Mercedes-Benz GLC : Operating the combination switch for the lights / Adaptive Highbeam Assist

Adaptive Highbeam Assist function

WARNING Risk of accident despite Adaptive Highbeam Assist

Adaptive Highbeam Assist does not react to:

  • Road users without lights, e.g. pedestrians
  • Road users with poor lighting, e.g. cyclists
  • Road users whose lighting is obstructed, e.g. by a barrier

On very rare occasions, Adaptive Highbeam Assist may fail to recognize other road users with their own lighting, or may recognize them too late.

In these, or in similar situations, the automatic high beam will not be deactivated or will be activated despite the presence of other road users.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Adaptive Highbeam Assist Always observe the road and traffic conditions carefully and switch off the high beam in good time.

Adaptive Highbeam Assist cannot take into account road, weather or traffic conditions.

Detection may be restricted in the following cases:

  • In poor visibility, e.g. fog, heavy rain or snow
  • If there is dirt on the sensors or the sensors are obscured

Adaptive Highbeam Assist is only an aid. You are responsible for adjusting the vehicle's lighting to the prevailing light, visibility and traffic conditions.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Adaptive Highbeam Assist

Adaptive Highbeam Assist automatically switches between the following types of light:

  • Low beam
  • High beam

At speeds greater than 19 mph (30 km/h):

  • If no other road users are detected, the high beam will switch on automatically.

The high beam will switch off automatically in the following cases:

  • At speeds below 16 mph (25 km/h)
  • If other road users are detected
  • If street lighting is sufficient

The system's optical sensor is located behind the windshield near the overhead control panel.

Switching Adaptive Highbeam Assist on/off

Switching on

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Adaptive Highbeam AssistTurn the light switch to the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Adaptive Highbeam Assist position.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Adaptive Highbeam AssistSwitch on the high beam using the combination switch.

If Adaptive Highbeam Assist is activated, the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Adaptive Highbeam Assist indicator lamp will light up on the multifunction display.

Switching off

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Adaptive Highbeam Assist Switch off the high beam using the combination switch.

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