Mercedes S-Class W-140

1991-1999 of release

Repair and car operation



Mercedes S-Class
+ Mercedes-Benz Cars of a class S (W-140)
- Operation manual
   Specifications
   + Access, protection
   - Elements of systems of safety
      Instructions for use means of passive safety of the driver and passengers
      Adjustment of seats
      Adjustment of provision of a steering wheel
      System of additional safety (SRS)
      Danger of poisoning with carbon monooxide (WITH)
   + car Equipment, arrangement of devices and governing bodies
   + Comfort
   + Receptions of operation and auxiliary systems
+ Routine maintenance
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ engine Electric equipment
+ gear shifting Box
+ Avtomaticheckaya transmission
+ Coupling
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment



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Elements of systems of safety

General information

All cars considered in the real Management are equipped with a complex of the means intended for protection of the driver and passengers in case of a road accident. The seats equipped with head restraints, seat belts (passive elements), and also emergency automatic natyazhitel of belts, face-to-face and lateral safety cushions of the driver and the forward passenger (active elements) here enter, and at the corresponding complete set - head pillows (curtains) of safety.

Some components of systems of safety, being an integral part of a design of the car, do not demand additional attention from the owner of a vehicle. The strong steel frame forming a design of a cabin in which the salon, the forward and back zones of deformation absorbing energy of blow at collision, and also devices of an automatic tension of seat belts (an additional complete set), carrying out automatic sample of a weak point of tapes of belts in case of blow is located belongs to their number.

Passive elements of safety

Seat belts

For safety of the driver and passengers all seats of the car are equipped with seat belts.

In the dashboard of some models the special control lamp reminding to the driver and passengers about need to be fastened by seat belts (is built in see. Section Combination of devices, measuring instruments and control lamps and light indicators).

Provision of seats and their backs

The design of seats of the car guarantees the maximum comfort to the person sitting in them, at the same time providing conditions of the most effective implementation of the functions with belts and safety cushions. Soft stuffing of pillows and backs provides additional protection sitting in emergencies.

The choice of provision of a seat also influences safety of the person sitting in it. For example, at excessive approach of a seat to the helmsman of the wheel/dashboard the risk of a travmirovaniye sitting at safety cushion operation, and also risk of ejection through a windscreen increases at a head-on collision.

The increase in an inclination of a back of a seat will worsen body fixing by a seat belt, - the more the back is rejected back, the probability of a proskalzyvaniye of a body of a belt sitting under zone section is higher at strong front blow, and the can be traumatized more hard.

Fix the provision of a forward seat in the most remote (convenient for implementation of management by a vehicle) from the helmsman of the wheel/dashboard situation, a back bring into vertical situation.

Head restraints

Head restraints prevent a travmirovaniye of cervical department of a backbone and the head at blow behind. The head restraint should be adjusted on height so that its top cut was flush with the upper edge of an ear sitting (see. Instruction for use section means of passive safety of the driver and passengers).

Active elements of safety

SRS system elements belong to number of active elements of safety (see. Section System of additional safety (SRS)).