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Please also read the operating instructions
for the garage door system.
Turn the SmartKey to position 2in the
X Press button 0003,0022or0021 which you have
programmed to operate the garage door.
Garage door system with a fixed code:
indicator lamp 0002lights up green.
Garage door system with a rolling code:
indicator lamp 0002flashes green.
i The transmitter will transmit a signal as
long as the button is pressed. The
transmission is halted after a maximum of
ten seconds and indicator lamp 0002lights
up yellow. Press button 0003,0022or0021 again
Clearing the memory X
Turn the SmartKey to position 2in the
X Press buttons 0003and 0021.
The indicator lamp lights up yellow.
X Press and hold buttons 0003and 0021until the
indicator lamp turns green.
i Make sure that you clear the memory of
the integrated garage door opener before
selling the vehicle. Floormat on the driver's side
Objects in the driver's footwell can restrict the
pedal travel or obstruc tadepressed pedal.
The operating and road safety of the vehicle
is jeopardized. There is a risk of an accident.
Make sure that all objects in the vehicle are
stowed correctly, and that they cannot enter
the driver's footwell. Install the floormats
securely and as specified in order to ensure
sufficien tclearance for the pedals. Do not use
loose floormats and do not place floormats on
top of one another. X
Slide the seat backwards.
X To install: place the floormat in the
X Press studs 0002onto retainers 0003.
X To remove: pull the floormat off
X Remove the floormat. 284
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i This Operator's Manual describes all
models and all standard and optional
equipment of your vehicle available at the
time of publication of the Operator's
Manual. Country-specific differences are
possible. Please note that your vehicle may
not be equipped with all features
described. This also applies to safety-
related systems and functions.
i Read the information on qualified
specialist workshops: (Y page 25).ASSYST PLUS
The ASSYST PLUS service interval display
informs you of the nex tservice due date.
Information on the type of service and service
intervals (see the separate Maintenance
You can obtain further information from an
authorized Mercedes-Benz Center or at
http://www.mbusa.com (USA only).
i The ASSYST PLUS servic einterval display
does not show any informatio nonthe
engine oil level. Observe the notes on the
engine oil level (Y page 288).
The multifunction display shows a service
message for several seconds, e.g.:
R Service A in .. Days R
Service A Due R
Service A Exceeded by ... Days Depending on the operating conditions of the
vehicle, the remaining time or distance until
the next service due date is displayed.
B , possibly in connection with
a number or another letter, shows the type of
service. A stands for a minor service and
a major service.
You can obtain further information from an
authorized Mercedes-Ben zCenter. The ASSYST PLUS service interval display
does not take into accoun
tany periods of
time during which the battery is
Maintaining the time-dependent service
X Note down the service due date displayed
in the multifunctio ndisplay before
disconnecting the battery.
X After reconnecting the battery, subtract
the battery disconnection periods fro mthe
service date shown on the display. Hiding
X Press the 0006or000B button on the
steering wheel. Displaying service messages
X Switch on the ignition.
X Press the 0002or0005 button on the
steering wheel to selec tthe Service menu.
X Press the 0003or0004 button to select the
ASSYST PLUS submenu and confirm by
pressing the 000Bbutton.
The service due date appears in the
multifunction display. Information about Service
Resetting the ASSYST PLUS service
interval display !
If the ASSYST PLUS service interval
display has been inadvertently reset, this
setting can be corrected at a qualified
Have service work carried out as described
in the Maintenance Booklet. This may
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damage to the major assemblies or the
Aq ualified specialist workshop, e.g. an
authorized Mercedes-Ben zCenter, will reset
the ASSYST PLUS service interval display
after the service work has been carried out.
You can also obtain further information on
maintenance work, for example.
Special service requirements The specified maintenance interval takes only
the normal operation of the vehicle into
account. Under arduous operating conditions
or increased load on the vehicle,
maintenance work must be carried out more
frequently, for example:
R regular city driving with frequent
R if the vehicle is primarily used to travel
R use in mountainous terrain or on poor road
R if the engine is often left idling for long
Under these or similar conditions, have, for
example, the air filter, engine oil and oil filter
replaced or changed more frequently. Under
arduous operating conditions, the tires must
be checked more often. Further information
can be obtained at a qualified specialist
workshop, e.g. an authorized Mercedes-Benz
Driving abroad An extensive Mercedes-Benz Service network
is also available in other countries. You can
obtain further information from any
enter. Engine compartment
Important safety notes G
If the hood is unlatched, it may open up when
the vehicle is in motion and block your view.
There is a risk of an accident.
Never unlatch the hood while driving. G
When opening and closing the hood, it may
suddenly fall into the closed position .There is
a risk of injury to persons within range of
movement of the hood.
Open and close the hood only when no one is
within its range of movement. G
Opening the hood when the engine is
overheated or when there is a fire in the
engine compartmentc ould expose you to hot
gases or other service products. There is a
risk of injury.
Let an overheated engine cool down before
opening the hood. If there is a fire in the
engine compartment, keep the hood closed
and contact the fire department. G
The engine compartment contains moving
components. Certain components, such as
the radiator fan, may continue to run or start
again suddenly when the ignition is off. There
is a risk of injury.
If you need to do any work inside the engine
R switch off the ignition
R never reach into the area where there is a
risk of danger from moving components,
such as the fan rotation area
R keep clothing away from moving parts Engine compartment
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The ignitio nsystem and th efuel injection
system work under high voltage. If you touch
components which are under voltage, you
could get an electric shock .There is a risk of
Never touch components of the ignition
system or fuel injection system when the
ignition is switched on.
Opening the hood G
Certain components in the engine
compartment, such as the engine, radiator
and parts of the exhaust system, can become
very hot. Working in the engine compartment
poses a risk of injury.
Where possible, let the engine cool down and
touch only the components described in the
When the hood is open and the windshield
wipers are set in motion, you can be injured
by the wiper linkage. There is a risk of injury.
Always switch off the windshield wipers and
the ignition before opening the hood.
! Make sure that the windshield wipers are
not folded away from the windshield. You
could otherwise damage the windshield
wipers or the hood.
X Make sure that the windshield wipers are
turned off. X
Pull release lever 0002on the hood.
The hood is released. X
Reach into the gap, pull hood catch
handle 0003up and lift the hood.
If you lift the hood by approximately 15 in
(40 cm), the hood is opened and held open
automatically by the gas-filled strut.
Closing the hood X
Lower the hood and let it fall from a height
of approximately 8 in (20 cm).
X Check that the hood has engaged properly.
If the hood can be raised slightly, it is not
properly engaged. Open it again and close
it with a little more force. Engine oil
General notes on the oil level Depending on the driving style, the vehicle
consumes up to 0.9 US qt (0.8 liters) of oil
adistanc eof600 miles (1,000 km). The
oil consumption may be higher than this when
the vehicle is new or if you frequently drive at
high engine speeds.
Depending on the engine, the oil dipstic kmay
be in a different location. 288
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