Date of printing:

05/16/2022

Online Owner's Manual [In depth | Driving and parking | Refuelling]

Owner's Manual version: 06-13

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.

Refuelling

Important safety notes

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WARNING

Fuel is highly flammable. Improper handing of fuel creates a risk of fire and explosion.

Avoid fire, naked flames, smoking and creating sparks under all circumstances. Switch off the engine and, if applicable, the auxiliary heating before refuelling.

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WARNING

Fuels are poisonous and hazardous to health. There is a danger of injury.

Do not swallow fuel or let it come into contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Do not inhale fuel vapours. Keep fuels out of the reach of children.

If you or others come into contact with fuel, observe the following:

  • Wash the fuel off any affected areas of skin with water and soap immediately.

  • If you get fuel in your eyes, rinse them thoroughly with clean water immediately. Seek immediate medical attention.

  • If fuel is swallowed, seek immediate medical attention. Do not induce vomiting.

  • Change any clothing that has come into contact with fuel immediately.

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WARNING

Vehicles with a diesel engine:

If you mix diesel fuel with petrol, the flash point of this fuel mixture is lower than that of pure diesel fuel. When the engine is running, components in the exhaust system may overheat unnoticed. There is a risk of fire.

Never refuel with petrol. Never add petrol to diesel fuel.

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Environmental note

If fuels are handled improperly, they pose a danger to persons and the environment. Do not allow fuels to run into the sewage system, the surface waters, the ground water or into the ground.

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Do not use petrol to refuel vehicles with a diesel engine. Do not use diesel to refuel vehicles with a petrol engine. Even small amounts of the wrong fuel result in damage to the fuel system and the engine.

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Do not switch on the ignition if you accidentally refuel with the wrong fuel. Otherwise, the fuel will enter the fuel lines. Notify a qualified specialist workshop and have the fuel tank and fuel lines drained completely.

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Take care not to spill any fuel on painted surfaces. You could otherwise damage the paintwork.

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If you are using drums or canisters to refuel the vehicle, you should filter the fuel before adding it.

This will prevent malfunctions in the fuel system due to contaminated fuel.

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Vehicles with a petrol engine are E10-compatible. E10 fuel contains an admixture of up to 10% bioethanol. You can refuel your vehicle with E10 fuel.

Further information on fuel and on fuel grades can be found in the "Technical data" section more.

Refuelling

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The fuel filler flap is beside the front left-hand door when viewed in the direction of travel. It is only possible to open the fuel filler flap when the front door is open.

Remove the key from the ignition lock.

Switch off the auxiliary heating system more.

Open the front left-hand door first, and then the fuel filler flap.

Close all vehicle doors to prevent fuel vapours from entering the vehicle.

Turn fuel filler cap mbsymb6_inv_003b.png anti-clockwise, remove it and let it hang from strap mbsymb6_inv_003a.png.

Completely insert the filler neck of the fuel pump nozzle into the tank and refuel.

Only fill the tank until the pump nozzle switches off. Fuel may otherwise leak out.

Replace tank filler cap mbsymb6_inv_003b.png and turn clockwise.

You will hear a click when the fuel filler cap is closed fully.

Open the front left-hand door first, and then close the filler flap.

Problems with the fuel and fuel tank

If your vehicle is losing fuel, the fuel lines or the fuel tank are defective.

Turn the key to position 0 in the ignition lock immediately and remove it.

Do not restart the engine under any circumstances.

Consult a qualified specialist workshop.

Notes

Date of printing:

05/16/2022

Online Owner's Manual [In depth | Driving and parking | Refuelling]

Owner's Manual version: 06-13

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.