Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Driving systems - Warning and indicator lamps in the instrument cluster - On-board computer and displays - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Driving systems

Display messages

warning lamp lights up The red distance warning lamp lights up while the vehicle is in motion. A warning tone also sounds.

Possible causes/consequences and Solutions

Risk of accident

The warning is issued if you approach a stationary vehicle or a vehicle driving ahead of you at too high a speed.
Be prepared to brake immediately.
Pay careful attention to the traffic situation. You may have to brake or take evasive action.
More information about DISTRONIC and the distance warning signal.

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