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







Systems of safety

Security systems of passengers

Seat belts with natyazhitel of seat belts and devices of restriction of forces of a tension of a seat belt, a safety cushion, and also the safety control of children are independent security systems of passengers which protective functions are coordinated with each other.

The precepts of law regulating instructions for use seat belts and devices of deduction of children work in many countries. Irrespective of it all passengers without fail should use seat belts or devices of deduction of children.

Devices of deduction of children

For protection in case of accident children below 150 cm in height and age are younger than 12 years need suitable devices of deduction as in their case it is impossible to provide the correct prileganiye of seat belts.

Children are recommended to sit during the movement of the car on back seats as there it ensured big safety.

Children cannot sit on a lap at other passengers at all. In case of accident they are not protected by the device of deduction of children, and it extremely severe injuries can be done, up to deadly, by the person fastened together in them or a safety cushion of the forward passenger.

On a seat of the forward passenger it is impossible to use the deduction devices turned back. The exception makes a special children's seat in combination with system of an automatic identification of existence of a children's seat.

At use of the device of the deduction turned back, without system of an automatic identification of existence of a children's seat near a safety cushion exit to the child extremely severe injuries can be done, up to deadly.

If on a seat near the driver the deduction device turned forward is used, it is necessary to establish a seat in extreme back situation.

Use only the recommended deduction device "MB".

The reference on this matter can be received on any HUNDRED "Mercedes-Benzs".

For safety of passengers at installation of the device of deduction of children surely observe the installation guide of the manufacturer.

Do not leave children in the car unguarded as well in case they are protected by the device of deduction of children.

System of an automatic identification of existence of a children's seat

The system of an automatic identification of existence of a children's seat on a seat of the forward passenger requires a special children's seat. Such children's seat can be got on any HUNDRED "Mercedes-Benzs".

At application of such special children's seat on a seat of the forward passenger the safety cushion of the forward passenger is disconnected. The control lamp on the average console burns constantly until on a seat of the forward passenger this special children's seat is mounted.

Fastening of a children's seat of ISOFIX

On models with ISOFIX on the left and right parties of back seats the system of fastening for the corresponding child seats is mounted.
For installation of the corresponding child seats fixing brackets (1) should be cast away outside before fixing.

This system of fastening is intended for children weighing no more than 22 kg.

Before installation of child seats check whether fixing brackets are recorded (1).

At installation of a children's seat without fail strictly observe requirements of the installation guide of the manufacturer.

The children's seat has to be recorded at the left and on the right in fixing brackets (1).

Incorrectly mounted children's seat at accident can be unhooked.

The fastenings of child seats and children's seats damaged or which were exposed to big loading during accident should be replaced new.

After removal of child seats for release of fixing brackets press a key (2). Turn fixing brackets inside before fixing.

Seat belts

Each seat is equipped with a seat belt.

The pulling of a tape of a seat belt is blocked during the braking and delay of the car in all directions and at a tape pulling by breakthrough.

(Cleaning and care of tapes of seat belts — are considered in the Head Podvesk and steering).

Seat belts should be fastened at each trip.

Pregnant women also should not refuse protection by seat belts.

Each of seat belts is provided only for one passenger.

It is impossible to fasten any objects together with the passenger.

Safety cushions provide the provided protection only if passengers are fastened by seat belts.

For protection in case of accident of the person below 150 cm in height need suitable devices of deduction as in their case it is impossible to provide the correct prileganiye of seat belts. (Address the section "Devices of Deduction of Children").

The seat belts damaged or being exposed to big loading during accident should be replaced new. Besides, check fastenings of belts.

Apply only the seat belts allowed by "MB".

You do not make change to the device of seat belts. It can negatively affect efficiency of belts.

Fastening of seat belts

1. Belt uvula
2. Belt lock

Implant a uvula of a belt-1-into the belt-2-lock before fixing.

The seat belt has to adjoin, whenever possible, densely in the field of a basin before a hip. If necessary will pull a belt in the field of a basin. For this purpose tighten a belt before a breast up.

Four provisions of fixing are possible.

Above: Move an exit of a belt up.

Below: Press a key (1) and shift a release of the film of a belt down.

You watch a dense prileganiye of a belt and its passing across the middle of a shoulder.

The seat belt should not be overwound, should not pass on a throat or near at hand.

Establish backs almost vertically. The back has to adjoin to a back.

Control the correct prileganiye of a belt during the movement and, if necessary, correct.

Otstegivaniye of seat belts

Press a key-3-in the belt-2-lock.

Take away a uvula-1-to a belt exit.

Pyrotechnic natyazhitel of a seat belt with the device of restriction of a tension

Protective action of forward and extreme seat belts in a back part of salon increases a natyazhitel of a seat belt with the device of restriction of a tension.

Natyazhitel of a seat belt with the limiter of a tension is ready to work if the key in the lock of ignition turns in situation 1 or 2.

(A control lamp of systems of safety of SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) — address the Section the Steering wheel, rear-view mirrors).

Are executed by Natyazhiteli with the device of restriction of a tension of a seat belt so that they work at frontal collision or arrival on the car behind of precisely certain force. At the same time they pull seat belts to a dense prileganiye them to a body.

Devices of restriction of a tension of seat belts reduce the loads of belts of passengers arising at accident.

Natyazhiteli of seat belts of the driver and forward passenger work only if the uvula of a seat belt is implanted into the belt lock.

Safety cushions

Forward safety cushions

1 Safety cushion of the driver
2 Safety cushion of the forward passenger

Safety cushion of the driver and forward passenger are executed so that they work at frontal collision. Operation happens, since collision of precisely certain force.

(A control lamp of systems of safety of SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) — address the Section the Steering wheel, rear-view mirrors).

In case of accident without strong blow in front of a safety cushion do not work. At such accidents the driver and the passenger are protected, as usual — the fastened seat belts.

System of an identification of employment of seats:

The safety cushion of the forward passenger works only if the seat of the forward passenger is occupied and does not blink or the control lamp on the average console (The section Driving and auxiliary systems) does not light up.

Do not place heavy objects on a seat of the forward passenger, otherwise at accident the safety cushion of the forward passenger and a side safety cushion of the forward passenger with a window safety cushion will work.

Side safety cushions (Sidebags), window safety cushions

3 — Side safety cushions (Sidebags)
4 — Window safety cushions

Side safety cushions are executed so that they work only from collision.

Operation happens, since collision of precisely certain force.

In case of accident without strong side-winder side safety cushions do not work.

The side safety cushion of the forward passenger works only if the seat of the forward passenger is occupied.

The back side safety cushion works on the right in case sensors in this zone recorded side-winder.

The back side safety cushion from the driver works only if the side safety cushion of the driver worked.

Window safety cushions

Window safety cushions provide additional protection against injuries of the head and a thorax.

They are in a zone of racks And yes From (arrow) between side glasses and the head. They protect from the getting objects.

Window safety cushions are executed so that at side-winder they work from blow in addition to side safety cushions.

Safety measures

Safety cushions provide additional protection; however, for an exception of injuries at operation of safety cushions it is necessary to consider the following:

· Choose whenever possible the situation, farthest from safety cushions, when sitting.
· During the movement do not bend forward. Do not lean against doors from within.
· You hold a steering wheel always for a rim for ensuring free inflation of a safety cushion.
· On safety cushions or between them and passengers there should not be foreign objects.
· Do not suspend to handles for a continence rigid objects as, for example, hangers.

If in the car there are children, it is necessary to use without fail devices of deduction of children (see above).

In case of operation of safety cushions do not touch hot parts. The safety cushions which worked at accident should be replaced new.

The soft cover of a steering wheel, cover of a safety cushion of the forward passenger, upholstery of doors and soft covering of a ceiling in a zone of window safety cushions cannot be fitted, pasted in addition on them signs or stickers, otherwise operation of safety cushions cannot be guaranteed any more.

You do not make change to elements of security systems of passengers, including cable distributing.

During removal of knots of safety cushions it is necessary to follow safety regulations.

It is possible to study these rules on any HUNDRED "Mercedes-Benzs".

Service life of safety cushions is limited for 15 years.

Therefore for the safety reasons not later, than after 15 years, it is strongly recommended to make replacement of safety cushions by HUNDRED "Mercedes-Benzs".

At sale of the car the owner is obliged to inform the buyer on this matter. It is carried out in the course of the Operation manuals broadcast.

At operation of safety cushions the insignificant amount of smoke is released. This smoke is not hazardous to health and is not a fire sign in the car.

At bystry inflation the structure of fabric made of cloth of safety cushions can become the reason of small damages of skin.