Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: EBD (electronic brake forcedistribution) - Driving safety systems - Safety - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: EBD (electronic brake forcedistribution)

section. Observe the "Important safety notes" section.

EBD monitors and controls the brake pressure on the rear wheels to improve driving stability while braking.

WARNING If EBD has malfunctioned, the braking system 
If EBD has malfunctioned, the braking system remains available with full brake boosting effect. However, the rear wheels can still lock, e.g. under full braking. This could cause you to lose control of your vehicle and cause an accident. You should therefore adapt your driving style to the different handling characteristics.

Observe the notes on warning and indicator lamps as well as display messages.

    ESP® trailer stabilization
    If your vehicle with trailer (vehicle/trailer combination) begins to lurch, you can only stabilize the vehicle/trailer combination by depressing the brake firmly. In this situation, ESP® assist ...

    Distance warning function (vehicleswith DISTRONIC)
    This function provides a warning from a speed of approximately 20 mph(30 km/h), if: • for a period of several seconds, the distance to the vehicle in front is too short for the speed at which yo ...

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    Heated and Ventilated Seats
    The buttons are on the climate control panel. : Press to cool the entire seat. : Press to heat the seatback only. : Press to heat the seat and seatback. Press the desired button once for the ...

    Connecting a USB Storage Device or iPod®
    To connect a USB storage device, connect the device to the USB port located in the instrument panel storage area. See Instrument Panel Storage  for more information. The USB port can be used ...