Mercedes S-Class W-140
1991-1999 of release
Repair and operation of the car
+ Mercedes-Benz cars of the class S (W-140)
- Operation manual
+ Access, protection
+ Elements of security systems
- Car equipment, arrangement of devices and governing bodies
Combination of devices, measuring instruments and control lamps and light indicators
Governing bodies and equipment of salon
Equipment of the luggage compartment
Replacement of brushes of cleaners of headlights and windshield
Installation of the top luggage carrier
+ Methods of operation and auxiliary systems
+ Routine maintenance
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Gear shifting box
+ Automatic transmission
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Onboard electric equipment
Governing bodies and equipment of salon
The switches located on a steering column
The combined switch
Switching of the modes of functioning of headlights (passing/driving beam) and activation of indexes of turnsSwitching of the modes of functioning of headlights and activation of indexes of turns
A transfer of head headlights from the mode of passing beam in the mode of driving beam is made by push-up of the lever of the understeering switch from itself, - automatically on an instrument guard the corresponding control lamp of characteristic blue light has to light up. For cutoff of driving beam return the lever to a starting position.
Also the possibility of the alarm system is provided by driving beam: the alarm system is carried out by procrastination of the lever of the understeering switch on itself and irrespective of the chosen position of the handle of the choice of the mode of functioning of external lighting fixtures.
Activation of indexes of turns is made by push-up of the lever of the left understeering switch in the corresponding direction (black shooters). The lever is transferred up or down, to dependences of the chosen direction of change of course.
At transfer of the lever to extreme top/lower situation (before click) the corresponding indexes of turns will continue to function until the steering wheel is not returned in rectilinear situation (the terminal switch will work), or so far the lever will not be returned in neutral situation.
Short-term inclusion of indexes, for example, at intention to replace a lane of the movement is made by easy procrastination of the lever up or down (white shooters).
Management of functioning of cleaners/washers of a windshield and lenses of headlights
Management of functioning of cleaners/washers of a windshield and lenses of head headlights
Short-term pressing the face push-button switch leads to single operation of screenwash without supply of the washing liquid.
Utaplivaniye of the push-button switch with overcoming resistance allows to carry out the giving on a windshield of the washing liquid which is followed by operation of a screen wiper. At the activated running fires / the turned-on passing beam of headlights faroochistitel at the same time will be put in action.
Activation of the normal modes of screen wipers is made by means of the ring regulator installed in a back part of the handle of the combined switch. In situation 0 screen wipers are switched off. Transfer of the regulator to situation I leads to activation of screen wipers in the interval mode.
Understeering switch of management of functioning of a tempostatThe switch of management of functioning of a tempostat is located on a steering column above the combined understeering switch.
The detailed description of the principles of management of functioning of a tempostat is provided in the Section of the Control system of speed (темпостат) and Speedtronic.
Button of activation of a hornThe button of inclusion of a sound signal is built in a stupichny part of a steering wheel.
The switches and governing bodies located on the dashboard and forward section of the central console
The choice of the mode of functioning of external lighting fixtures (dimensions, passing beam) is made by means of located at the left on the dashboard of the rotary handle.
The regular complete set of all models included function of the sound notification of the driver about need of shutdown of lighting before an exit from the car. The alarm buzzer works in attempt of opening of a driver's door at the switched-off ignition (a key in situation 0 or 1) in case the handle of the choice of the mode of external lighting is not transferred to situation 0 or one of parking provisions
Regulator of an inclination of optical axes of headlights
The switch serves for adjustment of a distance of lighting (at inclusion of passing beam), for the purpose of prevention of dazzle of drivers of passers and ahead of the going vehicles.
The regulator has to be installed in the situation (according to the tables given below) corresponding to the number of passengers and extent of loading of the car.
Models with adjustment of a road gleam
Models without adjustment of a road gleam
Handle of an otpuskaniye of the parking brake
Adjustment of provision of a steering wheel
Models with the manual drive of the regulator
Models with the electric drive of the regulatorThe switch of management of functioning of the electric drive of adjustment of situation the helmsman of a column is located at the left on the dashboard. The electric drive the helmsman of a column functions only at the included ignition.
The chosen situation the helmsman of a column / wheel can be written down in memory of the onboard processor together with data on provisions of seats and external rear-view mirrors (see the Section Adjustment of Seats).
Switch ignition/lock of blocking of a steering column
Situation 0 - blocking of a steering columnThe key can be entered into the lock or is taken from it only in this situation. At turn of the ignition key from situation 0 in situation 1 there is an unblocking of a steering column. Besides, on the models equipped with automatic transmission, an additional condition of permission of start is obligatory transfer of the lever of the selector to situation "P".
The key can be taken from the ignition lock only after its turn in situation 0.
Blocking the helmsman of a column is carried out automatically in attempt to turn a steering wheel after extraction of a key from the ignition lock.
Situation 1 - parkingIn this position of the ignition key the possibility of functioning of auxiliary consumers of the electric power (the audio system, the lighter, the heater fan, screen wipers, etc.) is provided.
Situation 2 - ignition is includedThe ignition key is in this situation constantly during the movement of the car, and also during the operation of the engine on single turns. On diesel models the turn of a key in situation 2 before start of the engine leads to activation of system of preheat. Electric food of all systems and the additional equipment installed on the car is at the same time provided. At turn of a key from situation 1 situation 2 quickly joins some of the control lamps located on an instrument guard of the car, confirming serviceability of functioning of the corresponding control systems (see the Section Combination of Devices, measuring instruments and control lamps and light indicators).
Situation 3 - startAt turn of a key in this situation there is an inclusion of a starter. After implementation of start of the engine the key should be released, and it will automatically return to the provision of "ON".
Buttons of an otpuskaniye of latches and lock of a ware box and glasses compartmentButtons of opening and lock of covers of a ware box and glasses compartment
Buttons of an otpuskaniye of castle latches of a ware box and glasses compartment are located in the central part of the dashboard, to the right of the panel of deflectors.
Button of an otpuskaniye of a latch of the lock of a cover of the luggage compartmentThe button of a remote otpuskaniye of a latch of the lock of a cover of the luggage compartment is located in at the left in the top number of switches of the central console.
Switch of shutdown of devices of protection against towage/penetration into salon / control light-emitting diode of the anticreeping alarm systemSwitch of shutdown of devices of protection against unauthorized penetration into salons/towages of the car
At the corresponding complete set of the car activation of the considered devices happens automatically when locking doors/activation of the anticreeping alarm system.
Shutdown of the corresponding protective system is made by pressing the corresponding section of a key of the switch after extraction of a key from the ignition lock, - the built-in control light-emitting diode has to light up quickly, then go out, confirming the shutdown fact. Further locking of the car and activation of the anticreeping alarm system from the DU panel can be made (see. Uniform lock). The corresponding device remains disconnected before the next locking of the car from the DU panel.
Switch of an otpuskaniye of clamps/management of functioning of the electric drive of adjustment of provision of head restraints of a back seat
Models with manual adjustment of back head restraints
Models with the electric drive of adjustment of provision of back head restraintsSwitch of management of functioning of the electric drive of adjustment of back head restraints
The switch of management of functioning of the electric drive of back head restraints is placed in the middle of the top number of console switches. Activation of the drive is possible only at the included ignition.
Switch of the drive of the uniform lock / control light-emitting diode of the anticreeping alarm systemSwitch of the drive of the uniform lock
Switch of the alarm systemTurning on of the alarm system is made by means of the extreme right button in the top number of console switches. The key of the switch is standardly equipped with an alarm lamp with the pictogram representing two triangles entered each other.
Turning on of the alarm system leads to simultaneous operation of all four indexes of turns (and their light indicators on an instrument guard of the car). The alarm system is intended for the warning of other participants of traffic of the compelled stop of the car and is used also in other dangerous situations provided by traffic regulations.
Keys of shutdown of antiprobuksovochny (ASR) and antistrange (ESP) of systems
The switch of the modes of the automatic damping system (ADS)The switch is located in the right top corner of the section of the central console second from above, to the right of an ashtray and allows to carry out switching of the modes of functioning of the ADS system exercising control of rigidity of a suspension bracket.
The switch of the modes of functioning of the automatic damping system of a suspension bracket (ADS)
At activation of the mode of sports driving the control light-emitting diode which is built in a switch key lights up.
Switches of the modes of heating of seatsTwo keyboard switches of the modes of heating of seats are located on both sides of a forward ashtray, in bottom corners of the section of the central console second from above and allow to activate two modes of heating of seats (normal and accelerated), and also to make shutdown of heaters.
Activation of heating of front seats is made provisions 1 and 2 of the ignition key, back - only in situation 2.
Switch of the modes of heating of seats
Activation of the normal mode is followed by operation of one of two control light-emitting diodes which are built in the switch. At the accelerated heating both light-emitting diodes light up.
Switch of management of functioning of the electric drive of external rear-view mirrorsThe switch is located in the left top corner of thirds from above of section of the central console, to the left of the lever of the selector of the AT/handle of gear shifting (RKPP).
Mode of adjustment of provision of an external rear-view mirror of a driver's door
The switch has a joystick design and is equipped with the rotary handle by means of which the choice of the mirror which is subject to adjustment, and also the choice of the modes of functioning of the electric drive is carried out (adjustment/folding).
For folding of mirrors for the period of the parking or before a wash of the car it is necessary to deploy the rotary handle a nose down and to wring out the joystick down, - both mirrors will nestle on glasses of the doors. Deployment of mirrors is made by push-up of the joystick up.
Main switches of management of functioning of the electric drive of window regulatorsFour individual switches of management of functioning of the electric drive of door window regulators are located on the central console on the right and to the left of assembly of the lever of the selector of the AT/handle of gear shifting (RKPP).
Main switches of management of functioning of the electric drive of window regulators
Each switch allows to activate the drive of the regulator of a window regulator of the corresponding door. The toddler located between switches of the left doors allows to block in case of need a possibility of activation of regulators of window regulators of back doors from individual door switches by shift it to the right, - the pictogram about the image of the little man has to open.
At shutdown of onboard food there is a deactivation of function of automatic raising / lowering of glasses for which restoration lift glass against the stop and continue to hold the top part of the key of the corresponding switch pressed within about 1 more second.
Switch of the Parktronic (PTS) systemParktronic system switch
The keyboard switch of deactivation of PTS is located directly under the selector lever the AT/handle of gear shifting (RKPP) and equipped with the built-in control light-emitting diode which is activated at the disconnected system.
Switch of management of functioning of the electric drive of a horizontal/vertical blind of back glassThe switch of management of functioning of the electric drive of a blind of back glass is located on the central console, under the selector lever with the AT/handle of gear shifting (RKPP) on the right.
The drive functions only in provisions 1 or 2 of the ignition key.
Switch of management of functioning of the electric drive of a horizontal blind of back glass
Switch of management of functioning of the electric drive of a vertical (lifting) blind of back glass
For closing of a blind it is necessary to press the top part of a key of the switch, for opening - on lower.
Control panelThe control panel of the traveling computer is located on the central console of the car, directly under the selector lever with the AT/handle of gear shifting (RKPP).
Three action buttons are a part of the panel:
Display of a conclusion of data of the traveling computer
The display of a conclusion of data is located in the central part of the dashboard, directly over assembly of deflectors of systems of ventilation/heating of salon and is equipped with a lifting cover where the glasses compartment is located on models without computer.
Activation of the computer happens when turning the ignition key in situation 2, - the display the message of "AB START" (Will be displayed from the moment of start) and a letter "To" memory of short distances.
Function of control of speed limit of the movement (Limit)
For input confirmation once again quickly press the button
Unlocking: quickly press the button
Function of monitoring of route parameters from the moment of start (
Activation of the mode is made by means of the button
Function of calculation of parameters of a route of the set length (Ziel)
Calculation of parameters can be made in two independent modes: mode of short distances (K) and mode of long distances (L). Switching of the modes is made by means of the K/L button, - in the left corner of the screen of the display the corresponding letter is highlighted.
Further by means of digital buttons enter value of length of a route which parameters will be traced by the computer. For input confirmation once again quickly press the button
At installation of time of the devices of hours which are built in in a combination (see the Section Combination of Devices, measuring instruments and control lamps and light indicators) the current time is automatically displayed on the display. Hours are used for calculation of arrival time. For switching off of indication of indications of hours press any of action buttons (
Individual switches of management of functioning of the electric drive of window regulators of back doorsKeyboard switches are built in in armrests of back doors. The principle of their action is similar described above for the corresponding main switches (see the Combination of devices, measuring instruments and control lamps and light indicators).
Protection of rear-view mirrors against dazzle of the driver the reflected light
External rear-view mirror of a driver's door with automatic protection against dazzleProtection is activated automatically at turn of a key in the ignition lock in situation 2, - the mirror switches in the corresponding mode depending on a hade of rays of light to its reflecting surface.
Switching of the modes of a saloon rear-view mirror
Mirror with manual switching
Mirror with automatic protectionThe principle of functioning of automatic protection of a saloon mirror is similar described above for an external mirror of a driver's door.
Ashtrays and lightersAssemblies of ashtrays with lighters are built in in forward section of the central console and in the panel of an upholstery of back doors of the car and have almost identical design.
For an ashtray/lighter vydviganiye from the console panel / panel of an upholstery of a door it is necessary to press the upper edge of its cover, - at a cover otpuskaniye assembly will automatically move forward from the panel.
Use of lighters is possible only in provisions 1 or 2 of the ignition key.
The reception nest of the lighter can be used for connection of the external consumers of the electric power (the pump, the charger for a radio telephone, the vacuum cleaner) calculated on food in 12 V and with a power of consumption no more than 120 W.
Illumination of salon
Main saloon lamps and forward mate lampsMain control panel of functioning of saloon lamps / electric drive of the top hatch
The main control panel of functioning of saloon lamps / the electric drive of the top hatch is built in in assembly of the ceiling console of the car.
The back directed lamps (lamps for reading)Activation of the back directed lamps (lamps) is made for reading by means of the built-in push-button switches. For shutdown of the lamp it is necessary to press the button repeatedly.
Lamps of illumination of thresholds when opening doorsActivation of lamps is made automatically from contact switches.
Management of functioning of the electric drive of a cover of the top hatchPrinciple of functioning of the switch of management of functioning of the electric drive of the top hatch
The switch of management of functioning of the electric drive of a lifting and movable cover of the top hatch is on the ceiling console.
Back toilet pocket mirror
Ware boxesThe main ware box is equipped in the right part of the dashboard and equipped with the lock. Otpuskany latches of the lock it can be made by means of the special button located directly under the lock cylinder to the right of deflectors of the central air ducts of the dashboard.
The office for storage of points is located on the models which are not equipped with the traveling computer directly over the central deflectors of the dashboard.
Console ware box
On some models instead of a console box are equipped the office equipped with a cover under storages of the mobile phone and the folding panel with coasters, - in the put state assembly forms an armrest.
Boxes of a similar design (with a movable cover) are provided also in a back part of salon.
First-aid kitBack ware boxes
The regular first-aid kit is equipped in the back shelf of salon and equipped with a folding cover. For opening of a cover hook it for specially provided deepening. Periodically check completeness of contents of the first-aid kit.
Fire extinguisherThe regular place for fastening of the fire extinguisher is equipped from the forward party of a pillow of a driver's seat. after each use the fire extinguisher is subject to gas station. Check of the fire extinguisher has to be made each 1-2 years.
Removal and installation of head restraints of front seatsFor extraction of the head restraint lifted in extreme top situation it is necessary to press the button otpuskaniye of a clamp (1).
Differential of removal of head restraints with manual adjustment it is necessary to rotate the extended handle of the mechanical drive (see the Section Adjustment of Seats) until the head restraint does not fall into an extreme top state, then to remove it manually, previously having pressed clamp otpuskaniye the button.
Removal and installation of a pillow of a many-placed back seat
At installation of a pillow track that its rear edge was pushed under a back against the stop. Having pressed a first line, latch clamps.
Transportation of skis
Transportation of skis in interior of the car
On some models the window of direct access to the luggage compartment equipped with a cover is provided in a back of a many-placed back seat that allows to transport freely in interior of the car such lengthy sports equipment as skis, etc.
Folding of a cover is made upside-down, - do not forget to close an access hatch cover in the luggage compartment.
Removal and installation of assembly of a cover for skis
Transportation of skis on a car roofFor transportation of skis on a roof of the car the regular top luggage carrier or the special holder for skis of a company design Mercedes-Benz can be used.