Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Adjusting the head restraints - Seats - Seats, steering wheel and mirrors - Mercedes-Benz E-Class Owners ManualMercedes-Benz E-Class: Adjusting the head restraints

Adjusting the angle of the head restraints

Example: Sedan

Example: Sedan

•► Push or pull the lower edge of the head restraint in the direction of the arrow.

•►  To adjust the head restraint height: slide the switch for head restraint adjustment up or down in the direction of the arrow.

Adjusting luxury head restraints

WARNING
When folding back the side cushions, never reach between the side cushion and the mounting post. You could otherwise be trapped.

•► To adjust the side bolsters of the head

•► To adjust the side bolsters of the head restraint: push or pull right and/or lefthand side bolster 1 into the desired position.

•► To adjust the angle of the head restraint: push or pull the head restraint in the direction of arrow 2.

Rear seat head restraints

WARNING
For safety reasons, always drive with the rear head restraints in the upright position when the rear seats are occupied.

Keep the area around head restraints clear of articles (e.g. clothing) to not obstruct the folding operation of the head restraints.

WARNING
For your protection, drive only with properly positioned head restraints.

Adjust the head restraint in such a way that it is as close to the head as possible and the center of the head restraint supports the back of the head at eye level. This will reduce the potential for injury to the head and neck in the event of an accident or similar situation.

With a rear seat occupied, make sure to move the respective head restraint up from the lowest non-use position and have the occupant adjust the head restraint properly.

Do not drive the vehicle without the seat head restraints installed when the rear seats are occupied. Head restraints are intended to help reduce injuries during an accident. G WARNING
Make sure the rear seat head restraints engage when placing them upright manually.

Otherwise their protective function cannot be ensured.

The back of the head will not be supported in the event of a collision. That could cause serious or even fatal injuries. Rear seat occupants can be seriously injured or killed.

Lowering the rear seat head restraints from the front

•► Make sure that the SmartKey is in position

•► Make sure that the SmartKey is in position 2 in the ignition lock.

•► Press button 1.

Adjusting the rear seat head restraint height

Example: Sedan

Example: Sedan

•► To raise: pull the head restraint up to the desired position.

•► To lower: press release catch : and push the head restraint down until it is in the desired position.

If you pull the head restraint forward slightly, the effort required to adjust it is reduced.

Removing and installing rear head restraints7

WARNING
Occupants should only travel sitting on seats which have the head restraints installed. In the event of an accident, this reduces the risk of injury for passengers seated in the rear compartment.

Example: Sedan

Example: Sedan

•► Release the rear seat backrest and fold it slightly forwards

•► To remove: pull the head restraint up to the stop.

•► Press release catch 1 and pull the head restraint out of the guides.

•► To re-install: insert the head restraint so 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 back the rear seat backrest until it engages.

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