Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Front fog lamps and rear fog lamp - Light switch - Exterior lighting - Lights and windshield wipers - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Front fog lamps and rear fog lamp

Front fog lamps

Only vehicles with front fog lamps have the "fog lamps" function.

WARNING If you suspect that driving conditions will be 
If you suspect that driving conditions will be foggy, turn the light switch to
before you before you start your journey. Otherwise, your vehicle may not be visible and you could endanger yourself and others.

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.

To switch on the front fog lamps: turn the SmartKey in the ignition lock to position 2 or start the engine.

Turn the light switch to . If the or light switch is set to , you cannot. If the light switch is set to switch on the fog lamps., you cannot switch on the fog lamps.

Pull the light switch out to the first detent.

The green light indicator lamp on the light switch lights up.

To switch off the front fog lamps: press the light switch in as far as it will go.

The green light indicator lamp on the light switch goes out.

Rear fog lamp

To switch on (vehicles with front fog lamps): turn the SmartKey in the ignition lock to position 2 or start the engine.

Turn the light switch to . When or the light switch is set to , you. When the light switch is set to cannot, you cannot switch on the rear fog lamp.

Pull the light switch out to the second stop.

The yellow light indicator lamp on the light switch lights up.

To switch off the rear fog lamp: press the light switch in as far as it will go.

The yellow light indicator lamp on the light switch goes out.

To switch on (vehicles without front fog lamps): turn the SmartKey in the ignition lock to position 2 or start the engine.

Turn the light switch to light switch is set to , you cannot. When the light switch is set to switch on the rear fog lamp., you cannot switch on the rear fog lamp.

Turn the light switch to light switch is set to , you cannot. When the light switch is set to switch on the rear fog lamp., you cannot switch on the rear fog lamp.

Pull the light switch out to the stop.

The yellow light indicator lamp on the light switch lights up.

Pull the light switch out to the stop.

The yellow instrument cluster lights up. indicator lamp in the instrument cluster lights up.

To switch off the rear fog lamp: press the light switch in as far as it will go.

The yellow light indicator lamp on the light switch goes out.

To switch off the rear fog lamp: press the light switch in as far as it will go.

The yellow instrument cluster goes out. indicator lamp in the instrument cluster goes out.

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