Mercedes-Benz GLC : Driving and driving safety systems / HOLD function

HOLD function

The HOLD function holds the vehicle at a standstill without requiring you to depress the brake pedal, e.g. while waiting in traffic.

The HOLD function is only an aid. The responsibility for the vehicle safely standing still remains with the driver.

System limits

The HOLD function is only intended to provide assistance when driving and is not a sufficient means of safeguarding the vehicle against rolling away when stationary.

  • The incline must not be greater than 30%.

Activating/deactivating the HOLD function

WARNING Risk of an accident due to the HOLD function being active when you leave the vehicle

If the vehicle is only braked with the HOLD function it could, in the following situations, roll away:

If there is a malfunction in the system or in the power supply.

If the HOLD function is deactivated by depressing the accelerator pedal or brake pedal, e.g. by a vehicle occupant.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function Always secure the vehicle against rolling away before you leave it.

Requirements:

  • The vehicle is stationary.
  • The driver's door is closed or the seat belt on the driver's side is fastened.
  • The engine is running or has been automatically switched off by the ECO start/stop function.
  • The electric parking brake is released.
  • Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC is deactivated.
  • The transmission is in position Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function, Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function or Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function.

Activating the HOLD function

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function Depress the brake pedal, and after a short time quickly depress further until the Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function display appears in the multifunction display.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function Release the brake pedal.

Deactivating the HOLD function

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function Depress the accelerator pedal to pull away.

or

Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function Depress the brake pedal until the Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function display disappears from the multifunction display.

The HOLD function is deactivated in the following situations:

  • Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC is activated.
  • The transmission is shifted to position Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function.
  • The vehicle is secured with the electric parking brake.

In the following situations, the vehicle is held by transmission position Mercedes-Benz GLC. HOLD function and/or by the electric parking brake:

  • The seat belt is unfastened and the driver's door is opened.
  • The vehicle is switched off.
  • There is a malfunction in the system or the power supply is insufficient.

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