Mercedes-Benz GLC : Cargo compartment / HANDS-FREE ACCESS function

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HANDS-FREE ACCESS function

With HANDS-FREE ACCESS you can open, close or stop the closing process of the tailgate by performing a kicking movement under the rear bumper.

The kicking movement triggers the opening or closing process alternately.

Observe the notes when opening and closing the tailgate.

Two warning tones sound when the tailgate is opening or closing.

WARNING Risk of burns caused by a hot exhaust system

The vehicle exhaust system can become very hot. If you use HANDS-FREE ACCESS, you could burn yourself by touching the exhaust system.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HANDS-FREE ACCESS function Always ensure that you only make a kicking movement within the detection range of the sensors.

NOTE Vehicle damage due to unintentional opening of the tailgate

  • when using an automatic car wash
  • when using a high pressure cleaner

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HANDS-FREE ACCESS function Deactivate KEYLESS-GO or make sure that the key located is at least 10 ft (3 m) away from the vehicle in such situations.

When making the kicking movement, make sure that you are standing firmly on the ground. You could otherwise lose your balance, e.g. on ice.

Observe the following notes:

  • The SmartKey is behind the vehicle.
  • Stand at least 12 in (30 cm) away from the vehicle while performing the kicking movement.
  • Do not come into contact with the bumper while making the kicking movement.
  • Do not carry out the kicking movement too slowly.
  • The kicking movement must be towards the vehicle and back again.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HANDS-FREE ACCESS function

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HANDS-FREE ACCESS function Detection range of the sensors

If several consecutive kicking movements are not successful, wait ten seconds.

System limits

The system may be impaired or may not function in the following cases:

  • The sensors are dirty, e.g. due to road salt or snow.
  • The kicking movement is made using a prosthetic leg.

The tailgate can open or close unintentionally in the following situations:

  • A person's arms or legs are moving in the sensor detection range, e.g. when polishing the vehicle or picking up objects.
  • Objects are moved or placed behind the vehicle, e.g. tensioning straps or luggage.
  • Clamping straps, tarps or other coverings are pulled over the bumper.
  • A protective mat with a length reaching over the trunk sill down into the detection range of the sensors is used.
  • The protective mat is not secured correctly.
  • Work is being done on the trailer hitch, trailers or rear-mounted bicycle racks.

Deactivate the SmartKey functions or do not carry the SmartKey about your person in such situations.

    Closing the tailgate

    WARNING Risk of injury from unsecured items in the vehicle If objects, luggage or loads are not secured or not secured sufficiently, they could slip, tip over or be thrown around and thereby hit vehicle occupants...

    Limiting the opening angle of the tailgate

    Activating the opening angle limiter You can limit the opening angle of the tailgate in the top half of its opening range up to approximately 8 in (20 cm) before the end position...

    Other information:

    Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2022 Owners Manual: 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...

    Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Notes on wirelessly charging the mobile phone


    WARNING Risk of injury due to objects being stowed incorrectly If objects in the vehicle interior are stowed incorrectly, they can slide or be thrown around and hit vehicle occupants. In addition, cup holders, open stowage spaces and mobile phone receptacles cannot always retain all objects within...

    Categories

    Activating/deactivating the panic alarm

    Requirements:

    The ignition is switched off.

    Mercedes-Benz GLC. Activating/deactivating the panic alarm

    Mercedes-Benz GLC. Activating/deactivating the panic alarm To activate: press button Mercedes-Benz GLC. Activating/deactivating the panic alarm for approximately one second.

    read more

     
    Copyright © 2022 www.meglc.net