2007 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Owner's Manual

2007 Mercedes-Benz GL Class owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
GL Class
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
15.38 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
4
Introduction
10
Product information
10
Operator’s Manual
11
Emission control:System warranties
11
California retail buyers and lessees, Important notice for
12
Maintenance
13
Roadside Assistance
13
Change of address or ownership
14
Operating your vehicle outside the USA or Canada
14
Where to find it
16
Symbols
17
Operating safety
18
Vehicle:Modifications and alterations, Operating safety
18
Problems:With the vehicle
19
Safety:Reporting safety defects
20
Reporting safety defects
20
Vehicle data recording
21
Information regarding electronic recording devices
21
At a glance
22
Cockpit
25
Instrument cluster
27
Instrument cluster
29
Multifunction steering wheel
31
Center console:Upper part (Vehicles without enhanced off-road package*)
32
Lamps, indicator and warning:Center console
32
Center console:Upper part (Vehicles with enhanced off-road package*)
33
Center console:Lower part
34
Overhead control panel
35
Door control panel
36
Storage compartments
37
Getting started
40
Door:Locking/unlocking, SmartKey
41
Key, SmartKey:Locking/unlocking
41
Key, SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*:Locking/unlocking
42
Starter switch positions
42
Adjusting
46
Seats:Adjusting
46
Steering wheel
50
Mirrors:Adjusting
53
Driving
55
Seat belts:Fastening
55
Automatic transmission:Starting the engine
58
Parking brake
61
Driving off
62
Switching on headlamps
63
Turn signals
64
Windshield wipers
64
Windshield wipers:Rear window wiper/washer
66
Problems:While driving
67
Parking:On hills
69
Parking brake
69
Turning off the engine
70
Door:Locking/unlocking, SmartKey
72
Safety and Security
74
Occupant safety
75
Air bags
77
Air bags:Occupant Classification System* (OCS)
82
BabySmart<V_Superscript>TM<Default Para Font>:Air bag deactivation system
88
Seat belts
89
Active head restraint
93
Head restraints:Rear seats
94
Children in the vehicle
94
Rear door windows:Blocking operation
101
Panic alarm
103
Activating
103
Deactivating
103
Driving:Safety systems
104
Driving safety systems:ABS
104
Driving safety systems:BAS
106
Driving safety systems:ESP®
106
Driving safety systems:EBP
110
Driving safety systems:4-ETS
110
Immobilizer
112
Immobilizer
112
Anti-theft systems:Anti-theft alarm system
112
Controls in detail
114
Vehicle:Locking/unlocking
115
Remote control:SmartKey
115
SmartKey see Key, SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO* <$nopage>
118
Batteries, SmartKey:Checking battery condition
123
Loss of keys, SmartKey with KEYLESS-GO*
123
Door:Opening from inside/outside
123
Tailgate/Power tailgate*
124
Central locking:Automatic
131
Central locking:Switch
131
Seats
133
Easy-entry/exit feature:For third-row seats
133
Head restraints:Active head restraint
136
Head restraints
136
Lumbar support
140
Backrest:Seat, Multicontour*
141
Seats:Heating*
141
Seats:Ventilation*
143
Memory function* see Seats <$nopage>
144
Storing positions into memory
145
Positions (Memory function*) see Seats <$nopage>
145
Lighting, Exterior and interior
146
Lamps, exterior:Switch
146
Combination switch
150
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps*
151
Emergency, In case of:Hazard warning flasher
152
Interior lighting
152
Door:Entry lamps
155
Instrument cluster
156
Instrument cluster:Illumination brightness
156
Odometer
157
Tachometer
157
Outside temperature see Displays <$nopage>
157
Control system
158
Control system:Multifunction display
158
Control system:Multifunction steering wheel
159
Menus see Control system menus <$nopage>
161
Control system menus:Standard display
165
Audio menu
167
Navigation system*:See separate COMAND System operating instructions <$nopage
169
Control system menus:Off-road
169
Control system menus:DISTRONIC*
170
Control system menus:Vehicle status message memory
170
Control system menus:Settings
171
Control system menus:Vehicle configuration
186
Trip computer
188
Telephone*:Operation
190
Gear range:Automatic transmission
193
Automatic transmission:Gear selector lever
193
Gear selector lever:Position indicator
196
Transmission positions
196
Driving:Tips
199
Gear range:Automatic transmission
201
Steering wheel gearshift control, Automatic transmission
202
Automatic transmission:Gear shifting malfunctions
203
Transfer case
204
LOW RANGE mode*
204
Differential locks*
207
A few words about differentials and differential locks
207
Differential locks*:Switching
208
Good visibility
211
Headlamp cleaning system*
211
Rear view mirrors see Mirrors <$nopage>
211
Parking position*:Exterior rear view mirrors
212
Sun visors
214
Panorama roof, Rear
215
Defrosting, Rear
216
Climate control
217
Climate control: Deactivating system
221
Operating the climate control system in automatic mode
221
Temperature:Interior temperature
222
Air distribution, Front
222
Climate control:Air volume
223
Climate control: Air vents*, second-row seats
223
Defogging windshield
224
Air recirculation mode
225
Air conditioning, Cooling
227
Climate control: Residual engine heat (REST)
228
Climate control:Control panel*, Rear
229
Automatic climate control (3-zone)*
231
Automatic climate control (3-zone)*:Deactivating system
235
Operating the automatic climate \x05control system in automatic mode
236
Setting the temperature
236
Air distribution, Front
237
Air volume
238
Defrosting, Front
238
Automatic climate control (3-zone)*:Maximum cooling, MAXCOOL
240
Air recirculation mode
240
Air conditioning, Cooling
242
Automatic climate control (3-zone)*:Using driver-side settings for all temperature zones
243
Residual heat and ventilation
243
Rear automatic climate control
244
Power windows
249
Power windows:Door windows
249
Power windows:Synchronizing, Door windows
252
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*:Summer opening feature
252
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*:Stopping
253
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*
254
Tilt/sliding sunroof* see Power tilt/sliding sunroof* <$nopage>
254
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*:Synchronizing
256
Driving:Systems
258
Cruise control
258
Driving systems:Distronic*
263
Distronic*:Distance warning function*
275
Downhill Speed Regulation (DSR)
276
Off-road driving program (Vehicles without enhanced off-road package*)
280
Air suspension package
281
Air suspension package:Adaptive Damping System (ADS)*
281
Air suspension package:Vehicle level control
282
Parktronic*
291
Rear view camera*
296
Loading
298
Loading see Vehicle loading <$nopage>
298
Vehicle loading:Loading instructions
304
Cargo tie-down rings
305
Hooks:Loading
307
Vehicle loading:Expanding cargo compartment
307
Cargo compartment cover blind
313
Cargo net*
314
Useful features
317
Storage compartments
317
Net, Parcel
321
Cup holders
322
Ashtrays*
323
Cigarette lighter*
325
Power outlets
326
Floormats*
327
Seat cover under third\x15row seats
328
Heated steering wheel*
329
Telephone*
330
Tele Aid
333
Garage door opener
340
Compass
346
Infrared reflecting windshield*
346
Operation
348
The first 1000 miles (1500 km)
349
Driving:Instructions
350
Driving
350
Drinking and driving
350
Pedals
350
Power assistance
351
Brakes
351
Driving off
353
Parking
353
Tires:Driving instructions
354
Driving:Hydroplaning
355
Tires:Traction
355
Tires:Speed rating
355
Winter driving instructions
356
Deep water see Standing water <$nopage>
357
Off-road driving:Driving instructions for off-road driving
358
Trailer:Towing
367
Passenger compartment
372
Driving:Abroad
373
Control and operation of radio transmitters
373
Catalytic converter (gasoline engine)
374
Oxidation catalyst (diesel engine)
374
Emission control
374
Coolant:Temperature
375
At the gas station
376
Fuel filler flap:Opening
376
Regular checks
378
Engine:Compartment
380
Hood
380
Fluids:Engine oil
382
Fluids:Automatic transmission fluid
383
Coolant
383
Windshield washer fluid:Refilling
385
Inflation pressure see Tires, Inflation pressures <$nopage>
386
Tires:Important guidelines
386
Tires:Care and maintenance
387
Direction of rotation (tires)
389
Tires:Loading the vehicle
389
Tires:Inflation pressure
395
Tires:Inflation pressure
397
Load identification
411
DOT
411
Maximum tire load
413
Maximum tire pressure
413
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
414
Tire ply material
416
Tires:Terminology
416
Rotating tires
419
Winter driving
421
Winter driving:Tires
421
Snow chains
422
Maintenance
423
Maintenance:Service indicator message
423
Maintenance:Calling up service indicator display
425
Maintenance:Resetting service indicator
425
Vehicle:Care
426
Practical hints
436
What to do if …
437
Instrument cluster:Lamps
437
Lamps, indicator and warning:Center console
449
Multifunction display messages
452
Where will I find ...?
496
Emergency, In case of:First aid kit
496
Vehicle tool kit
496
Spare wheel
500
Emergency operation:Locking/unlocking the vehicle
501
Door:Unlocking, Mechanical key
501
Emergency operation:Locking/unlocking the vehicle
502
Fuel:Fuel filler flap and cap
502
Emergency operation:Power tilt/sliding sunroof*, Manual operation
504
Power tilt/sliding sunroof*:Opening/closing in an emergency
504
Active head restraint
505
Batteries, SmartKey:Replacing
507
Halogen headlamp see Headlamps <$nopage>
509
Bulbs
509
Headlamps:Halogen
512
Backup lamps:Replacing bulbs
516
Headlamp aim:Adjusting
519
Windshield wipers:Replacing wiper blades
521
Front wiper blades
521
Rear wiper blade
522
Flat tire
524
Flat tire:Mounting the spare wheel
525
Battery, Vehicle
531
Battery, Vehicle:Disconnecting and connecting
533
Battery, Vehicle:Charging
538
Emergency, In case of:Battery, Jump starting
539
Emergency, In case of:Towing the vehicle
541
Towing eye bolt
543
Towing the vehicle
544
Fuses:Replacing
545
Fuses:Fuse box in engine compartment
546
Fuses:Fuse box in cargo compartment
546
Fuses:Fuse box in passenger compartment
547
Engine:Emergency engine shut-down
547
Technical data
548
Parts service
549
Warranty coverage
550
Loss of Service and Warranty Information Booklet
550
Identification labels see Labels <$nopage>
551
Engine:Belt layout (GL 320 CDI)
553
Engine:Belt layout
553
Engine:Technical data
554
Tires:Rims and tires
555
Wheels:Sizes
556
Electrical system, Technical data
558
Dimensions, Vehicle
559
Weights, Vehicle
560
Fuels, coolants, lubricants etc.
561
Capacities and recommended fuel/lubricants
561
Fluids:Engine oil
563
Engine oil:Additives
563
Air conditioning refrigerant
563
Brake fluid
563
Premium unleaded gasoline
564
Technical data:Fuel requirements
564
Technical data:Gasoline additives
565
Fluids:Engine coolant
566
Fluids:Windshield washer and headlamp cleaning system*
568
Index
570

FAQ about the 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Manual

What contains the 2007 GL Class manual?

The Mercedes-Benz GL Class owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Mercedes-Benz to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Mercedes-Benz GL Class. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Mercedes-Benz GL Class 2007 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz GL Class
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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