Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Daytime running lamps - Light switch - Exterior lighting - Lights and windshield wipers - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Daytime running lamps

Daytime running lamps in Canada

The "daytime running lamps" function is required by law in Canada. It cannot therefore be deactivated.

Turn the light switch to .

With the engine running: depending on the ambient light, the daytime running lamps or the low-beam headlamps are switched on.

When the low-beam headlamps are activated, the the indicator lamp on the light switch and the in indicator lamp in the instrument cluster light up.

When the engine is running and the vehicle is stationary or if the parking brake is applied: if you move the selector lever from a drive position to P, the daytime running lamps/ low-beam headlamps go out after three minutes.

When the engine is running, the vehicle is stationary and in high ambient light brightness: if you turn the light switch to the, the daytime running lamps and the parking lamps are switched on.

Daytime running lamps in the USA

In the USA, the daytime running lamps are deactivated upon delivery from the factory.

To activate the daytime running lamps: activate the daytime running lamps function in the on-board computer.

Turn the light switch to .

With the engine running: depending on the ambient light, the daytime running lamps or the low-beam headlamps are switched on.

When the low-beam headlamps are activated, the the indicator lamp on the light switch and the in indicator lamp in the instrument cluster light up.

If the engine is running and you turn the light switch to , the manual settings or take precedence over the daytime running, the manual settings take precedence over the daytime running lamps.

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