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Interior lighting con

Mercedes-Benz G-Class / Mercedes-Benz G-Class Owners Manual / Lights and windshield wipers / Interior lighting / Interior lighting con

General notes

In order to prevent the vehicle's battery from discharging, the interior lighting functions are automatically deactivated after some time unless the SmartKey is in position 2 in the ignition lock.

The brightness of the ambient lighting may be set using the control on the instrument cluster .

Automatic interior lighting control

1Switches the left-hand front


1readingSwitches the left-hand front
reading lamp on/off

2lightingSwitches the front interior
lighting on

3lamp/rear interior lighting on/offSwitches the cargo compartment
lamp/rear interior lighting on/off

4lighting/Switches the front interior
lighting/ automatic interior lighting control off

5lamp on/offSwitches the right-hand reading
lamp on/off

6 Switches the automatic interior lighting control on

To

switch

on

: set rocker switch 6 to the center position.

The interior lighting switches on automatically when it is dark if you: Х unlock the vehicle Х open a door Х remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock

To

switch

off

: press the rocker switch 6. symbol on
rocker switch 6.

The interior lighting remains switched off even when it is dark if you: Х unlock the vehicle Х open a door.

Х remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock

The interior light is activated for a short while when the SmartKey is removed from the ignition lock. You can activate this delayed switch-off using the on-board computer .

When a front door is opened, the front interior lighting comes on. When a rear door is opened, the rear interior lighting comes on.

In addition, the courtesy lights come on.

If a door remains open and the SmartKey is not in the ignition lock, the interior lighting switches off after a short while.

Manual interior lighting control

Front interior lighting

If the interior lighting has been switched on manually, it will not be switched off automatically.

This can cause the starter battery to discharge.

Make sure that the interior lighting does not remain switched on too long after the engine has been switched off.

1Switches the left-hand front


1readingSwitches the left-hand front
reading lamp on/off

2lightingSwitches the front interior
lighting on

3lamp/rear interior lighting on/offSwitches the cargo compartment
lamp/rear interior lighting on/off

4lighting/Switches the front interior
lighting/ automatic interior lighting control off

5lamp on/offSwitches the right-hand reading
lamp on/off

6 Switches the automatic interior lighting control on

To switch on

: press the symbol on
symbol on rocker switch 6.

To switch off

: set rocker switch 6 to the center position.

Reading lamps

1Switches the left-hand front


1readingSwitches the left-hand front
reading lamp on/off

2lightingSwitches the front interior
lighting on

3lamp/rear interior lighting on/offSwitches the cargo compartment
lamp/rear interior lighting on/off

4lighting/Switches the front interior
lighting/ automatic interior lighting control off

5lamp on/offSwitches the right-hand reading
lamp on/off

6 Switches the automatic interior lighting control on

To activate/deactivate

: press the button.
button.

Cargo compartment lamp

WARNING
To prevent possible personal injury, always keep hands and fingers away from the cargo compartment opening when closing the tailgate. Be especially careful when small children are around.

WARNING
Make sure the tailgate is closed when the engine is running and while driving. Among other dangers, deadly carbon monoxide (CO) gases may enter vehicle interior resulting in unconsciousness and death.

Switch off the cargo compartment lamp if you wish to leave the rear door open for a longer period. The battery may otherwise discharge.

Do not close the rear door while lock 1 is engaged at the bottom. Otherwise, you could damage lock 1.

1Switches the left-hand front


1readingSwitches the left-hand front
reading lamp on/off

2lightingSwitches the front interior
lighting on

3lamp/rear interior lighting on/offSwitches the cargo compartment
lamp/rear interior lighting on/off

4lighting/Switches the front interior
lighting/ automatic interior lighting control off

5lamp on/offSwitches the right-hand reading
lamp on/off

6 Switches the automatic interior lighting control on

To switch on/off

: press thebutton.
button.

 If you open the rear door, the cargo compartment lamp comes on. You will then be unable to switch it off using the button.
button.

Switch off the cargo compartment lamp if you wish to leave the rear door open for a longer period. This prevents the battery from discharging.

► Open the rear door.


Open the rear door.

To switch off with the rear door open:

press lock 1 down in the direction of the arrow until it engages.

The cargo compartment lamp is switched off.

To switch on with the rear door open:

press lock cylinder 2 on the door handle.

The cargo compartment lamp resumes its normal function.

Rear interior lighting

Front overhead control panel


Front overhead control panel

1readingSwitches the left-hand front
reading lamp on/off

2lightingSwitches the front interior
lighting on

3lamp/rear interior lighting on/offSwitches the cargo compartment
lamp/rear interior lighting on/off

4lighting/Switches the front interior
lighting/ automatic interior lighting control off

5lamp on/offSwitches the right-hand reading
lamp on/off

6 Switches the automatic interior lighting control on

To switch on/off: press the button.
button.

The rear interior lighting switches on when you open a rear door. You will then be unable to switch it off using the button.
button.

Switch off the rear interior lighting if you wish to leave the rear doors open for a longer period. This prevents the battery from discharging.

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