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R230 Job Aid, Instrument Cluster

This Job aid covers the following topics:


• Instrument Cluster Removal
• Adaptations for “Optional Equipment”
• Adaptations for “Coding specific for IC”
• Adaptations for “All Codes”
• Configuration for “All Codes”

Note: Verify option level of vehicle for all shaded “Adaptation”


values. Prior to entering NOT PRESENT / PRESENT
in SDS / DAS

318 JA R230 Instrument Cluster (ACB) 01/10/2002


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consists of information that is organized in sequence with the instructor’s presentation. They
are not intended as a self-study course. Operational information is covered in detail.
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or others and to avoid damage to the vehicle on which you are working, you must always refer
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testing, diagnosing or making repair.

Copyright Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC


2001

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Published by Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC

Printed in U.S.A.
R230 Instrument Cluster Removal

Step1: Step 2:
• Extend steering column completely • Grasp IC trim bezel using both hands as
shown
• Lower steering column completely
• Carefully pull trim away from dash pad and
IC with a rearward motion
• Remove trim and place in a safe location

Step 3: Step 4:
• Remove two torx fasteners from top of • Pull cluster away from dash pad and
cluster, location shown in illustration remove electrical connector from rear
• Remove the one torx fastener from bottom • Remove cluster
of cluster, location shown in illustration
"Adaptations" Model 230.475
"Optional equipment"
Coding Current status

DTR Distronic NOT PRESENT / PRESENT


Soft top control module PRESENT
Keyless Go NOT PRESENT / PRESENT
CTEL cellular telephone NOT PRESENT / PRESENT
Navigation PRESENT
Automatic transmission New automatic transmission
Radio PRESENT
Stationary heater NOT PRESENT
TELE-AID PRESENT
TPC tire pressure control NOT PRESENT / PRESENT
Memory PRESENT
ABC active body control PRESENT
Stop-and Go Assist NOT PRESENT
Stop and Roll NOT PRESENT
Interior motion sensor NOT PRESENT

"Adaptations"
"Codings specific for instrument cluster"
Coding Current status

Check engine' indicator lamp ACTIVE


Driver side LEFT
Instrument cluster wake-up by means of steering buttons NOT ACTIVE
"Adaptations" Model 230.475
"All Codes"
Coding Current status

Seatbelt warning lamp ACTIVE


Audible seatbelt warning PRESENT
Key Warning PRESENT
Parking brake warning PRESENT
Light warning buzzer ACTIVE
Warning at 120 km/h NOT ACTIVE
Vehicle speed limit warning NOT ACTIVE
DTR information during bulb test DISPLAY
Seatbelt warning in display NOT ACTIVE
Tempomat NOT ACTIVE
Starting point for commencement of seat belt warning Engine start
CAN-ID for vehicle speed signals CAN-ID210 (ME-SFI)
Audible light warning in the case of driving lights ACTIVE
position 'Auto'
Form of brake warning Text 'BRAKE'
Warning if rear fog light switched on PASSIVE
Soft top control module PRESENT
Keyless Go NOT PRESENT / PRESENT
Indicator lamp EPC NOT PRESENT
Cellular telephone NOT PRESENT / PRESENT
Navigation PRESENT
AUDIO PRESENT
Telematic NOT PRESENT
Stationary heater NOT PRESENT
Emergency call system PRESENT
Key-dependent storage - Memory ACTIVE
Trip computer ACTIVE
Heater booster NOT ACTIVE
'CHECK-ENGINE' warning display NOT ACTIVE
Tire pressure monitor NOT ACTIVE / ACTIVE
Preglow indicator lamp NOT ACTIVE
'VGL' warning display NOT ACTIVE
'Check engine' indicator lamp ACTIVE
Fuel tank characteristic curve Characteristic curve type 1
Tank reserve quantity Reserve quantity 1
Tank limit value Value 1
Fuel tank volume unit Liters
Speedometer characteristic curve Without lead Symmetrical
Tire circumference parameter -K-number K-number 2
Symmetry of speedometer characteristic curve Symmetrical
Vehicle speed readout in display ACTIVE
Coding Current status

Reset interval 0 km
Presentation of vehicle speed warning km/h
Trip computer fuel tank level display ACTIVE
Range and fuel tank info in trip computer display ACTIVE
Airbag warning PASSIVE
Image Undervoltage DO NOT DISPLAY
Image Overvoltage DO NOT DISPLAY
ASSYST distance unit Miles
Warning 'Oil temperature too high' PASSIVE
Consumption display in the case of unit 'km' 1/100km
Consumption display in the case of unit 'mil' USA gallons
Oil level display of AMG vehicles ACTIVE
Main beam on PERMITTED
Image Entry and exit position NOT ACTIVE
Trip computer display with active fuel tank reserve Fuel quantity
Configuration when starting off Key last active
Instrument cluster is programmed. YES
Warning of generator voltage (circuit 61) ACTIVE
Coolant temperature indication PASSIVE
Configuration possibility 'Time setting' NOT ACTIVE
Fuel tank cap warning ACTIVE
Advancing odometer NOT PERMITTED
Warning if fuel reserve reached ACTIVE
Selection facilities in 'Language' menu All languages except Japanese
Indicator light with engine symbol NOT PRESENT
Setting Maximum speed for winter tires Variable vehicle speed (160..240)
Automatic lane recognition NOT PRESENT
Trailer coupling NOT PRESENT
DTR Distronic NOT PRESENT
Continuously variable automatic transmission NOT PRESENT
Air conditioning PRESENT
Easy-shift manual transmission NOT PRESENT
Driver side LEFT
Memory package PRESENT
Automatic transmission PRESENT
Engine type Gasoline
Configuration facility 'Seats' NOT ACTIVE
ABC active body control PRESENT
Time readout in right-hand display NOT ACTIVE
Vehicle speed readout in display (UK version) NOT ACTIVE
'Close middle storage compartment' warning NOT ACTIVE
VREG Fahrzeugdarstellung in in der Statuszeile NOT ACTIVE
Fuel tank sensor tight installation recognition ACTIVE
Fuel tank senor tight installation recognition: Number of 1
fuel tank sensors
Setting when driving PERMITTED
Coding Current status

Speed-related warning display ACTIVE


Oil level correction for oil minimum warning ACTIVE
Oil level correction for oil overfilling warning ACTIVE
Acceleration function ACTIVE
2nd low oil level warning ACTIVE
Factor for automatic ASSYST warning threshold Factor 1,0
ASSYST/reminder display mode WIA 1 (Analog oil sensor)
Remaining time Variable (WIAZ-Bit=0)
Oil quantity unit Quarts
Oil replenishment recognition ACTIVE
ASSYST Active Service System ACTIVE
Oil excess level warning ACTIVE
Oil insufficient level warning ACTIVE
Oil missing quantity display ACTIVE
Time limit 2 years
Service work display ACTIVE
Vehicle model Cars
Service work sequence Variable
Instrument cluster wake-up by means of steering wheel NOT ACTIVE
buttons
Stationary heater operation in the case of circuit 15R NOT POSSIBLE
Stop-and-Go Assist PRESENT
Function 'Stop and Roll' NOT PRESENT
Actuation of brake indicator light Link with brake warning display
DISTRONIC unit Foot
Language version for English American
Vehicle speed warning - Setting [km/h] 120 km/h
Vehicle speed warning - Setting in [mph] 75 mph
"Configuration" Model 230.475
"All Codes"
Coding Current status

Configuration possibility 'Interior light off delay time' PRESENT


Configuration possibility 'Headlights on' PRESENT
Configuration possibility 'Driving lights setting' PRESENT
Configuration possibility 'Distance unit' NOT PRESENT
Configuration possibility 'Temperature display' PRESENT
Configuration facility 'Interior motion sensor' NOT PRESENT
Configuration possibility 'Automatic door locking' PRESENT
Configuration facility 'Vehicle speed display in status line' NOT PRESENT
Configuration possibility 'Winter tire coding' NOT PRESENT
Configuration possibility 'Language setting' PRESENT
Configuration possibility 'Audio mode' PRESENT
Configuration possibility 'Headlight on' PRESENT
Configuration facility 'Mirror park position' PRESENT
Configuration possibility 'Time format' PRESENT
Configuration facility 'Key dependence' PRESENT
Configuration facility 'Tire pressure unit' NOT PRESENT
Configuration facility 'Trailer loss warning' NOT PRESENT
Menu '18' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '19' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '20' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '21' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '22' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '23' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '24' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '25' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '26' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '27' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '28' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '29' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '30' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '31' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Menu '32' (no function) NOT PRESENT
Off-delay time of interior lighting 10 s
Automatic headlamp on 45 s
Driving light circuit MANUAL
Function 'Mirror park position' ON
Unit of digital vehicle speed display mph
Temperature unit °F
Interior protection when soft top open Do not activate
Automatic door locking ACTIVE
Coding Current status

Vehicle speed display in status line DO NOT DISPLAY


Language English
Vehicle speed limit DEACTIVATED
Easy Entry Steering column and seat
Seat positioning DO NOT STORE
Heater booster OFF
Search type Frequency search
Trailer loss warning NOT ACTIVE
Time format 12 h format
Tire pressure unit psi
Locator lighting ON
Off-delay time of interior lighting 10 s
Automatic headlamp on 45 s
Driving light circuit MANUAL
Function 'Mirror park position' ON
Unit of digital vehicle speed display mph
Temperature unit °F
Interior protection when soft top open Do not acitvate
Automatic door locking ACTIVE
Vehicle speed display in status line DO NOT DISPLAY
Language English
Vehicle speed limit DEACTIVATED
Easy Entry Steering column and seat
Seat positioning DO NOT STORE
Heater booster OFF
Search type Frequency search
Trailer loss warning NOT ACTIVE
Time format 12 h format
Tire pressure unit psi
Locator lighting ON
Off-delay time of interior lighting 10 s
Automatic headlamp on 45 s
Driving light circuit MANUAL
Function 'Mirror park position' ON
Unit of digital vehicle speed display mph
Temperature unit °F
Interior protection when soft top open Do not acitvate
Automatic door locking ACTIVE
Vehicle speed display in status line DO NOT DISPLAY
Language English
Vehicle speed limit DEACTIVATED
Easy Entry Steering column and seat
Coding Current status

Seat positioning DO NOT STORE


Heater booster OFF
Search type Frequency search
Trailer loss warning NOT ACTIVE
Time format 12 h format
Tire pressure unit psi
Locator lighting ON
Off-delay time of interior lighting 10 s
Automatic headlamp on 45 s
Driving light circuit MANUAL
Function 'Mirror park position' ON
Unit of digital vehicle speed display mph
Temperature unit °F
Interior protection when soft top open Do not acitvate
Automatic door locking ACTIVE
Vehicle speed display in status line DO NOT DISPLAY
Language English
Vehicle speed limit DEACTIVATED
Easy Entry Steering column and seat
Seat positioning DO NOT STORE
Heater booster OFF
Search type Frequency search
Trailer loss warning NOT ACTIVE
Time format 12 h format
Tire pressure unit psi
Locator lighting ON