Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Range of the sensors - PARKTRONIC - Driving systems - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Range of the sensors

General notes

The sensors must be free of dirt, ice and slush; otherwise they may not function correctly. Clean the sensors regularly, taking care not to scratch or damage them.

Side view

Side view

Top view

Top view

Front sensors

Rear sensors

Rear sensors

When parking, pay particular attention to

objects above or below the sensors, such When parking, pay particular attention to objects above or below the sensors, such as flower pots or trailer drawbars.

PARKTRONIC does not detect such objects when they are in the immediate vicinity of the vehicle. You could damage the vehicle or the objects.

The sensors may not detect snow and other objects that absorb ultrasonic waves.

Ultrasonic sources such as an automatic car wash, the compressed-air brakes on a truck or a pneumatic drill could cause PARKTRONIC to malfunction.

PARKTRONIC may not function correctly on uneven terrain.

Minimum distance

If there is an obstacle within this range, the

If there is an obstacle within this range, the relevant warning displays light up and a warning tone sounds. If the distance falls below the minimum, the distance may no longer be shown.

    Important safety notes
    WARNING   The PARKTRONIC is a supplemental system. It is not intended to, nor does it replace, the need for extreme care. The responsibility during parking and other critical maneuvers ...

    Warning displays
    The warning displays show the distance between the sensors and the obstacle. The warning display for the front area is located on the dashboard above the center air vents. The warning display fo ...

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    Door control panel
    1 Opens the door 2 Unlocks/locks the vehicle 3 Adjusts the exterior mirrors 4 Selects the exterior mirror, electrically folds the exterior mirrors in/out 5 Opens/closes the side window ...