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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual: Head restraints

Adjusting the front seat head restraints mechanically

WARNING Risk of injury from adjusting the vehicle settings while the vehicle is in motion
You could lose control of the vehicle in the following situations:
  • if you adjust the driver's seat, the head restraint, the steering wheel or the mirror while the vehicle is in motion
  • if you fasten your seat belt while the vehicle is in motion
  • Before starting the engine: adjust the driver's seat, the head restraint, the steering wheel or the mirror and fasten your seat belt.

 

WARNING Risk of injury due to head restraints which are not installed or are adjusted incorrectly
If head restraints are not installed or are adjusted incorrectly, the head restraints cannot provide protection as intended.

There is an increased risk of injury in the head and neck area, e.g. in the event of an accident or when braking.

  • Always drive with the head restraints installed.
  • Before driving off, make sure for every vehicle occupant that the center of the head restraint supports the back of the head at about eye level.

Do not interchange the head restraints of the front and rear seats. Otherwise, you will not be able to adjust the height and angle of the head restraints correctly.

Adjust the head restraint fore-and-aft position so that it is as close as possible to the back of your head.

Seats

  • To raise: pull the head restraint up.
  • To lower: press release knob 1 in the direction of the arrow and push the head restraint down.
  • To move forwards: pull the head restraint forwards.
  • To move backwards: press and hold release knob 2.
  • Press the head restraint backwards and let go of release knob 2.

Adjusting the head restraints of the rear seats mechanically

Seats

  • To raise: pull the head restraint up.
  • To lower: press release knob 1 in the direction of the arrow and push the head restraint down.

Installing/removing the rear seat head restraints

Removal

Seats

  • Release the rear seat backrest and fold it slightly forwards.
  • Pull the head restraint upwards as far as it will go.
  • Push release knob 1 in the direction of the arrow and pull out the head restraint.

Installing

  • Insert the head restraint such that the notches on the bar are on the left when viewed in the direction of travel.
  • Push the head restraint down until you hear it engage in position.
  • Fold the rear seat backrest back until it engages.

Configuring the seat settings

Multimedia system:

Comfort → Seat Comfort

  • Select a seat.

Adjusting the backrest side bolsters

  • Select Side Bolsters.
  • Adjust the air cushions.

Adjusting the seat contour in the lumbar region of the seat backrest (lumbar)

  • Select Lumbar.
  • Adjust the air cushions.

Overview of massage and workout programs

Massage programs

The following programs can be selected:

  • Wave Relaxation
  • Pulsating Massage

Active Workout

The Act. Workout Back and Act. Workout Cushion programs require your active cooperation.

Tensing and releasing also helps to improve blood flow to your muscles. Press against a pressure point as soon as you feel it.

Selecting the massage program for the front seats

Multimedia system:

Vehicle → Seats

  • Select Driver's Seat or Passenger.
  • Select Massage.
  • Select a massage program.

    The massage program runs for approximately 9 to 15 minutes, depending on the setting.

  • To set the massage intensity: switch High Intensity on or off .

Resetting seat adjustments

Multimedia system:

Vehicle → Seats → Reset

  • Select Yes or No.

Depending on whether the settings for the driver or front passenger seat are selected, only the selected seat can be reset.

    Adjusting the front seat electrically

    Switching the seat heating on/off

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