Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Engine oil - Driving tips - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Engine oil

Vehicles with a diesel particle filter:

If the vehicle is mostly driven for short distances, it is possible that malfunctions may occur during the automatic cleaning of the diesel particle filter. This can lead to engine damage. Therefore, if you frequently drive short distances, make sure to drive on highways or inter-urban roads for 20 minutes at least every 310 miles (500 km).

    General driving tips
    Important safety notes WARNING   Always remember that you must concentrate primarily on driving the vehicle. The driver's concentration must always be directed primarily at road traffic ...

    Brakes
    Important safety notes WARNING   On slippery road surfaces, never downshift in order to obtain braking action. This could result in drive wheel slip and reduced vehicle control. Your ve ...

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    Using the Radio to Control a USB Storage Device or iPod
    The radio can control a USB storage device or an iPod using the radio buttons and knobs and display song information on the radio’s display. (Tune): Turn to select files. SEEK: Press to go to ...

    Topping up the washer fluid
    The washer reservoir supplies the windshield, rear glass and headlamp washer jets. Check and top-up the reservoir level at least every week. Always top-up with windshield washer fluid to prevent f ...

    Ultrasonic Parking Assist
    If available, Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA) uses sensors on the rear bumper to detect objects while parking the vehicle. It operates at speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph). URPA uses audible ...