2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class Owner's Manual

2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
GLK Class
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
5.68 MB

Table of Contents

General notes
24
Environmental concerns and recommendations
24
Service and literature
25
Information for customers in California
26
Maintenance
26
Roadside Assistance
26
Change of address or change of ownership
26
Vehicle operation outside the USA and Canada
27
Important safety notes
27
Declarations of conformity
28
Diagnostics connection
28
Qualified specialist workshop
29
Correct use
29
Problems with your vehicle
29
Reporting safety defects
29
General information
31
At a glance
34
Displays and controls
35
Warning and indicator lamps
36
Center console, upper section
38
Center console, lower section
39
Overhead control panel
40
Door control panel
41
Safety
44
Useful information
44
Overview of occupant safety
44
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)
45
Air bags
46
Occupant Classification System (OCS)
51
PRE-SAFE® (anticipatory occupant protection system)
56
NECK-PRO head restraints/NECK-PRO luxury head restraints
56
Resetting triggered NECK-PRO head restraints/NECK-PRO luxury head restraints
57
Child restraint systems
63
Overview of driving safety systems
69
Important safety notes
69
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
69
BAS (Brake Assist System)
70
BAS PLUS (Brake Assist System PLUS)
70
ESP® (Electronic Stability Program)
71
EBD (electronic brake force distribution)
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
80
Important safety notes
83
Unlocking and opening doors from the inside
83
Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
84
Automatic locking feature
84
Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)
85
Important safety notes
86
Tailgate reversing feature
86
Opening/closing from outside
87
Opening/closing automatically from outside
87
Opening/closing automatically from inside
89
Limiting the opening angle of the tailgate
89
Important safety notes
90
Side window reversing feature
91
Opening and closing the side windows
91
Convenience opening
92
Convenience closing feature
92
Resetting the side windows
93
Important safety notes
94
Sliding sunroof reversing feature
95
Operating the sliding sunroof
95
Operating the roller sunblinds for 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
103
Adjusting the lumbar support
104
Adjusting the 4-way lumbar support
105
Important safety notes
106
Adjusting the steering wheel manually
106
Adjusting the steering wheel electrically
107
Rear-view mirror
108
Exterior mirrors
108
Automatic anti-glare mirrors
109
Storing settings
111
Calling up a stored setting
111
Lights and windshield wipers
114
General notes
114
Notes on driving abroad
114
Setting the exterior lighting
114
Combination switch
116
Hazard warning lamps
117
Headlamp cleaning system
117
Active light function
117
Cornering light function
118
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
118
Overview of interior lighting
120
Interior lighting control
120
Important safety notes
121
Overview: changing bulbs/bulb types
121
Changing the front bulbs
122
Switching the windshield wipers on/off
124
Switching the rear window wiper on/off
125
Replacing the wiper blades
125
Problems with the windshield wipers
128
Climate control
130
Important safety notes
130
Control panel for dual-zone automatic climate control
131
Notes on using climate control
132
Control panel for 3-zone automatic climate control
134
Switching climate control on/off
135
Activating/deactivating cooling with air dehumidification
135
Setting climate control to automatic
137
Adjusting airflow
137
Setting the temperature
138
Setting the air distribution
138
Setting the airflow
139
Switching the ZONE function on/off
139
Defrosting the windshield
139
MAX COOL maximum cooling
140
Defrosting the windows
140
Rear window defroster
140
Activating/deactivating air-recirculation mode
141
Important safety notes
142
Setting the center air vents
142
Setting the side air vents
142
Setting the glove box air vent
143
Setting the rear-compartment air vents
143
Driving and parking
146
Important safety notes
146
Important safety notes
146
Key positions
147
Starting the engine
148
Pulling away
149
ECO start/stop function
150
Important safety notes
154
DIRECT SELECT lever
154
Transmission positions
156
Changing gear
157
Driving tips
157
Program selector button
157
Steering wheel paddle shifters
158
Automatic drive program
158
Problems with the transmission
160
Important safety notes
160
Refueling
161
Problems with fuel and the fuel tank
163
Important safety notes
166
Switching off the engine
166
Parking brake
167
General driving tips
168
ECO display
169
Braking
170
Driving on wet roads
172
Winter driving
172
Off-road driving
173
Cruise control
175
DISTRONIC PLUS
177
HOLD function
185
PARKTRONIC
187
Active Parking Assist
190
Rear view camera
194
360° camera
199
ATTENTION ASSIST
203
Lane Tracking package
204
Notes on towing a trailer
214
Installing the ball coupling
216
Coupling up a trailer
216
Towing a trailer
217
Decoupling a trailer
218
Permissible trailer loads and drawbar loads
218
Removing the ball coupling
218
Storing the ball coupling
219
Trailer power supply
219
On-board computer and displays
222
Useful information
222
Coolant temperature display
222
Tachometer
222
Outside temperature display
223
Speedometer with segments
223
Operating the on-board computer
223
Menu overview
225
Trip menu
225
Navigation system menu
227
Audio menu
228
Telephone menu
229
Assistance menu
230
Maintenance menu
232
General notes
237
Hiding display messages
237
Message memory
237
Safety systems
238
Lights
245
Engine
249
Driving systems
253
Tires
258
Vehicle
260
Seat belts
263
Safety systems
265
Engine
270
Driving systems
273
Tires
274
Stowage and features
276
Useful information
276
Stowage space
277
Stowage net
278
Cargo compartment enlargement
278
Securing cargo
279
Cargo compartment cover
280
Cargo net
281
Coat hooks on the tailgate
282
Stowage well under the cargo compartment floor
283
Cup holder
284
Sun visors
284
Ashtray
285
Cigarette lighter
286
12 V sockets
286
115 V socket
287
mbrace
289
Garage door opener
297
Floormat on the driver's side
300
Maintenance and care
302
Service messages
302
Hiding a service message
302
Displaying service messages
302
Hood
303
Engine oil
304
General notes
307
Exterior care
308
Interior care
312
Breakdown assistance
316
First-aid kit
316
Preparing the vehicle
316
Important safety notes
318
Charging the battery
320
Important safety notes
324
Installing/removing the towing eye
325
Towing the vehicle with the rear axle raised
326
Towing a vehicle with both axles on the ground
326
Transporting the vehicle
326
Notes on 4MATIC vehicles
326
Recovering a vehicle that has become stuck
327
Important safety notes
327
Before changing a fuse
327
Dashboard fuse box
327
Fuse box in the engine compartment
328
Fuse box in the cargo compartment
328
Wheels and tires
332
Useful information
332
Information on driving
332
Regular checking of wheels and tires
333
Important safety notes on the tire tread
333
Selecting, mounting and replacing tires
334
Points to remember
334
Driving with summer tires
334
S tires
334
Tire pressure specifications
336
Important notes on tire pressure
337
Underinflated or overinflated tires
338
Checking the tire pressures
339
Tire pressure loss warning system (Canada only)
339
Instruction labels for tires and loads
344
Maximum permissible load
344
Number of seats
345
Determining the correct load limit
345
Vehicle identification plate
347
Trailer load/noseweight
347
Overview of Tire Quality Grading Standards
348
Treadwear
348
Traction
348
Overview of tire labeling
349
Tire size designation, load-bearing capacity and speed rating
350
Load index
352
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
352
Tire ply composition and material used
353
Bar
353
DOT (Department of Transportation)
353
Normal occupant weight
353
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
353
Recommended tire pressure
353
Increased vehicle weight due to optional equipment
353
Rim
353
GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)
354
Speed rating
354
GTW (Gross Trailer Weight)
354
GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight)
354
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
354
Maximum loaded vehicle weight
354
Kilopascal (kPa)
354
Load index
354
Curb weight
354
Maximum load rating
354
Maximum permissible tire pressure
354
Maximum load on one tire
355
PSI (pounds per square inch)
355
Aspect ratio
355
Tire pressure
355
Tire pressure of cold tires
355
Tread
355
Bead
355
Sidewall
355
Weight of optional extras
355
TIN (Tire Identification Number)
355
Load bearing index
355
Traction
355
TWR (Tongue Weight Rating)
355
Treadwear indicators
356
Occupant distribution
356
Flat tire
356
Rotating the wheels
356
Direction of rotation
356
Storing wheels
357
Preparing the vehicle
357
Securing the vehicle to prevent it from rolling away
357
Raising the vehicle
358
Removing a wheel
359
Mounting a new wheel
359
General notes
361
Important safety notes
363
General notes
364
Collapsible spare wheel
364
Technical data
366
Technical data
368
General information
368
Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN)
368
VIN
369
Important safety notes
369
Fuel
370
DEF
372
Engine oil
373
Brake fluid
374
Coolant
374
Windshield washer system
375
General notes
377
Fording depth
377
Approach/departure angle
378
Mounting dimensions
378
Trailer loads
378
Internet
383
Editorial office
383
Vehicle manufacturer
383

FAQ about the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class Manual

What contains the 2014 GLK Class manual?

The Mercedes-Benz GLK 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 GLK 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 GLK Class 2014 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Mercedes-Benz GLK Class, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class Owners Manual?

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The Mercedes-Benz GLK Class (2014) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2014 is available in English.

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