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Keyless-go

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class / Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owners Manual / Opening and closing / SmartKey / Keyless-go

General notes

Bear in mind that the engine can be started by any of the vehicle occupants if there is a KEYLESS-GO key in the vehicle.

Locking/unlocking centrally

You can start, lock or unlock the vehicle using KEYLESS-GO. To do this, you only need carry the SmartKey with you. You can combine the functions of KEYLESS-GO with those of a conventional SmartKey. Unlock the vehicle by using KEYLESS-GO, for instance, and lock it using the button on the SmartKey.


When locking or unlocking with KEYLESS-GO, the distance between the SmartKey and the corresponding door handle must not be greater than 3 ft (1 m).

KEYLESS-GO checks whether a valid SmartKey is in the vehicle by periodically establishing a radio connection between the vehicle and the SmartKey. This happens: Х when the external door handles are touched
Х when starting the engine Х while the vehicle is in motion

■ To unlock the vehicle: touch the inner


To unlock the vehicle: touch the inner surface of the door handle.

To lock the vehicle: touch sensor surface 1.

Convenience closing feature: touch recessed sensor surface 2 for an extended period.

Further information on the convenience closing feature  .

If you pull on the handle of the tailgate, only the cargo compartment of the vehicle is unlocked.

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