Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Driving downhill - Traveling uphill - Driving tips - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Driving downhill

  • Drive slowly.
  • Do not drive at an angle down steep inclines. Steer into the line of fall and drive with the front wheels aligned straight. Otherwise, the vehicle could slip sideways, tip and rollover.
  • Before tackling steep downhill gradients, select shift range 1.
  • Activate DSR. If this is not sufficient, brake gently. When doing so, make sure that the vehicle is facing in the direction of the line of fall.
  • Check that the brakes are working normally after a long downhill stretch.
    Brow of hill
    When driving up an uphill gradient, slightly reduce pressure on the accelerator immediately before reaching the brow of the hill. Use the vehicle's own impetus to drive over the top of the hil ...

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