2009 Mercedes-Benz GL Owner's Manual

2009 Mercedes-Benz GL owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Model:
GL
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
17.44 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
22
Notes
22
Vehicle equipment
22
Service and warranty information
23
Important notice for California retail buyers and lessees of Mercedes-Benz automobiles
23
Maintenance
24
Roadside Assistance
24
Change of address or ownership
24
Operating your vehicle outside the USA or Canada
24
Proper use of the vehicle
26
Information regarding electronic recording devices
27
At a glance
30
Exterior view
30
Cockpit
32
Instrument cluster
34
Storage compartments
38
Upper part (Vehicles without enhanced off-road package)
42
Upper part (Vehicles with enhanced off-road package, Canada only)
43
Lower part
44
Overhead control panel
45
Door control panel
46
Safety and security
48
Introduction
48
SRS indicator lamp
49
Air bags
49
Occupant Classification System
55
BabySmart™ air bag deactivation system
59
Seat belts
61
Preventive occupant safety (PRE-SAFE®)
67
Active head restraints
68
Correct driver seat adjustment
68
Children in the vehicle
70
Introduction
77
ABS
78
BAS
79
EBP
79
Immobilizer
82
Anti-theft alarm system
83
Canceling the alarm
83
Controls in detail
86
Notes
86
SmartKey
86
KEYLESS-GO
87
Checking SmartKey batteries
90
Loss of the SmartKey
90
Opening the doors from the inside
90
Automatic central locking
91
Locking and unlocking from the inside
91
Tailgate
92
SmartKey
97
Safety notes
99
Seat adjustment
100
Easy-entry/exit feature for third-row seats
102
Lumbar support
105
Rear seats
105
Multicontour seat
108
Seat ventilation
109
Safety notes
110
Steering wheel adjustment, manual (USA only)
110
Steering wheel adjustment, electrical
111
Easy-entry/exit feature
111
Notes
113
Interior rear view mirror
113
Exterior rear view mirrors
113
Auto-dimming rear view mirrors
114
Notes
115
Storing positions into memory
116
Notes
116
Exterior lamp switch
117
Combination switch
119
Hazard warning flasher
120
Headlamp cleaning system
121
Corner-illuminating front fog lamps
121
Interior lighting in the front
122
Notes
124
Windshield wipers
124
Rear window wiper/washer
125
Opening and closing
126
Synchronizing door windows
128
Summer opening feature
129
Safety notes
130
Starting the engine
130
Driving off
133
Problems while driving
134
Parking
134
Introduction
137
Gear selector lever
137
Shifting procedure
139
Transmission positions
139
Driving tips
141
Gear ranges
141
One-touch gearshifting
142
A few words about differentials and differential locks
146
Switching differential locks
147
AUTO mode
147
Introduction
149
Activating the instrument cluster
149
Adjusting the instrument cluster illumination
149
Resetting trip odometer
150
Introduction
150
Multifunction steering wheel
150
Multifunction display
152
Menus and submenus
153
Standard display menu
154
Audio/DVD menu
155
Navigation menu
157
Off-road menu
157
Distronic menu
158
Vehicle status message memory menu
158
Settings menu
159
Vehicle configuration menu
166
Trip computer menu
167
Introduction
171
Cruise control
171
Distronic
174
Hill start assist system
183
Downhill Speed Regulation (DSR)
184
Off-road driving program (Vehicles without enhanced off-road package)
187
Air suspension program
187
Adaptive Damping System (ADS)
187
Vehicle level control
188
All-wheel drive
195
Parktronic system
195
Control panel
204
Notes on climate control
207
Deactivating the climate control system
207
Air conditioning
208
Automatic mode
208
Setting the temperature
209
Adjusting air distribution
209
Adjusting air volume
209
Front defroster
209
Air recirculation mode
210
Control panels
212
Notes on 3-zone automatic climate control
218
Deactivating the climate control system
219
Air conditioning
219
Automatic mode
220
Setting the temperature
221
Adjusting air distribution
222
Adjusting air volume
223
Front defroster
223
Air recirculation mode
224
Residual heat and ventilation
225
Using driver-side settings for all temperature zones
225
Opening and closing
226
Loading instructions
229
Carriers
230
Parcel nets
235
Cargo tie-down rings
236
Hooks
236
Expanding cargo volume
237
Cargo compartment cover blind
241
Cargo net
242
Cup holders
247
Sun visors
248
Rear panorama roof sunshade
249
Ashtrays
249
Cigarette lighter
250
Power outlets
251
Tele Aid
253
Garage door opener
258
Compass
262
Floormats
262
Seat cover under third-row seats
263
Operation
266
Vehicle equipment
266
Refueling
267
Hood
269
Engine oil
271
Transmission fluid level
272
Coolant level
273
Safety notes
274
Important guidelines
275
Tire care and maintenance
275
Direction of rotation
277
Loading the vehicle
277
Recommended tire inflation pressure
281
Checking tire inflation pressure
283
MOExtended system
288
Tire labeling
288
Load identification
291
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
292
Maximum tire load
293
Maximum tire inflation pressure
293
Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards
294
Tire ply material
295
Tire and loading terminology
295
General information
299
Winter tires
299
Snow chains
299
Drive sensibly – save fuel
301
Drinking and driving
301
Pedals
301
Power assistance
302
Brakes
302
Driving off
304
Hydroplaning
304
Standing water
304
Off-road driving
305
Trailer towing
312
Driving abroad
316
Control and operation of radio transmitter
316
Notes
317
Maintenance service indicator message
318
Calling up the maintenance service indicator display
319
Cleaning and care of the vehicle
320
Practical hints
328
First aid kit
328
Vehicle tool kit
328
Notes
332
Text messages
334
Lamps in instrument cluster
372
Unlocking the vehicle
386
Locking the vehicle
386
Fuel filler flap
387
Resetting activated head restraints
387
Safety notes
390
Bulbs
390
Replacing bulbs for front lamps
392
Replacing bulbs for rear lamps
394
Safety notes
397
Removing wiper blades
397
Safety notes
399
Preparing the vehicle
400
Mounting the spare wheel
400
MOExtended system
405
Safety notes
410
Charging the battery
411
Safety notes
414
Installing towing eye bolt
415
Towing with all wheels on the ground
416
Introduction
417
Before replacing fuses
417
Fuse box in passenger compartment
418
Fuse box in engine compartment
418
Fuse box in cargo compartment
419
Emergency engine shutdown
419
Technical data
422
Vehicle equipment
422
Loss of Service and Warranty Information booklet
423
Identification labels
423
Notes
427
Same size tires
428
Spare wheel
430
Electrical system
431
Main dimensions
432
Capacities
434
Approved engine oils
436
Engine oil additives
437
Air conditioning refrigerant
437
Brake fluid
437
Premium unleaded gasoline (gasoline engine)
437
Fuel requirements
438
Gasoline additives (gasoline engine)
439
AdBlue®
439
Coolants
440
Washer system and headlamp cleaning system
442
Service and Literature
443

FAQ about the 2009 Mercedes-Benz GL Manual

What contains the 2009 GL manual?

The Mercedes-Benz GL 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. 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 2009 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mercedes-Benz GL owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Mercedes-Benz GL, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Mercedes-Benz GL

Where to download the 2009 Mercedes-Benz GL Owners Manual?

The Mercedes-Benz GL owner manual for the 2009 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mercedes-Benz GL year 2009 free?

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The Mercedes-Benz GL (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2009 is available in English.

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