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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual: Opening and closing the sliding sunroof

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual / Opening and closing / Sliding sunroof / Opening and closing the sliding sunroof

The term "sliding sunroof" also refers to the panoramic sliding sunroof.

WARNING Risk of becoming trapped while opening and closing the sliding sunroof
During opening and closing, parts of the body could get caught in the sweep of the sliding sunroof.
  • When opening or closing, make sure that no body parts are in the sweep.
  • Release the button immediately if somebody becomes trapped.

    or

  • Press the button in any direction during the automatic opening/closing process.

    The opening/closing process is stopped.

 

WARNING Risk of becoming trapped if the sliding sunroof is operated by children
Children operating the sliding sunroof could get caught in the moving parts, particularly if unattended.
  • Never leave children unattended in the vehicle.
  • When leaving the vehicle, always take the key with you and lock the vehicle.

 

WARNING Risk of becoming trapped while opening and closing the roller sun blind
When opening or closing, make sure that no body parts become trapped between the roller sun blind and frame or the sliding sunroof.
  • When opening or closing, make sure that no body parts are in the sweep of the roller sun blind.
  • Release the button immediately if somebody becomes trapped.

    or

  • Press the button in any direction during the automatic opening/closing process.

    The opening/closing process is stopped.

 

NOTE Malfunction caused by snow and ice
Snow and ice may lead to a malfunction of the sliding sunroof.
  • Only open the sliding sunroof if it is free of snow and ice.

 

NOTE Damage caused by protruding objects
Objects that protrude from the sliding sunroof may damage the sealing strips.
  • Do not allow anything to protrude from the sliding sunroof.

 

NOTE Important points to remember when a roof rack is installed
When a roof rack is installed, raising or opening the sliding sunroof may be limited.
  • Check whether the sliding sunroof can be raised or opened when a roof rack is installed.
  • If in doubt, do not raise or open the sliding sunroof.

Sliding sunroof

  1. To raise
  2. To open
  3. To close/lower

Use the button to operate the panoramic sliding sunroof and the roller sunblind.

  • The panoramic sliding sunroof can be operated only when the roller sunblind is open.
  • The roller sunblind can be operated only when the panoramic sliding sunroof is closed.
  • To start automatic operation: press the button beyond the point of resistance or pull and release it.
  • To interrupt automatic operation: briefly press the button in any direction.

    The opening/closing process will be stopped.

Vehicles with a panoramic sliding sunroof: The automatic raising feature is available only when the sliding sunroof is closed or raised.

Vehicles without a panoramic sliding sunroof: The automatic opening and raising feature is available only when the sliding sunroof is closed.

Automatic reversing function of the sliding sunroof

If there is an object obstructing the sliding sunroof during the closing process, the sliding sunroof will open again automatically. The automatic reversing function is only an aid and is not a substitute for your attentiveness.

  • When closing, make sure that no body parts are in the closing area.
WARNING Risk of entrapment even with the reversing function active
The reversing feature does not react in particular:
  • To soft, light and thin objects, e.g. fingers
  • Over the last 1/6 in (4 mm) of the closing path
  • During resetting

This means that the reverse function cannot prevent someone from becoming trapped in these situations.

  • When closing, make sure that no body parts are in the closing area.
  • Release the button immediately if somebody becomes trapped.

    or

  • Briefly press the button in any direction during automatic operation.

    The closing process is stopped.

Automatic reversing function of the roller sunblind

If there is an object obstructing the roller sunblind during the closing process, the roller sunblind will open again automatically. The automatic reversing function is only an aid and is not a substitute for your attentiveness.

  • When closing the roller sunblind, make sure that no body parts are in the range of movement.
WARNING Risk of becoming trapped despite reversing feature
In particular, the reversing feature does not react to soft, light and thin objects, e.g. fingers.

This means that the reversing feature cannot prevent entrapment in these situations.

  • When closing the roller sunblind, make sure that no body parts are in the range of movement.
  • Release the button immediately if somebody becomes trapped.

    or

  • Press the button in any direction during the automatic closing process.

    The closing process is stopped.

    Sliding sunroof

    Automatic functions of the sliding sunroof

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