Date of printing:05/16/2022
Online Owner's Manual [In depth | Maintenance and care | Battery]
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.
|Important safety notes|
|Disconnecting and removing|
|Reconnecting and fitting|
Battery acid is caustic. Wear acid-proof protective gloves. If skin or clothes are splashed with acid, neutralise the splashes immediately with soapy water or an acid neutraliser, then clean the affected areas with water.
Observe the following notes:
If your vehicle requires jump-starting, or if you wish to provide jump-starting assistance to another vehicle, only use the jump-starting connection point in the engine compartment more.
The following description on disconnecting and removing the battery is based upon the example of the starter battery in the seat base of the driver's seat. The additional battery is disconnected and removed in the same way as the starter battery. The additional battery is located in the seat base of the co-driver's seat.
Always connect the battery in the order described below. Never mix up the terminal clamp disconnection/connection order and never mix up the terminal clamps. You will otherwise damage the vehicle electronics.
Always observe the specified installation position for the positive terminal. The positive terminal may otherwise come into contact with vehicle parts. This results in a risk of short circuit and fire.
The following description on connecting and fitting the battery is based upon the example of the starter battery in the seat base of the driver's seat. The additional battery is connected and fitted in the same way as the starter battery. The additional battery is located in the seat base of the co-driver's seat.
Carry out the following work after connecting the battery:
The following points on battery care must be observed: