Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Lights - Settings menu - Menus and submenus - On-board computer and displays - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Lights

Switching the daytime running lamps on/off

This function is not available in Canada.

If you have activated the Daytime Running Lights function and the light switch is in the lamps are automatically switched on when position, the daytime running lamps are automatically switched on when the engine is running.

In the dark, the following also light up:

the low-beam headlamps
the parking lamps
the tail lamps
the license plate lamp
the side marker lamps

On vehicles with daytime running lamps, the factory setting is On Switch off the engine.

Press to select the Settings menu. on the steering wheel to select the Settings menu.
Press the ► Press the button to select submenus.
Press the Lighting submenu. button to select the Lighting submenu.
Press Lamps. to select Daytime Running Lamps.
Press lamps to On or Off. to set daytime running lamps to On or Off.
Press the button to, select a different display. button to select a different display.

Switching the surround lighting on or off

If you activate the surround lighting function and the light switch is set to the, the following will light up if it is dark and you unlock the vehicle using the SmartKey:

the parking lamps
the license plate lamp
the tail lamps
the fog lamps
the low-beam headlamps
the side marker lamps
the surround lighting in the exterior mirror

The surround lighting switches off automatically after 40 seconds or when the driver's door is opened.

Press to select the Settings menu. on the steering wheel to select the Settings menu.
Press the ► Press the button to select submenus.
Press the Lighting submenu.  button to select the Lighting submenu.
Press function. to select Surround lighting function.
Press Surround lighting function on or off. to switch the Surround lighting function on or off.
When leaving the vehicle, turn the light switch to position .

The surround lighting is activated.

Press the button to, select a different display. button to select a different display.

Setting the brightness of the ambient lighting

Press the steering wheel to select the Settings button on the steering wheel to select the Settings menu.
Press the ► Press the button to select submenus.
Press the Lighting submenu. button to select the Lighting submenu.
Press the light. button to select Ambient light.
Press the brightness to any level from Level 0 (off) button to adjust the brightness to any level from Level 0 (off) to Level 5 (bright).
Press the button to, select a different display. button to select a different display.

Activating/deactivating the exterior lighting delayed switch-off

If the Headlamp deactivation function is activated and the light switch is in the continues to position, the exterior lighting continues to light for 15 seconds after the doors have been closed when it is dark.

If the engine is switched off and then none of the doors are opened, or if an open door is not closed, the exterior lighting goes out after 60 seconds.

If you have activated the delayed switch-off function, the light switch is set to you switch off the engine, the following and you switch off the engine, the following remain lit:

the parking lamps
the license plate lamp
the tail lamps
the fog lamps
the low-beam headlamps
the side marker lamp

Press to select the Settings menu. on the steering wheel to select the Settings menu.
Press the ► Press the button to select submenus.
Press the Lighting submenu. button to select the Lighting submenu.
Press the delayed shut-off. button to select Headlamp delayed shut-off.
Press the or deactivate the Headlamp delayed button to activate or deactivate the Headlamp delayed shut-off function.

Before switching off the engine, turn the light switch to position .

The exterior lighting delayed switch-off is activated.

Press the button to, select a different display. button to select a different display.

Deactivating the delayed switch-off temporarily:

Before leaving the vehicle, turn the SmartKey to position 0 in the ignition lock.
Turn the SmartKey to position 2 in the ignition lock and back to position 0.

The delayed switch-off is deactivated.

Delayed switch-off is reactivated the next time you start the engine.

Activating/deactivating the interior lighting delayed switch-off

If the Interior lighting Delayed Shutoff function is activated and you remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock, the interior lighting remains on for 10 seconds.

Press the steering wheel to select the Settings button on the steering wheel to select the Settings menu.
Press the ► Press the button to select submenus.
Press the Lighting submenu. button to select the Lighting submenu.
Press the Lighting Delayed Shut-off. button to select Interior Lighting Delayed Shut-off.
Press the or deactivate the Interior Lighting button to activate or deactivate the Interior Lighting Delay function.
Press the button to, select a different display. button to select a different display.

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