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Program selector button

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class / Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owners Manual / Driving and parking / Automatic transmission / Program selector button

General notes

■ Briefly press program selector button 1.


Briefly press program selector button 1.

The letter M appears in the multifunction display. The manual drive program M is activated.

Program selector button on AMG vehicles


Program selector button on AMG vehicles

Press program selector button 1 repeatedly until the letter for the desired gearshift program appears in the multifunction display.

The program selector button allows you to choose between different driving characteristics.

AMG vehicles

: the automatic transmission switches to automatic drive program C each time the engine is started.

Drive program M is not saved after the engine has been switched off. If required, you must select the drive program again after starting the engine.

Drive programs on AMG vehicles

For further information on the automatic drive program, see  .


For further information on the automatic drive program, see  .

Steering wheel paddle shifters

In the automatic drive program, you can restrict or derestrict the shift


In the automatic drive program, you can restrict or derestrict the shift range by using steering wheel paddle shifters 1 and 2  .

In the manual drive program you can change gears manually using steering wheel paddle shifters 1 and 2 .

You can only change gear with the steering wheel paddle shifters when the transmission is in position D.

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