Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: View through the camera - Rear view camera - Driving systems - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: View through the camera

The area behind the vehicle is displayed as a mirror image, as in the rear-view mirror.

WARNING The rear view camera is only an aid and may 
The rear view camera is only an aid and may display obstacles
from a distorted perspective
may not display obstacles at all
The rear view camera does not relieve you of the responsibility to be cautious. Take care and pay careful attention. The rear view camera may not show objects which are
very close to the rear bumper
under the rear bumper
above the tailgate handle
You are responsible for safety at all times and must continue to pay attention to the immediate surroundings when parking and maneuvering. This includes the area behind, in front of, and beside the vehicle. Otherwise you could endanger yourself and/or others.

WARNING The rear view camera will not function or will 
The rear view camera will not function or will not fully function if:
the tailgate is open
it is raining or snowing strongly or if it is foggy
it is night or if you are parking/ maneuvering your vehicle in a very dark area
a very bright white light is affecting the camera
the immediate vicinity is illuminated with fluorescent light (the display can flicker)
temperature changes abruptly, for example if you drive out of the cold into a heated garage (condensation on the lens)
the camera lens is dirty or covered
the rear of your vehicle is damaged
In this case, have the position and the setting of the camera checked at a specialist workshop. Mercedes-Benz recommends that you consult a Mercedes-Benz Center for this purpose.

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    Activating the rear view camera
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