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

Display messages

engine, the red seat After starting the engine, the red seat belt warning lamp lights up for six seconds.

Possible causes/consequences and Solutions

The seat belt warning lamp reminds the driver and front passenger to fasten their seat belts.
Fasten your seat belt.

Display messages

engine, the red seat After starting the engine, the red seat belt warning lamp lights up. In addition, a warning tone sounds for up to six seconds.

Possible causes/consequences and Solutions

Risk of injury

The driver's seat belt is not fastened.
Fasten your seat belt.
The warning tone ceases.

Display messages

warning lamp lights up The red seat belt warning lamp lights up after the engine starts, as soon as the driver's or the front-passenger door is closed.

Possible causes/consequences and Solutions

Risk of injury

The driver or front passenger has not fastened their seat belt.
Fasten your seat belt.
The warning lamp goes out.

Risk of injury

There are objects on the front-passenger seat.
Remove the objects from the front-passenger seat and stow them in a secure place.
The warning lamp goes out.

Display messages

warning lamp flashes The red seat belt warning lamp flashes and an intermittent audible warning sounds.

Possible causes/consequences and Solutions

Risk of injury

The driver or front passenger has not fastened their seat belt. In addition, you are driving faster than 15 mph (25 km/h) or you have briefly driven faster than 15 mph (25 km/h).
Fasten your seat belt.
The warning lamp goes out and the intermittent warning tone ceases.

Risk of injury

There are objects on the front-passenger seat. In addition, you are driving faster than 15 mph (25 km/h) or you have briefly driven faster than 15 mph (25 km/h).
Remove the objects from the front-passenger seat and stow them in a secure place.
The warning lamp goes out and the intermittent warning tone ceases.

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