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Exterior mirrors

Mercedes-Benz G-Class / Mercedes-Benz G-Class Owners Manual / Seats, steering wheel and mirrors / Mirrors / Exterior mirrors

Adjusting the exterior mirrors

WARNING
The exterior mirrors reduce the size of the image. Objects are actually closer than they appear. You could misjudge the distance from vehicles driving behind and cause an accident, e.g. when changing lane. For this reason, make sure of the actual distance from the vehicle driving behind by glancing over your shoulder.

► Make sure that the SmartKey is in position


Make sure that the SmartKey is in position 1 or 2  in the ignition lock.

Press button 1 to select the left-hand exterior mirror
or
Press button 2 to select the right-hand exterior mirror.

Press button 3 up, down, or to the left or right until you have adjusted the exterior mirror to the correct position. You should have a good overview of traffic conditions.

The convex exterior mirrors provide a larger field of vision.

The exterior mirrors are automatically heated if the rear window defroster is switched on and the outside temperature is low.

Folding the exterior mirrors in/out electrically

► Make sure that the SmartKey is in position


Make sure that the SmartKey is in position 1 or 2  in the ignition lock.

Briefly press button 1.

Both exterior mirrors fold in or out.

Make sure that the exterior mirrors are always folded out fully while driving. They could otherwise vibrate.

 If you are driving faster than 9 mph (15 km/h), you can no longer fold in the exterior mirrors.

Setting the exterior mirrors

If the battery has been disconnected or


If the battery has been disconnected or completely discharged, the exterior mirrors must be reset. The exterior mirrors will otherwise not fold in when you select the "Fold in mirrors when locking" function in the on-board computer .

Make sure that the SmartKey is in position 1 in the ignition lock.

Briefly press button 1.

Folding the exterior mirrors in/out automatically

If the "Fold in mirrors when locking" function is activated in the on-board computer :
Х the exterior mirrors fold in automatically as soon as you lock the vehicle from the outside.

Х the exterior mirrors fold out again automatically as soon as you unlock the vehicle and then open the driver's or frontpassenger door.

Exterior mirror out of position

Press button 1 repeatedly until you hear the mirror engage in position.

The mirror housing is engaged again and you can adjust the exterior mirrors as usual .

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