Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Cleaning the wheels - Exterior care - Care - Maintenance and care - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Cleaning the wheels

to remove brake dust. This could damage Do not use acidic wheel cleaning products to remove brake dust. This could damage wheel bolts and brake components.

period straight after cleaning it, particularly Do not park the vehicle for an extended period straight after cleaning it, particularly after having cleaned the wheels with wheel cleaner. Wheel cleaners could cause increased corrosion of the brake discs and brake pads/linings. For this reason, you should drive for a few minutes after cleaning. Braking heats the brake discs and the brake pads/linings, thus drying them.

The vehicle can then be parked.

    Power washers
    WARNING   Do not use power washers with circular-jet nozzles (dirt grinders) to clean your vehicle, in particular the tires. You could otherwise damage the tires and cause an accident. ...

    Cleaning the paintwork
    Scratches, corrosive deposits, areas affected by corrosion and damage caused by inadequate care cannot always be completely repaired. In such cases, visit a qualified specialist workshop, e.g. an ...

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    Mislock
    When attempting to lock the vehicle, if one or more of the doors, the hood or the tailgate are not fully closed, the vehicle will fail to lock and the horn will emit two tones. The vehicle will no ...

    Precautions on child restraints
    WARNING ► Failure to follow the warnings and instructions for proper use and installation of child restraints could result in serious injury or death of a child or other passengers in ...