Mercedes-Benz GLC : Overview and operation / Overview of the MBUX Interior Assistant

WARNING Risk of injury from the camera's laser radiation

This product uses a classification 1 laser system. If the housing is opened or damaged, laser radiation may damage your retina.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Overview of the MBUX Interior Assistant Do not open the housing.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Overview of the MBUX Interior Assistant Always have maintenance work and repairs carried out by a qualified specialist workshop.

This product complies with the requirements of the FDA 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11 with exception of the variations according to the FDA Laser Notice No. 50 from 24. June 2007.

The camera is located in the overhead control panel.

If the vehicle is equipped with the MBUX Interior Assistant, selected functions of the multimedia system can be operated contact-free. The MBUX Interior Assistant can differentiate between driver and front passenger interactions and detects specific hand positions (poses).

System limits, display messages and notes for rectification

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

  • The camera in the overhead control panel may heat up due to operating conditions. As a result the camera may switch off temporarily, particularly during longer periods of operation and at high outside temperatures.

    Do not touch or cover the camera and wait until the camera has cooled down and is available again.

  • The camera is covered or dirty, fogged up or scratched.

    Wait until the camera has cooled down before cleaning the camera lens.

    Clean the outside of the camera lens with a dry or damp cotton cloth. Do not use microfiber cloths. Do not remove the cover when cleaning.

  • Recognition can be impaired by reflective clothing, an adverse color of clothing or by accessories, for example.
  • Clothing being worn (hat, shawl, scarf) may be limiting the detection area of the camera.

    Keep the camera's field of vision clear.

  • The camera is not operational.

The MBUX Interior Assistant supports the following interactions:

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Overview of the MBUX Interior Assistant

    Starting the Voice Control System


    Switching the reading light and search light and on or off

    Requirements: For the reading light: the function is available when it is dark. The hand movement takes place in the interaction area below the inside rearview mirror...

    Other information:

    Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Securing the child restraint system with the seat belt on the front passenger seat

    When installing a belt-secured child restraint system on the front passenger seat, always observe the following:   Observe the notes on rearward-facing and forward-facing child restraint systems on the front passenger seat. Observe the child restraint system manufacturer's installation and operating instructions...

    Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2022 Owners Manual: Information on profiles, themes, suggestions and favourites

    For electrically adjustable seats observe the following notes. WARNING Risk of becoming trapped during adjustment of the driver's seat after calling up a driver profile Selecting a user profile may trigger an adjustment of the driver's seat to the position saved under the user profile...


    Fastening and adjusting seat belts

    If the seat belt is pulled quickly or sharply, the seat belt retractor locks. The seat belt strap cannot be pulled out any further.

    Mercedes-Benz GLC. Fastening and adjusting seat belts

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