Mercedes C-Class

W203 since 2000 of release

Repair and operation of the car



Mercedes-Benz
+ Mercedes-Benz cars of class C (W-203)
- Operation manual
   Main bodies and panels of management/control
   Locks, keys and locks. Uniform lock
   Protection against theft
   Simplification of landing and disembarkation from the car
   Seats
   Systems of safety
   Steering wheel, rear-view mirrors
   Memory of provisions of seats, steering wheel and external mirrors
   Control panel
   Multipurpose steering wheel, universal display
   Switches
   Automatic heater and conditioner of air. Ventilation. Independent heater
   Heater of back glass
   Window regulators, roof hatch
   Equipment of salon
   Driving and auxiliary systems
   Precautionary alarm and control lamps, and also messages of the information display on the registered malfunctions
   First-aid kit, fire extinguisher, tool, sign of an emergency stop and compartment of a spare wheel. Sealing of punctures of tires
+ Routine maintenance
+ Engine
+ Cooling system and heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment







Equipment of salon

Internal lighting

1 — Plafonds in a back part of salon
Inclusion and switching off of plafonds in a back part of salon: press the button.
2 — the Forward right lamp for reading
Inclusion and switching off of the lamp for reading: press the button.
Right illuminating for reading it joins or switched off.
3 — Inclusion of automatic function: press the keyboard switch.
Plafonds remain switched off and in case the car opens, the door opens or the key from the ignition switch is taken out.
4 — Inclusion of automatic function:
Transfer the keyboard switch to average situation.

If in the dark the key is taken out from the ignition switch, plafonds join and with endurance of time are switched off.
Plafonds are switched off if one door in the dark opens. When opening one of forward doors a plafond in a forward part of salon, when opening one of back doors plafonds in a back part join.

If doors are closed, plafonds are switched off with endurance of time.

If the car opens in the dark, then plafonds join and with endurance of time are switched off.

5 — Inclusion of a forward plafond manually:
Press the keyboard switch. Until it is pressed the keyboard switch, the forward plafond is included.

Switching off of a forward plafond: Transfer the keyboard switch to situation 3.

Hold time after which plafonds have to be switched off after taking out of a key from the ignition switch can be determined in the LIGHTING menu (LIGHTING) of the Individual Installation system, in the menu of installation "to INT. ILLUMINATION DELAYED SWITCH-OFF" (SWITCHING OFF of INTERNAL LIGHTING WITH ENDURANCE of TIME) (Undressed the Multipurpose steering wheel, the universal display).

At one open door and finding of a key in situation 0 or taking out its plafonds are switched off approximately in 5 minutes after all electronic equipment of the car switched in an initial state.

6 — the Forward left lamp for reading: press the button.
The left lamp for reading is switched off or switched off.

Sun-protection peaks

For protection against dazzle in front: Cast away sun-protection peaks down.

For protection against dazzle from side glass: Bring a sun-protection peak out of the holder (1) on inside and take aside.

Clamping the pocket (2) serves, for example, for storage of cards.

Cosmetic mirror

1 — the Lit cosmetic mirror in a sun-protection peak
Opening: the sun-protection peak has to be recorded in the holder (2). Cast away a cover (3) up. Lighting (4) joins.
Closing: lower a cover down.

Boxes and armrests

Ware box

The ware box can be unlocked and locked by an emergency key.

1 — Unlocking
2 — Locking
3 — the Ware box
4 — the Handle

Opening: Pull for the handle (4) and open a cover of a ware box.

Remark: In a cover of a ware box there is a glasses compartment.

The COMAND radio receiver/system with a CD changer: The CD changer is in a ware box.

Box on the average console

5 — the Box on the average console

Opening: Shift a cover back.

Closing: Shift a cover forward.

In office in front of the console armrest there are a lighter, office for coins and the holder for drinks.

Boxes under an armrest

Models with the automated conditioner of air or the automated air conditioner with comfortable management

6 — the Box in an armrest (for phone)
7 — the Box under an armrest

Opening: having pulled for the button (6), lift an armrest.

Closing: lower an armrest down and record.

In a cover of a compartment there is an office for storage of plastic cards.

Models with the automated system of heating

7 — the Box under an armrest

Opening: having pulled for the button (7), lift an armrest.

Closing: lower an armrest down and record.

The remark for models with the automated air conditioner:

In a box air conditioning is possible (Undressed the Automatic heater and the conditioner of air. Ventilation. Independent heater).

Temperature in a box can strongly increase that is caused by limited space. Therefore when transporting heatsensitive freight it is necessary to close the ventilating deflector of the included heating.

Models with the automated air conditioner:

Do not close the ventilating deflector in a ware box objects.

Change of an inclination of an armrest

(models with the automated conditioner of air or the automated air conditioner with comfortable management)

Lift an armrest in required position without squeezing of the button (7). For lowering pull for the button (7).

The holder for drinks

1 The holder for drinks in a ware compartment on the average console

Opening: Shift a cover back.

Closing: Shift a cover forward.

Ashtrays

Average console


Opening: Slightly press the lower edge of a cover, the ashtray opens.

Taking out of an insert

Models with RKPP: Switch the lever of gear shifting to the 2nd transfer

Models with automatic transmission:

Make switching to D.

Press an ashtray (1) to its way out of fixing forward. Take out an insert.

Installation of an insert

Press an insert before fixing.

Back part of salon

Opening

Having undertaken the top part of a cover, extend it - the ashtray opens.

Taking out of an insert

Press the holding slip (2) down and take out an insert.

Installation of an insert

Establish an insert and densely close.

Lighter

1 The lighter on the average console

The lighter on the average console is in a ware compartment on the average console.

The ashtray is in front of the selector lever the AT/coulisse of gear shifting.

Turn a key in the switch of ignition in situation 1 or 2.

Press the lighter: the vyskakivaniye is made automatically as soon as the spiral is heated.

The plug socket of the lighter can be used for connection of elements of a special complete set.

Services of telematics of "Mercedes-Benz" (system TeleAid, DynAPS, FCD)

In the presence of system of dynamic maintenance of the purpose (DynASP system) and systems of "floating" data of the FCD car (Floating Car Data):

If you are registered as the user of services of services of telematics of "Mercedes-Benz", the central dispatching office of these transport and technical services regularly and automatically makes transfer through your radio network of free short messages (SMS).

In case of application of the PrePaid cards with advance payment (for use of mobile phones without the conclusion of the relevant contract with provider) such services in transfer of the above-stated short messages (SMS) are subject to payment by way of a deduction from the sum on your card.

Phone - general information

Use of radio telephones in interior of the car is allowed only if they are connected to the separate external antenna.

Time of a delay of shutdown of phone

If the key is taken out from the ignition switch, phone remains included about 10 more minutes (delay time).

If during this time you use phone, phone is switched off approximately in 10 minutes after the end of a conversation.
Change of time of a delay of shutdown of phone:

Additional entry in the telephone directory time of a delay of shutdown of phone can be changed in the range between one of sixty minutes. (Input of record in the telephone directory - the separate "Operation manual on phone").

At emergence of indication of "NACHLAUFZEIT" (DELAY TIME) and numbers enter number (minutes) between "1" and "60". If you did not enter number or entered the wrong number, then and time of a delay about 10 minutes is valid further.

Radio telephone in an armrest

Installation of phone

Open a compartment for phone in an armrest.

Enter phone the lower part into ledges (1) of a reception nest (2).

In a forward part press phone (3) down. The gate (4) is automatically fixed, moving to the right.

Only in this situation phone is connected to loud-speaking installation.

(Use of phone through a multipurpose steering wheel - see the Section the Multipurpose steering wheel, the universal display).

At not completely charged accumulator process of charging joins as soon as the key is inserted into the ignition switch.

The reception nest (2) is suitable for the following phones: NOKIA 5110, NOKIA 5130, NOKIA 6110, NOKIA 6130, NOKIA 6150.


Use of phone via the mobile control panel of a radio telephone

Taking out of phone together with the holder: Take out a reception nest (2) with phone (6) of a clamp of the holder (5) up.

Installation of phone together with the holder: Insert a reception nest (2) with phone (7) into a clamp of the holder (5) and press down to characteristic click of fixing.

Use of phone

The reception nest (2) possesses function of the receiver (arrow) for conducting telephone conversations.

(Use of phone - the separate "Operation manual on phone").

Function of the receiver of phone is switched off until it is inserted into a reception nest (2).
Conducting telephone conversations is possible only via the receiver (arrows).

Taking out of phone

Move the gate (4) before fixing to the left. Take out phone forward.

Radio telephone on the dashboard

Installation of phone

Enter phone the lower part into ledges (1) of a reception nest (2).

Above press phone (3) forward. The gate (4) is automatically fixed, moving to the right.

Only in this situation phone is connected to loud-speaking installation.

At not completely charged accumulator process of charging as soon as the key is inserted into the ignition switch joins.

The reception nest (2) is suitable for the following phones: NOKIA 5110, NOKIA 5130, NOKIA 6110, NOKIA 6130, NOKIA 6150.

Use of phone via the mobile control panel of a radio telephone

Taking out of phone together with a reception nest: Take out a reception nest (2) with phone (6) of a clamp of the holder (5) back.

Installation of phone together with the holder: Insert a reception nest (2) with phone (7) into a clamp of the holder (5) and press before characteristic click of fixing forward.

Use of phone:

The reception nest (2) possesses full function of the receiver (arrow).

The tube of phone is disconnected until it is inserted into a nest (2).

Taking out of phone

Move the gate (4) before fixing. Take out phone up.

Safety grid for baggage in space for legs of the forward passenger

The safety grid for baggage is provided only for transportation of easy freight.

Heavy, and also fragile objects and objects with sharp edges cannot be transported in a safety grid for baggage.
The safety grid for baggage cannot protect freight in case of accident.

Luggage carrier on a roof

Luggage carrier in front you fix only in roof laths between markings (1), and behind only in a groove (2) of a rubber level.

Tilting of a many-placed back seat

Tilting

Push head restraints and cast away them back (the Section of the Seat).

Pull for the handle of release (1), cast away a pillow of a seat (2) forward.

Pull for the lever (3) and release a seatback.

Cast away a seatback (4) down.

Installation of a back in situation for sitting

Cast away a seatback before fixing back.

Cast away a seat pillow back.

If necessary cast away a head restraint up and establish.

At an unrecorded back back in levers of release the indicator of fixing is visible (5).

Rules of loading

Dynamic properties of the loaded car depend on distribution of freight.

Therefore you make loading of the car according to the drawing.

Lump of the transported freight, including passengers, should not exceed the full standard weight and a permissible load on the bridge.

Place heavy freight in the forward lower part of a luggage carrier.

Move up freight to a back of back seats or to the seat pillow which is cast away forward.

Freight of any sort should be fixed the means of fastening having sufficient tensile strength and attrition.
Secure sharp edges soft material.

Means of fastening can be got on any HUNDRED "Mercedes-Benzs".

Device for fastening of freight

In a luggage carrier there are eyes for fastening.

Fix baggage, using eyes.

Do not apply elastic tapes or grids as they are intended only for protection from movement of easier freights to fastening of freight.

Means of fastening cannot be carried out through sharp edges or corners.

Secure sharp edges soft material.

Removal and installation of the back shelf

Removal

Unhook fixing films (1).

Extend the back shelf (2) back.

Installation

Hang the back shelf in a fastening element.

Hang fixing tapes on a luggage carrier door.

Plug-in traction coupling device

(Towage of the trailer - see the Section Driving and auxiliary systems).

(The assembly sizes and loadings are specified in "Specifications").

Its number is necessary for acquisition of a spare key.

key No.

The spare key can be acquired on HUNDRED "Mercedes-Benzs".

Removal of a cap

Remove a cap (1) on a bumper from below and take out.

Removal of the plug socket

Press the button of release (3) and take out the plug socket (2) from a nest of fastening of a spherical head down.

The spherical head is in a spare wheel in an additional compartment under a trunk floor.

Installation of a spherical head

Insert a key (4) into the lock of a spherical head and rotate counterclockwise.

Delay the handle from a spherical head and rotate clockwise before fixing. The white point on a spherical head coincides with a red zone on the handle.

Enter a spherical head vertically into a reception nest of a spherical head before its automatic fixing. The handle automatically turns in such a way that the green zone (5) on the handle coincides with white marking on a spherical head.

Turn a key in the lock in the direction of an arrow (lock).

Take out a key and spread a protective cap.

There is a danger of accident!

At the movement with the trailer the spherical head has to be locked, and the key is taken out. Only in this case protection of a spherical head from unhooking is provided during the movement.

If the spherical head does not give in to locking, and a key to taking out, remove and clear a spherical head. If after cleaning to mount a spherical head it is impossible (to lock), address on one of HUNDRED "Mercedes-Benzs" for check of the traction coupling device in general.

In this case it is impossible to use the traction coupling device for towage of the trailer as reliable operation is not provided.

Fix the plug socket (2) in a fastening nest on a spherical head.

At not use of the traction coupling device it is recommended to dismantle a spherical head.

Removal of a spherical head

Press the button of release (3) on the plug socket (2) and remove the plug socket from a spherical head.

Remove a protective cap and the lock in the handle unlock a key (4).

Holding a spherical head, delay the handle up and rotate clockwise before achievement of a red zone and fixing.

Remove a spherical head down.

Insert the plug socket (2) into a nest of fastening of a spherical head and press before fixing.

Spread a cap (1) from above and record, having pressed from below.

Pay attention to reliability of landing of the plug socket (2).

Storage of a spherical head

Lay a spherical head with the key inserted into it in a nest in a spare wheel.

Recommendations about leaving

At pollution it is necessary to make cleaning of a spherical head and nest of fastening of a spherical head at any time easy installation and removal were provided.

It is impossible to make cleaning of a spherical head with the device for a wash of the car with a stream of high pressure, do not apply solvents.

After cleaning apply a butter layer or jellied lubricant on the following places:

1 fixing balls,
2 guides pins,
3 guides of a surface,
4 holiday lever,
5 spherical head, and also on an arm of a spherical head on the car.

Oil the lock not containing acids and pitches.

Trailers with the 7-contact plug

Shtekerny connection between the car with the 13-contact plug socket and the trailer having the 7-contact plug can be provided by means of a transitional cable.

The transitional cable can be got on any HUNDRED "Mercedes-Benzs".

1 Ledge
2 Flute

Installation

Raise a cover. Insert the plug a ledge into a flute and turn to the right against the stop. Let's a cover be recorded.

Freely fix a transitional cable on the trailer by belts for fastening of a cable.

Power supply from network

In your car there is a possibility of connection to power supply from network of the car. If the trailer requires power supply from network of the car, then it is necessary to establish the corresponding safety lock (The head Onboard electric equipment).