How to access the Engineering Menu in a Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W203).

The Engineering Menu will show you the Vehicle Voltage, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), Oil Level Check, ESP Dynamometer Test and more!

Step 1

Insert your keys into the ignition and turn to ‘Accessories’.

Step 2

Using the steering wheel controls, scroll through the cluster screen until you reach the odometer page.

Step 3

Ensuring you are on the odometer page, press the trip reset button three times.

Step 4

The vehicle voltage should now be displayed. This is the Engineering Menu!

Engineering Menu Page 1

  • Vehicle Voltage

Engineering Menu Page 2

  • Software Version
  • Oil Level

As highlighted in the image, the final line is your vehicle oil level. Please refer to the next step for details.

Engineering Menu Page 2

The oil level is currently displayed as ‘-.-‘

To show the actual level in litres, turn the ignition to ‘ON’. This is measuring the amount of oil in the sump. If you start the engine the number will decrease as oil flows throughout the engine.

Engineering Menu Page 3

  • ESP Dynamometer Test Mode On/Off

Engineering Menu Page 4

  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

5 comments on “Cluster Engineering Menu

  1. Michael says:

    After the actual level is shown, explain the processes there after. What action do I need to take with the ESP Dynamo meter test (w.term.15off and then VIN WD?

  2. MM says:

    Very helpful, I have the car for 4 years but never knew this mathed of checking oil level from the cluster menue, thanks very much for this helpful artical. Keep writing helpful tips like this to help others like me.

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