Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Deactivating DISTRONIC - DISTRONIC - Driving systems - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Deactivating DISTRONIC

There are several ways to deactivate

There are several ways to deactivate DISTRONIC:

Briefly press the cruise control lever forwards 1.
or
Brake.

you switch off the engine. The last speed stored remains stored until you switch off the engine.

depress the accelerator pedal. If you DISTRONIC is not deactivated if you depress the accelerator pedal. If you accelerate to overtake, DISTRONIC adjusts the vehicle's speed to the last speed stored after you have finished overtaking.

DISTRONIC is automatically deactivated if:

you apply the parking brake.
you are driving slower than 20 mph (25 km/h) and there is no vehicle in front, or if the vehicle in front is no longer detected.
ESP® intervenes or you deactivate ESP®.
you shift the transmission to P, R or N.

If DISTRONIC is deactivated, you will hear a warning tone. You will see the DISTRONIC Off message in the multifunction display for approximately five seconds.

    DISTRONIC displays in themultifunction display
    ► Press the button to select the DISTRONIC menu. Display when DISTRONIC is deactivated When DISTRONIC is deactivated, you will see the following in the multifunction display: 1 Vehicle ...

    Tips for driving with DISTRONIC
    The following contains descriptions of certain road and traffic conditions in which you must be particularly attentive. In such situations, brake if necessary. DISTRONIC is then deactivated. WARN ...

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