Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: General notes - LOW RANGE off-road gear - Off-road driving systems - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: General notes

The LOW RANGE off-road gear assists you in driving off-road and when fording. When LOW RANGE is engaged, the engine’s performance characteristics and the gearshifting characteristics of the automatic transmission are adapted for this purpose. ABS, ESP® and 4 ETS programs especially adapted to offroad driving are also activated.

Information on "Off-road driving"; see. You will find information about driving safety systems in conjunction with LOW RANGE in the "Safety" section.

    Shift ranges
    WARNING   Always wait until the procedure of shifting from HIGH RANGE to LOW RANGE – and from LOW RANGE to HIGH RANGE – has been entirely completed. During this procedure do not tu ...

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    Deactivating/activating ESP®
    Observe the "Important safety notes" section. WARNING   ESP® should not be deactivated during normal driving other than in the circumstances described below. Disabling the ...

    Playing a CD (In Either the DVD or CD Slot)
    Insert a CD partway into the slot, label side up. The player pulls it in and the CD should begin playing. (Loading a disc into the system, depending on media type and format, ranges from five to 2 ...

    Driving on sand
    WARNING   Do not reduce the tire inflation pressure before driving through sand. However, if you do so, remember to correct the tire inflation pressure before continuing your trip. Drivi ...