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Adjusting the head restraints

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class / Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owners Manual / Seats, steering wheel and mirrors / Seats / Adjusting the head restraints

General notes

Pay attention to the important safety notes  .

Do not rotate the head restraints of the front and rear seats. Otherwise, you cannot adjust the height and angle of the head restraints to the correct position.

Adjusting the head restraints manually

Adjusting the head restraint height

■ To raise: pull the head restraint up to the


To raise: pull the head restraint up to the desired position.

To lower: press release catch 1 in the direction of the arrow and push the head restraint down to the desired position.

Adjusting the fore/aft position of the head restraint

With this function you can adjust the distance


With this function you can adjust the distance between the head restraint and the back of the seat occupant's head.

To adjust forwards:

pull the head restraint forwards in the direction of the arrow until it engages.

There are several notches.

To move backwards

: press and hold release button 1 and push the head restraint backwards.

When the head restraint is in the desired position, release the button and make sure that the head restraint is engaged in position.

Adjust the head restraint so that the back of your head is as close to the head restraint as possible.

Adjusting the head restraints electrically

To adjust the head restraint height: slide the switch for head restraint adjustment   up or down in the direction of the arrow.

Adjusting the luxury head restraints

■ To adjust the side bolsters of the head


To adjust the side bolsters of the head restraint: push or pull right and/or lefthand side bolster 1 into the desired position.

To adjust the fore/aft position of the head restraint: push or pull the head restraint in the direction of arrow 2.

Adjust the head restraint so that the back of your head is as close to the head restraint as possible.

Rear seat head restraints

Adjusting the rear seat head restraint height

■ Once the head restraint is fully lowered,


Once the head restraint is fully lowered, press release catch 1.

To raise: pull the head restraint up to the desired position.

To lower: press release catch 1 and push the head restraint down until it is in the desired position.

Removing and installing the rear seat head restraints

■ To remove: pull the head restraint up to


To remove: pull the head restraint up to the stop.

Press release catch 1 and pull the head restraint out of the guides.

To re-install: insert the head restraint so that the notches on the bar are on the left when viewed in the direction of travel.

Push the head restraint down until you hear it engage in position.

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