Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Automatic headlamp mode - Light switch - Exterior lighting - Lights and windshield wipers - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Automatic headlamp mode

To switch on automatic headlamp mode: turn the light switch to .

SmartKey in position 1 in the ignition lock:

the parking lamps are switched on or off automatically depending on the brightness of the ambient light.

With the engine running: depending on the brightness of the ambient light, the daytime running lamps10 or the low-beam headlamps are switched on or off automatically.

When the low-beam headlamps are switched on, the the indicator lamp in the instrument cluster lights up.

WARNING If the light switch is set to , 
If the light switch is set to
the low-beam, the low-beam headlamps will not come on automatically if it is foggy. This could endanger you and others. Therefore, turn the light switch to The automatic headlamp feature is only an in fog.
The automatic headlamp feature is only an aid. The driver is responsible for the vehicle's lighting at all times.

WARNING In low ambient lighting or foggy conditions, 
In low ambient lighting or foggy conditions, only switch from position
with to the vehicle at a standstill in a safe location. with the vehicle at a standstill in a safe location.
Switching from
will briefly to switch off the headlamps. Doing so while will briefly switch off the headlamps. Doing so while driving in low ambient lighting conditions may result in an accident.

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