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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    Scheduling Service Appointments (U.S. and Canada)
    When the vehicle requires warranty service, contact your dealer and request an appointment. By scheduling a service appointment and advising the service consultant of your transportation needs, yo ...

    Winter Driving
    Driving on Snow or Ice Drive carefully when there is snow or ice between the tires and the road, creating less traction or grip. Wet ice can occur at about 0°C (32°F) when freezing rain begins ...

    Odometer
    The vehicle's odometer works together with the Driver Information Center (DIC). The Trip odometer can be set. See “Trip Odometer” under Driver Information Center (DIC)   for more i ...