Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Warning displays - PARKTRONIC - Driving systems - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: 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 for the rear area is in the roof lamp in the rear compartment.

Warning display for the front area

Warning display for the front area

1 Segments on the left-hand side of the vehicle
2 Segments on the right-hand side of the vehicle
3 Segments showing operational readiness

The warning display for each side of the vehicle is divided into five yellow and two red segments. PARKTRONIC is operational if yellow segments showing operational readiness 3 light up.

The selected transmission position determines which warning display is active when the engine is running.

One or more segments light up as the vehicle

One or more segments light up as the vehicle approaches an obstacle, depending on the vehicle's distance from the obstacle.

From the:

sixth segment onwards, you will hear an intermittent warning tone for approximately two seconds.
seventh segment onwards, you will hear a warning tone for approximately two seconds. This indicates that you have now reached the minimum distance.

    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 To ...

    Deactivating/activating PARKTRONIC
    Vehicles without the Enhanced Off-Road Pro Engineering Package 1 To deactivate/activate PARKTRONIC 2 Indicator lamp Vehicles with the Enhanced Off-Road Pro Engineering Package 1 To deactivat ...

    See also:

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    Weight of the Trailer
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    Making adjustments in 5 mph (Canada:10 km/h) increments
    ► Briefly press the cruise control lever beyond the pressure point, up 1 for a higher speed or down 2 for a lower speed. The last speed stored is increased or reduced. ...