Mercedes M-Class W163
since 1997 release
Repair and operation of the car
+ Mercedes-Benz cars of a class M (W163)
- Governing bodies and methods of safe operation
First 1500 km
+ Access, protection
- Elements of security systems
Instructions for use means of passive safety of the driver and passengers
Adjustment of seats
Adjustment of provision of a steering wheel
System of additional safety (SRS)
Danger of poisoning with monoxide of carbon (SO)
+ Car equipment, arrangement of devices and governing bodies
+ Methods of operation and auxiliary systems
+ Current leaving and service
+ Cooling systems, heating and air conditioner
+ A power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission
+ Transmission line
+ Brake and auxiliary systems
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Onboard electric equipment
Elements of security systems
All cars considered in the present manual are equipped a complex of the means intended for protection of the driver and passengers in case of the road accident. Here the seats equipped with head restraints, seat belts (passive elements), and also emergency automatic natyazhitel of belts, frontal and side safety cushions of the driver and forward passenger (active elements) enter, and at the corresponding complete set - head pillows (curtains) of safety and back side safety cushions.
Passive elements of safety
For safety of the driver and passengers all seats of the car are equipped with seat belts.
Provision of seats and their backs
The design of seats of the car guarantees the maximum comfort to the person sitting in them, at the same time providing conditions of the most effective implementation of the functions with belts and safety cushions. Soft stuffing of pillows and backs provides additional protection sitting in emergencies.
Head restraints prevent traumatizing cervical department of a backbone and head at blow behind. The head restraint has to be adjusted on height so that its top cut was flush with the upper edge of the ear sitting (see the Section of the Instruction for use by means of passive safety of the driver and passengers).
Active elements of safety
SRS system elements are among active elements of safety (see the Section System of Additional Safety (SRS)).