Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Off-road ABS - ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) - Driving safety systems - Safety - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Off-road ABS

An ABS mode specifically suited to off-road terrain is activated automatically if the offroad drive program is activated or the LOW RANGE off-road gear is selected.

At speeds below 18 mph(30 km/h), the front wheels lock periodically when braking. The digging-in effect achieved in the process reduces the stopping distance on off-road terrain. This limits steering capability.

    Braking
    If ABS intervenes when braking, you will feel a pulsing in the brake pedal. ► If ABS intervenes: continue to depress the brake pedal with force until the braking situation is over. ► ...

    BAS (Brake Assist System)
    Observe the "Important safety notes" section. BAS operates in emergency braking situations. If you depress the brake pedal quickly, BAS automatically boosts the braking force, thus s ...

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