I have a new CLK with the bluetooth module installed for hands free phone.
I am not a fan of using phones while driving but I get alot of emergency
In every other bluetooth equipped car I have used (BMW, variety of GM cars)
once the phone is registered whenever you get back in the car the car and
phone link automatically and receive incoming calls. Totally reliable,
bulletproof, works with any brand of bluetooth equipped phone.
Not so for Mercedes: sometimes it works as it should. Unfortunately much of
the time unless I activate the system manually incoming calls will not
automatically activate the bluetooth system in the car.
Seeing how technologically backward Mercedes is about how Bluetooth is even
installed in their cars I wonder if others have the same experience. If I
had not seen how far behind Mercedes is about bluetooth technology I would
not have believed it.
Otherwise love the car.
I've got one in my e class S211 Facelift and it works fine.
There are compatibility lists available at Mercedes Benz.
On thing is important: your phone should have SAP (Sim Access Protocol),
but not every phone, having SAP works together with the Bluetooth phone of
Mercedes. Check the compatibility list!
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