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Mercedes-Benz M-Class / Mercedes-Benz M-Class Owners Manual / Opening/closing / Doors

Important safety notes

When leaving the vehicle, always remove the WARNING
When leaving the vehicle, always remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock. Always take the SmartKey with you and lock the vehicle.

Do not leave children unsupervised in the vehicle, even if they are secured in a child restraint system, and do not give them access to an unlocked vehicle. A child's unsupervised access to a vehicle could result in an accident and/or serious personal injury. They could: - injure themselves on vehicle parts - be seriously or fatally injured by extreme heat or cold
- injure themselves or have an accident with vehicle equipment that may still be in operation even after the SmartKey has been removed from the ignition, such as the seat adjustment, steering wheel adjustment or memory function.

If children open a door, they could cause severe or even fatal injury to other persons; if they get out of the vehicle, they could injure themselves when doing so or be seriously or even fatally injured by any passing traffic.

Do not expose the child restraint system to direct sunlight. The child restraint system's metal parts, for example, could become very hot, and a child could be burned on these parts.

Do not carry heavy or hard objects in the WARNING
Do not carry heavy or hard objects in the passenger compartment or cargo compartment unless they are firmly secured in place.

Unsecured or improperly positioned cargo increases a child's risk of injury in the event of
- strong braking maneuvers - sudden changes of direction - an accident

Unlocking and opening doors from the inside

You can open a door from inside the vehicle even if it has been locked. You can only open the rear doors from inside the vehicle if they are not secured by the child-proof locks.

Only open the door when the traffic situation permits.

If the vehicle was previously locked with the SmartKey or with KEYLESS-GO, opening the vehicle from the inside will activate the antitheft alarm system. Switch off the alarm.

- Pull door handle 2.


- Pull door handle 2.

If the door is locked, locking knob 1 pops up. The door is unlocked and can be opened.

Centrally locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside

You can centrally lock or unlock the vehicle from the inside.

The central locking/unlocking button does not lock or unlock the fuel filler flap.

The buttons are located on both front doors.

centrally You cannot unlock the vehicle
centrally from the inside if the vehicle has been locked with the SmartKey or KEYLESS-GO.

vehicle It is only possible to lock the
vehicle centrally if the front-passenger door is closed.

1 To unlock: press button 1.


1 To unlock: press button 1.

1 To lock: press button 2.

If all the doors and the tailgate are closed, the vehicle locks.

You can open a front door from inside the vehicle even if it has been locked. Only open the door when the traffic situation permits.

If the vehicle has been locked with the central locking button:
- and the SmartKey is set to its factory setting, the entire vehicle is unlocked if a front door is opened from the inside - and the SmartKey is set to an individual setting, only the front door that is opened from inside the vehicle is unlocked.

If the vehicle has been locked centrally with the SmartKey or with KEYLESS-GO, it is not unlocked when the release button for the central locking is used.

Automatic locking feature

The vehicle locks automatically when the ignition is switched on and the wheels of the vehicle are turning at a speed of more than 9 mph (15 km/h).

You could therefore be locked out when: - the vehicle is being pushed.

- the vehicle is being towed.

- the vehicle is being tested on a dynamometer.

- To deactivate: press and hold button 1


- To deactivate: press and hold button 1 for about five seconds until a tone sounds.

- To activate: press and hold button 2 for about five seconds until a tone sounds.

buttons and If you press one of the two
buttons and do not hear a tone, the relevant setting has already been selected.

You can also switch the automatic locking function on and off using the on-board computer.

Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)

If the vehicle can no longer be unlocked with the SmartKey, use the mechanical key.

If you use the mechanical key to unlock and open the driver's door, the anti-theft alarm system will be triggered.

- Take the mechanical key out of the SmartKey.

- Insert the mechanical key into the lock of the driver's door as far as it will go.

- Turn the mechanical key counterclockwise


- Turn the mechanical key counterclockwise to position 1.

The door is unlocked.

- Turn the mechanical key back and remove it.

- Insert the mechanical key into the SmartKey.

Locking the vehicle (mechanical key)

If the vehicle can no longer be locked with the SmartKey, use the mechanical key.

- Open the driver's door.

- Close the front-passenger door, the rear doors and the tailgate.

- Press the locking button.

- Check whether the locking knobs on the front-passenger door and the rear doors are still visible. Press down the locking knobs by hand, if necessary.

- Close the driver's door.

- Take the mechanical key out of the SmartKey.

- Insert the mechanical key into the lock of the driver's door as far as it will go.

- Turn the mechanical key clockwise as far


- Turn the mechanical key clockwise as far as it will go to position 1.

- Turn the mechanical key back and remove it.

- Make sure that the doors and the tailgate are locked.

- Insert the mechanical key into the SmartKey.

described above, If you lock the vehicle as
described above, the fuel filler flap is not locked. The antitheft alarm system is not armed.

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