Date of printing:

05/16/2022

Online Owner's Manual [In depth | Safety | Child-proof locks]

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.

Child-proof locks

Important safety notes

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WARNING

If you leave children unattended in the vehicle, they may be able to set the vehicle in motion if, for example, they:

  • release the parking brake

  • shift the automatic transmission out of park position P or shift manual transmission into neutral

  • start the engine

In addition, they may operate vehicle equipment and become trapped. There is a risk of an accident and injury.

When leaving the vehicle, always take the key with you and lock the vehicle. Never leave children unattended in the vehicle.

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WARNING

If persons (particularly children) are exposed to heat or cold for a prolonged period, there is a risk of serious or even fatal injuries. Never leave persons (particularly children) unattended in the vehicle.

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WARNING

If children are travelling in the vehicle, they could:

  • open doors, thus endangering other people or road users

  • exit the vehicle and be caught by oncoming traffic

  • operate vehicle equipment and become trapped, for example

There is a risk of an accident and injury.

Always activate the child-proof locks and override feature if children are travelling in the vehicle. When leaving the vehicle, always take the key with you and lock the vehicle. Never leave children unattended in the vehicle.

You can activate the following child-proof locks/override feature:

  • for the sliding doors more

  • for the tailgate/rear door more

  • for the electric hinged windows and sliding sunroof in the rear more

Child-proof lock for the sliding door

images/imgb8e29ac92ee046fe351f190e38d4639b_1_--_--_JPG72.jpg Sliding door (example, right-hand side of the vehicle)
mbsymb6_inv_003a.png Rotary mechanism for the child-proof lock
mbsymb6_inv_0032.png Door released - off position
mbsymb6_inv_0033.png Door secured - on position

You can use the child-proof lock to secure the sliding doors individually.

With the exception of the electric sliding door, a secured sliding door cannot be opened from the inside. It can only be opened from the outside if the vehicle is unlocked. If the electric sliding door is secured, only the sliding door rear controls are deactivated. You can open the electric sliding door at any time from inside the vehicle using the mbsymb1_inv_00c5.png switch in the centre console more.

To activate/deactivate: use a suitable object to turn the rotary mechanism for child-proof lock mbsymb6_inv_003a.png to the corresponding position.

Then, make sure that the child-proof locks are working properly.

Child-proof lock for the tailgate/rear door

images/img34d5ca742ede0467351f190e6f9f64a2_1_--_--_JPG72.jpg Tailgate images/img01ef529b2edf7e42351f190e513364f1_1_--_--_JPG72.jpg Front edge of the right-hand rear door
mbsymb6_inv_003a.png Latch
mbsymb6_inv_0032.png Tailgate/rear door released
mbsymb6_inv_0033.png Tailgate/rear door secured

You can use the child-proof lock to secure the tailgate/rear door.

A tailgate/rear door with an activated child-proof lock cannot be opened from the inside. It can only be opened from the outside if the vehicle is unlocked.

To activate/deactivate: slide latch mbsymb6_inv_003a.png in the corresponding direction.

Then, make sure that the child-proof locks are working properly.

Override feature for the hinged windows and sliding sunroof in the rear

images/imga538e27f97bca53b351f191513a4d44e_1_--_--_JPG72.jpg Control panel on the driver's door

When the child-proof locks are activated, the electric hinged windows and the sliding sunroof in the rear are secured. The switches in the rear can then no longer be operated.

To activate/deactivate: press switch mbsymb6_inv_003a.png.

Switch mbsymb6_inv_003a.png engages or pops up.

When the switch is engaged, the electric hinged windows and the sliding sunroof in the rear are secured.

Notes

Date of printing:

05/16/2022

Online Owner's Manual [In depth | Safety | Child-proof locks]

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.