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Rear view camera

Mercedes-Benz G-Class / Mercedes-Benz G-Class Owners Manual / Driving and parking / Driving systems / Rear view camera

Important safety notes

The rear view camera is only an aid. It is not a replacement for your attention to your immediate surroundings. You are always responsible for safe maneuvering and parking. When maneuvering or parking, make sure that there are no persons, animals or objects in the area in which you are maneuvering.

Under the following circumstances, the rear view camera will not function, or will function in a limited manner:
the rear door is open in heavy rain, snow or fog at night or in very dark places if the camera is exposed to very bright light if the area is lit by fluorescent light or LED lighting (the display may flicker) if there is a sudden change in temperature, e.g. when driving into a heated garage in winter
if the camera lens is dirty or obstructed if the rear of your vehicle is damaged. In this event, have the camera position and setting checked at a qualified specialist workshop. Mercedes-Benz recommends that you use an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center for this purpose

Activating/deactivating the rear view camera

1 Rear view camera


1 Rear view camera

► To activate: make sure that the SmartKey


To activate: make sure that the SmartKey is in position 2 in the ignition lock.

Make sure that the rear view camera function is selected in COMAND (see the separate operating instructions for COMAND).

Engage reverse gear.

The area behind the vehicle is shown in the COMAND display with guide lines.

To change the function mode: using the COMAND controller, select symbol 1 for the "Reverse parking" function or symbol 2 for "Coupling up a trailer" (see the separate COMAND operating instructions).

The symbol of the selected function is highlighted.

To deactivate: the rear view camera is deactivated if you:
shift the transmission to position P drive forward ten meters shift the transmission from R to another position (after 15 seconds) drive forwards at a speed of over 5 mph (10 km/h)

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