Take time to become familiar with the driving characteristics of this vehicle. Practical hints This section provides fast assistance for dealing with problems you may encounter. Therefore, you may find explanations for optional equipment not installed in your vehicle. If you slide under it, the belt would apply force at the abdomen or neck. Only shift into gear when the en- gine is idling normally and when your right foot is firmly on the brake pedal. Ignoring them could result in dam- age to the vehicle or personal injury to you or others. The mirror surface is convex outwardly curved surface for a wider field of view.
Roadside Assistance The Mercedes-Benz Roadside Assistance Program provides factory-trained technical help in the event of a breakdown. Damaged seat belts or belts that were highly stressed in an accident must be replaced by an authorized Mercedes-Benz Light Truck Center. We are unable to make an assessment for other products and therefore cannot be held responsible for them, even if in indi- vidual cases an official approval or authori- zation by governmental or other agencies should exist. This shows that the restraint sys- tems are operational. Operation Here you will find all the information you need for the proper operation of your vehi- cle. Vehicle damage caused by fail- ure to follow instructions is not covered by the Mercedes-Benz Limited Warranty. Our company and staff congratulate you on the purchase of your new Mercedes-Benz.
G Never ride in a moving vehicle with the back- rest reclined. Electrolyte drops coming into contact with the vehicle paint finish can only be completely removed while in their liq- uid state and by applying plenty of wa- ter. All exhaust gas contains carbon monoxide, and inhaling it can cause uncon- sciousness and lead to death. The steering wheel must be locked while driving. G Inhalation of exhaust gas is hazardous to your health. G Wait until the vehicle is stationary before re- moving the key from the steering lock. This dust, however, is neither injurious to your health, nor does it indicate a fire in the vehicle.
Adjusting the seat while driving could cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle. Further, it exemplifies your desire to own an automobile that will be as easy as possible to operate and provide years of service. Never attempt to make modifications to seat belts. Your selection of our product is a demon- stration of your trust in our company name. Do not leave children unattended in the vehicle, or with access to an unlocked vehi- cle. Check your in- side rear view mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing lanes. G For your protection, drive only with properly positioned head restraints.
We extend our best wishes for many miles of safe, pleasurable driving. Since they are special-order items, the descriptions and illustrations herein may vary slightly from the actual equipment of your vehicle. You have properly stopped and parked your vehicle. If you hear a warning signal when driv- ing off, you have forgotten to release the parking brake. Indexes The glossary provides explanations of the most important technical terms. Without your seat belt buckled, you are much more likely to hit the interior of the vehicle or be ejected from it.
G To reduce the risk of injury when the front airbags inflate, it is very important for the driver and passenger to always be in a prop- erly seated position and to wear your seat belt. We continuously strive to improve our product, and ask for your understanding that we reserve the right to make changes in design and equipment. Sitting in an excessively re- clined position can be dangerous. Be espe- cially careful when small children are around. The turn signals lamps blink three times and the locking knobs on the doors move down. G Do not pass belts over sharp edges.
G Always fasten your seat belt before driving off. If you have any prob- lems, please see your authorized Mercedes-Benz Light Truck Center. You could then no longer brake or accelerate. We continuously strive to improve our product, and ask for your understanding that we reserve the right to make changes in design and equipment. As with other vehicles of this type, if you make sharp turns at excessive speeds or abrupt maneuvers, the vehicle may roll over or may go out of control and crash. Do not allow the belt to get caught in the door or in the seat adjustment mechanism.
Push or pull on the lower edge of the head restraint cushion. Electronic system malfunctions could seri- ously impair the operating safety of your ve- hicle. Roadside Assistance will be provided in ac- cordance with standard program guide- lines which include providing service to the vehicle up to a reasonable distance from a paved roadway. You will automatically be sent an e-mail to inform you when someone has reacted to your question. Technical data All important technical data for your vehi- cle can be found in this section.