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Has anyone found a way to increase the pedal height so that it has more pedal?
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Bob
 

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This has been posted on numerous occasions, everytime it comes to the conclusion that there is no adjustment.
 

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Do like I did on my 500. Move your seat a little closer to the steering wheel. Gives you the illusion that the pedal is higher. Not trying to be a smart a**, just try it, may work for you too!! [8D]
 

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Thanks, I have been told by my s/a that no adjustment can be made, but it is hard for me to believe that Mercedes would build this car without the ability to make this adjustment.
Bob
 

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it's do do with Brake Assist, that is if the car thinks you are in a panic stop it will bring the brakes right up to the point of ABS, as they found most people weren't braking hard enough in accident situations. now for the good bit...

How does the ML know you are panic braking??
it measures the RATE at which you stab the brake pedal
and to do this it needs a certain 'dead zone' to see how fast you are pushing the pedal... if there was no play like most cars it can't tell, (let me say I like almost zero brake pedal movement like most cars)

so it measures the time it takes for you to hit the brakes, over the distance travelled :D
 

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Likewise, I have gotten used to it, but my wife just about refuses to drive it because of this feature.
Thanks
 
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