Mercedes C-Class

W203 since 2000 of release

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+ Mercedes-Benz Cars of a class C (W-203)
+ Operation manual
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+ Engine
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+ engine Electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
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- Suspension bracket and steering
   + Suspension bracket of forward wheels
   + Suspension bracket of back wheels
   + Corners of installation of wheels of the car
   - Steering and safety cushions
      Steering and safety cushions - general information and security measures
      Security measures at works with a safety cushion
      Removal and installation of the block of a safety cushion on a steering wheel
      Removal and installation of a steering wheel
      Removal and installation of a tip of steering draft
      Removal and installation of a protective cover of the steering mechanism
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment

Security measures at works with a safety cushion

The safety cushion consists of the sensor of collision, the generator of gas, a monitor a safety cushion and the pillow. The signal on naduvany safety cushions is developed by the control unit.
The car is equipped with a safety cushion of the driver and the forward passenger, and also lateral safety cushions, safety cushions around the head and natyazhitel of seat belts. The locations of safety cushions are, as a rule, designated by "SRS Airbag" inscriptions.

The children's seat focused against movement of the car, excepting a special children's seat in a combination to the device of automatic recognition of a children's seat is not allowed to have on a seat of the forward passenger.

For reasons of safety it is not allowed to carry out any works with the parts belonging to system of a safety cushion and a natyazhitel of a seat belt.

Before removal and installation of the block of a safety cushion of the driver:


1. Disconnect a negative cable (-) the storage battery at the switched-off ignition. Previously it is necessary to remove a box of the filter of air of salon.

 Before a detachment of a cable find out a protective code of a radio receiver if that is available, address to the Section Replacement of the storage battery.

2. Isolate a negative pole (-) the storage battery to exclude casual contact.
3. Establish wheels directly, and a steering wheel in average situation.
4. Before removal (contact) of the block of a safety cushion remove an electrostatic charge. For this purpose quickly concern the door or body lock.
5. At connection of the storage battery in salon of the car there should not be people.

General measures of safety

Never establish components of an airbag of other car or other steering wheel. At replacement establish only new details.

Even after insignificant failure which did not lead to safety cushion operation, hand over system of a safety cushion and a natyazhitel of a belt on check on HUNDRED Mercedes.

After safety cushion operation in a steering wheel surely replace a steering wheel, at operation of a lateral safety cushion replace a cover in door facing, at operation of a safety cushion of the forward passenger replace the dashboard.

It is necessary to replace a monitor with a safety cushion surely after triple operation.

The safety cushion is allowed to be checked only on HUNDRED. By no means it is impossible to apply a control lamp, the voltmeter or an ohmmeter to pillow check.

The elements of the safety cushion which have fallen from height more than 0.5 m, it is necessary to replace surely.

It is necessary to protect safety cushion elements from heat or fire influence. Do not subject safety cushion elements to temperature influence above + 100°С.

Protect a safety cushion from contact to water, greasing or oil. At hit of water, greasing or oil immediately wipe a pillow.

After removal of a safety cushion store it so that the soft party specified upward. At return storage there is a danger of emission up at casual ignition of the generator of gas. Thereby there is a danger of a travmirovaniye.

If in work the break becomes, it is impossible to leave a safety cushion without supervision.

It is not allowed to assort the safety cushion block. In the presence of malfunction it will be replaced completely. As the pillow contains explosive, it is necessary to store reliably it under supervision.

Before utilization of the car it is necessary to utilize safety cushion components. Utilization should make the specialized enterprises.

At carrying out any works on the car with electric welding application previously it is necessary to disunite the socket of the control unit of a safety cushion at the disconnected storage battery.