Date of printing:05/24/2013
Online Owner's Manual [In depth | Technical data | Genuine Mercedes-Benz parts]
Owner's Manual version: K 09/10
Note: The online Owner's Manual is the latest version available. Deviations between this manual and items specific to your vehicle may occur since Mercedes-Benz constantly adapts its vehicles to the latest technology and modifies design and equipment. Please note that this online Owner's Manual does not under any circumstances replace the printed Owner's Manual which is supplied with the vehicle.
Mercedes-Benz tests genuine parts, conversion parts and accessories that have been specifically approved for the type of vehicle for:
Despite ongoing market research, Mercedes-Benz is unable to assess other parts. Mercedes-Benz therefore accepts no responsibility for the use of such parts in Mercedes-Benz vehicles, even if they have been independently or officially approved.
In Germany and some other countries, certain parts are only officially approved for installation or modification if they comply with legal requirements. All genuine Mercedes-Benz parts satisfy these requirements.
This is the case if:
The use of non-approved parts could impair vehicle safety. Mercedes-Benz therefore recommends that you use genuine Mercedes-Benz parts, conversion parts and accessories that have been approved for the type of vehicle.
Genuine Mercedes-Benz parts, approved conversion parts and accessories are available from a Mercedes-Benz Service Centre. Here you will receive advice about permissible technical modifications, and the parts will be professionally fitted.
Always specify the vehicle identification number and engine number when ordering genuine Mercedes-Benz parts. The numbers can be found on the vehicle identification plate of your vehicle more.