions
137
Starting the engine
139
Pulling away
140
ECO start/stop function
141
Gear lever
146
Neutral N with ECO start/stop function activated
146
Engaging reverse gear
147
Important safety notes
147
Selector lever
147
Transmission positions
148
Changing gear
149
Driving tips
149
Program selector button
149
Steering wheel paddle shifters
150
Automatic drive program
150
Shift ranges
151
Manual drive program
152
Problems with the transmission
154
Important safety notes
154
Refueling
155
Important safety notes
157
Switching off the engine
158
Electric parking brake
158
General notes
160
ECO display
161
Braking
162
Driving on wet roads
164
Cruise control
165
DISTRONIC PLUS
168
Dynamic handling package
178
HOLD function
178
PARKTRONIC
180
Parking Guidance
183
ATTENTION ASSIST
186
Driving Assistance package
187
On-board computer and displays
194
Useful information
194
Instrument lighting
194
Coolant temperature display
195
Tachometer
195
Outside temperature display
195
Speedometer with segments
195
Operating the on-board computer
196
Menu overview
197
Trip menu
198
Navigation system menu
199
Audio menu
201
Telephone menu
202
Assistance menu
203
Service menu
205
Settings menu
205
Introduction
213
Safety systems
214
Lights
224
Engine
228
Driving systems
230
Tires
236
Vehicle
239
Safety
244
Engine
252
Driving systems
254
Tires
255
Stowage and features
258
Stowage space
258
Stowage net
260
Reversible floor panel in the trunk
260
Cup holders
261
Bottle holder
261
Sun visors
262
Ashtray
262
Cigarette lighter
263
12 V sockets
263
Garage door opener
264
mbrace
267
Floormats
275
Maintenance and care
278
Hood
278
Engine oil
279
Service messages
282
Hiding a service message
282
Displaying service messages
282
Notes on care
283
Washing the vehicle and cleaning the paintwork
284
Cleaning the vehicle parts
286
Interior care
287
Breakdown assistance
292
Warning triangle
292
First-aid kit
292
Fire extinguisher
293
Preparing the vehicle
293
MOExtended tires (tires with run-flat properties)
294
Important safety notes
298
Charging the battery
300
Important safety notes
303
Installing/removing the towing eye
304
Towing the vehicle with the rear axle raised
304
Towing a vehicle with both axles on the ground
304
Transporting the vehicle
305
Important safety notes
305
Before changing a fuse
306
Fuse box in the engine compartment
306
Fuse box in the trunk
307
Wheels and tires
310
Useful information
310
Information on driving
310
Regular checking of wheels and tires
311
Tire tread
311
Selecting, mounting and replacing tires
312
General notes
312
Driving with summer tires
312
S tires
312
Tire pressure specifications
313
Important notes on tire pressure
315
Underinflated or overinflated tires
316
Checking the tire pressures
316
Tire pressure loss warning system (Canada only)
317
Instruction labels for tires and loads
321
Maximum permissible gross vehicle weight rating
321
Number of seats
322
Determining the correct load limit
322
Example: steps 1 to 3
322
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
324
Flat tire
331
Interchanging the wheels
331
Direction of rotation
332
Storing wheels
332
Cleaning the wheels
332
General notes
337
Important safety notes
341
General notes
341
Removing the emergency spare wheel
342
Stowing the emergency spare wheel
342
Inflating the collapsible spare wheel
343
Technical data
345
Technical data
348
Useful information
348
Information regarding technical data
348
Genuine Mercedes-Benz parts
348
Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN)
349
VIN
349
Important safety notes
350
Fuel
350
Engine oil
352
Brake fluid
353
Coolant
353
General notes
355
Dimensions and weights
355
Internet
359
Editorial office
359

FAQ about the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class Manual

What contains the 2013 SLK Class manual?

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

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz SLK Class owners can do

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

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

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz SLK 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 SLK 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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