Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Notes for 4MATIC vehicles - Towing and tow-starting - Breakdown assistance - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Notes for 4MATIC vehicles

with either the front or the rear axle raised, Vehicles with 4MATIC must not be towed with either the front or the rear axle raised, as doing so will damage the transmission.

If the vehicle has transmission damage or damage to the front or rear axle, have it transported on a transporter or trailer.

In the event of damage to the electrical system

If the battery is defective, the automatic transmission will be locked in position P. To shift the automatic transmission to position N, you must provide power to the vehicle's electrical system in the same way as when jump-starting.

Have the vehicle transported on a transporter or trailer.

    Transporting the vehicle
    The towing eyes or trailer tow hitch can be used to pull the vehicle onto a trailer or transporter if you wish to transport it. ► Turn the SmartKey to position 2 in the ignition lock. ...

    Recovering a vehicle that has becomestuck
    Pull away smoothly, slowly, and in a straight line when pulling out a vehicle that has become stuck. Excessive tractive power could damage the vehicles. If the drive wheels have become stuck i ...

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    Wiper Blade Replacement
    Windshield wiper blades should be inspected for wear or cracking. See Maintenance Schedule  for more information. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways. ...

    Convenience
    Activating/deactivating the EASYENTRY/ EXIT feature You can use the Easy-entry Function to activate or deactivate the EASY-ENTRY/EXIT feature. WARNING   You must make sure no one can b ...

    Adjusting the angle of the head restraints
    WARNING   Vehicles with Rear Seat Entertainment System: When adjusting the head restraint, make sure your fingers do not become caught between the head restraint cushion and the monitor ...