Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Winter driving - Driving tips - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Winter driving

Important safety notes

WARNING If the vehicle becomes trapped in snow, 
If the vehicle becomes trapped in snow, ensure that snow is kept away from the exhaust pipe and from around the vehicle as long as the engine is running. Otherwise, poisonous carbon monoxide (CO) may enter the vehicle, resulting in loss of consciousness and even death.
To assure sufficient fresh air ventilation, open a window slightly on the side of the vehicle not facing the wind.

At the onset of winter, have your vehicle winterproofed at a qualified specialist workshop, e.g. at an authorized Mercedes- Benz Center.

cover the radiator, e.g. with a protective Vehicles with a diesel engine: do not cover the radiator, e.g. with a protective cover. The measuring function of the Onboard Diagnosis System may otherwise provide inaccurate values. Some of these values are required by law and must therefore always be accurate.

Driving on wet roads
Hydroplaning If water has accumulated to a certain depth on the road surface, there is a danger of hydroplaning occurring, even if: • you drive at low speeds. • the tires have adequate trea ...

Winter tires
At temperatures below 45 °F(+7 °C), use winter tires or all-season tires. Both types of tire are identified by the M+S marking. Only winter tires bearing the snowflake symbol in addition to ...

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Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
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Entry/exit function
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Roller sunblind, rear panorama roof
The rear panorama roof roller sunblind protects the vehicle occupants in the third row of seats from direct sunlight. You can open/close the roller sunblind by hand. Always guide the roller ...