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Settings menu

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class / Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owners Manual / On-board computer and displays / Menus and submenus / Settings menu

Introduction

In the Sett. menu, you have the following


In the Sett. menu, you have the following options:
changing the instrument cluster settings  changing the light settings  changing the vehicle settings  changing the convenience settings  restoring the factory settings 

Instrument cluster submenu

Selecting the unit of measurement for distance

The Display Unit Speed-/Odometer: function allows you to choose whether certain displays appear in kilometers or miles in the multifunction display.

You can determine whether the multifunction display shows some messages in miles or kilometers.

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu. button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Inst. Cluster submenu. button to select the
Inst. Cluster submenu.

Pressato confirm.

Press the button to select theor
Display Unit Speed-/Odometer: button to select the
Display Unit Speed-/Odometer: function.

You will see the selected setting: km or miles.

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

The selected unit of measurement for distance applies to:
the digital speedometer in the Trip menu the odometer and the trip odometer the trip computer current consumption and the range the navigation instructions in the Navi menu
cruise control DISTRONIC PLUS ASSYST PLUS service interval display

Selecting the permanent display function

You can determine whether the multifunction display permanently shows your speed or the outside temperature.

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Inst. Cluster submenu. button to select the
Inst. Cluster submenu.

Press ■ Press the  or to confirm.


Press the button to select the or
Permanent Display: function. button to select the
Permanent Display: function.

You will see the selected setting: Outside Temperature or Speedometer km/h (USA)/Speedometer mph (Canada).

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

The speed is shown in km/h (USA)/mph (Canada).

Light submenu

Setting the daytime running lamps

This function is not available in Canada.

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Lights submenu. button to select the
Lights submenu.

Pressato confirm.

Press to select the Daytime or
Running Lights: function. to select the Daytime
Running Lights: function.

If the Daytime Running Lights: have been switched on, the cone of light and the are shown in red. symbol in the multifunction display
are shown in red.

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

Further information on daytime running lamps  .

Switching Adaptive Highbeam Assist on/ off

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu. button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Lights submenu. button to select the
Lights submenu.

Press ■ Press the  or to confirm.


Press the button to select the or
Adaptive Highbeam function. button to select the
Adaptive Highbeam function.

If the Adaptive Highbeam function has been switched on, the cone of light and the display are shown in red. symbol in the upper multifunction
display are shown in red.

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

For further information about Adaptive Highbeam Assist, see  .

Setting the brightness of the ambient lighting

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu. button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Lights submenu. button to select the
Lights submenu.

Press ■ Press the  or to confirm.


Press the button to select the or
Amb. Light +/-. function. button to select the
Amb. Light +/-. function.

You will see the selected setting.

Press ■ Press the  or to confirm.


Press the button to adjust the or
brightness to any level from Off to Level button to adjust the
brightness to any level from Off to Level 5 (bright).

Press the button to save the or
setting. button to save the
setting.

Setting the ambient lighting color

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu. button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Lights submenu. button to select the
Lights submenu.

Press ■ Press the  or to confirm.


Press the button to select the or
Ambient Light Color function. button to select the
Ambient Light Color function.

Press ■ Press the  or to confirm.


Press the button to set the or
color to SOLAR, NEUTRAL or POLAR. button to set the
color to SOLAR, NEUTRAL or POLAR.

Press the button to save the or
setting. button to save the
setting.

Surround lighting and exterior lighting delayed switch-off

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu. button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Light submenu. button to select the
Light submenu.

Pressato confirm.

Press to select the or
Surround Lighting function. to select the
Surround Lighting function.

When the Surround Lighting function is activated, the light cone and the area around the vehicle are displayed in red in the multifunction display.

Press the setting.button to save the
setting.

Deactivating delayed switch-off of the exterior lighting temporarily: Before leaving the vehicle, turn the SmartKey to position 0 in the ignition lock.

Turn the SmartKey to position 2 in the ignition lock.

The exterior lighting delayed switch-off is deactivated.

Delayed switch-off of the exterior lighting is reactivated the next time you start the engine.

If you have activated the Surround Lighting function and the light switch is set toÃ, the following functions are activated when it is dark:
Surround lighting: the exterior lighting remains lit for 40 seconds after unlocking with the SmartKey. If you start the engine, the surround lighting is switched off and the automatic headlamp mode is activated  .

Exterior lighting delayed switch-off: the exterior lighting remains lit for 60 seconds after the engine is switched off.

If you close all the doors and the tailgate, the exterior lighting goes off after 5 seconds.

Depending on your vehicle's equipment, when the surround lighting and delayed switch-off exterior lighting are on, the following light up:
Parking lamps Daytime running lamps Side marker lamps Surround lighting in the exterior mirrors

Activating/deactivating the interior lighting delayed switch-off

If you activate the Interior Lighting Delay function, the interior lighting remains on for 20seconds after you remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock.

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Lights submenu. button to select the
Lights submenu.

Pressato confirm.

Press to select the or
Interior Lighting Delay function. to select the
Interior Lighting Delay function.

When the Interior Lighting Delay function is activated, the vehicle interior is displayed in red in the multifunction display.

Press the setting.button to save the
setting.

Vehicle submenu

Activating/deactivating the automatic door locking mechanism

If you activate the Automatic Door Lock function, the vehicle is centrally locked above a speed of around 9 mph (15 km/h).

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press to select the Vehicleor
submenu. to select the Vehicle
submenu.

Press ■ Press  or to confirm.


Press to select the or
Automatic Door Lock function. to select the
Automatic Door Lock function.

When the Automatic Door Lock function is activated, the vehicle doors are displayed in red in the multifunction display.

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

For further information on the automatic locking feature, see  .

Activating/deactivating the acoustic locking verification signal

If you switch on the Acoustic Lock function, an acoustic signal sounds when you lock the vehicle.

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press to select the Vehicle or
submenu. to select the Vehicle
submenu.

Press ■ Press the or to confirm.


Press thebutton to select the or
Acoustic Lock function. button to select the
Acoustic Lock function.

If the Acoustic Lock function is activated, the display lights up red. symbol in the multifunction
display lights up red.

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

Activating/deactivating the radar sensor system

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu. button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Pressto select the Vehicle or
submenu. to select the Vehicle
submenu.

Press ■ Press the  or to confirm.


Press the button to select or
Radar Sensor (See Oper. Manual):. button to select
Radar Sensor (See Oper. Manual):.

You will see the selected setting: Enabled or Disabled.

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

The following systems are switched off when the radar sensor system is deactivated: DISTRONIC PLUS  BAS PLUS  PRE-SAFE Brake  Blind Spot Assist  Active Blind Spot Assist 

Convenience submenu

Activating/deactivating the EASYENTRY/ EXIT feature

WARNING

You must make sure no one can become trapped or injured by the moving steering wheel when the easy-entry/exit feature is activated.

To stop steering wheel movement, move steering wheel adjustment lever or press one of the memory position buttons.

Do not leave children unattended in the vehicle, or with access to an unlocked vehicle.

Children could open the driver's door and unintentionally activate the easy-entry/exit feature, which could result in an accident and/or serious personal injury.

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu. button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Convenience submenu.button to select the
Convenience submenu.

Press ■ Press  or to confirm.


Press to select the Easy or
Entry/Exit function.to select the Easy
Entry/Exit function.

If the Easy Entry/Exit function is activated, the vehicle steering wheel is displayed in red in the multifunction display.

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

Further information on the EASY-ENTRY/EXIT feature  .

Switching the belt adjustment on/off

Press the button on the orbutton on the
button on the steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Convenience submenu. button to select the
Convenience submenu.

Pressato confirm.

Press the button to select the or
Belt Adjustment function. button to select the
Belt Adjustment function.

When the Belt Adjustment function is activated, the vehicle seat belt is displayed in red in the multifunction display.

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

For further information on belt adjustment, see  .

Switching the fold-in mirrors with the locking feature on/off

This function is only available on vehicles with the memory function  .

When you activate the Auto. Mirror Folding function, the exterior mirrors are folded in when the vehicle is locked. If you unlock the vehicle and then open a door, the exterior mirrors fold out again.

Press the button on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu. button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press the button to select the or
Convenience submenu. button to select the
Convenience submenu.

Press ■ Press  or to confirm.


Press to select the Auto. or
to select the Auto.


Mirror Folding function.

If the Auto. Mirror Folding function is activated, the vehicle's exterior mirror is displayed in red in the multifunction display.

Press the setting. button to save the
setting.

1 To fold the exterior mirrors in or out


1 To fold the exterior mirrors in or out

If you have switched the Auto. Mirror Folding on and you fold the exterior mirrors in using button 1 , they will not fold out automatically  .

You can then only fold out the exterior mirrors using button 1.

Restoring the factory settings

Press thebutton on the or
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu. button on the
steering wheel to select the Sett. menu.

Press thebutton to select the or
Factory Setting submenu. button to select the
Factory Setting submenu.

Press The Reset All Settings? message to confirm.


The Reset All Settings? message appears.

Press the button to select or
No or Yes.button to select
No or Yes.

Press to confirm the selection.


If you select Yes, the multifunction display shows a confirmation message.

For safety reasons, the Daytime Running Lights function in the Lights submenu is only reset if the vehicle is stationary.

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