Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Off-road ABS - ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) - Driving safety systems - Safety - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Off-road ABS

An ABS mode specifically suited to off-road terrain is activated automatically if the offroad drive program is activated or the LOW RANGE off-road gear is selected.

At speeds below 18 mph(30 km/h), the front wheels lock periodically when braking. The digging-in effect achieved in the process reduces the stopping distance on off-road terrain. This limits steering capability.

    Braking
    If ABS intervenes when braking, you will feel a pulsing in the brake pedal. ► If ABS intervenes: continue to depress the brake pedal with force until the braking situation is over. ► ...

    BAS (Brake Assist System)
    Observe the "Important safety notes" section. BAS operates in emergency braking situations. If you depress the brake pedal quickly, BAS automatically boosts the braking force, thus s ...

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    Air bags
    1. Passenger front air bag. 2. Main curtain air bag. 3. Side air bags. 4. Driver’s front air bag. Note: The general location of air bags fitted to the vehicle are marked by the word AIR BAG. ...

    Heated seats (if so equipped)
    WARNING Do not use or allow occupants to use the seat heater if you or the occupants cannot monitor elevated seat temperatures or have an inability to feel pain in body parts that contact t ...

    Vehicle operation outside the USAand Canada
    If you plan to operate your vehicle in foreign countries, please be aware that: • service facilities or replacement parts may not be readily available. • unleaded fuel for vehicles with a ca ...