Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Notes on driving - Operation - Wheels and tires - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Notes on driving

If the vehicle is heavily laden, check the tire pressures and correct them if necessary.
When parking your vehicle, make sure that the tires do not get deformed by the curb or other obstacles. If it is necessary to drive over curbs, speed humps or similar elevations, try to do so slowly and at an obtuse angle. Otherwise, the tires, particularly the sidewalls, can get damaged.

    Operation
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    Notes on regularly inspecting wheelsand tires
    WARNING   Regularly check the tires for damage. Damaged tires can cause tire inflation pressure loss. As a result, you could lose control of your vehicle. Worn, old tires can cause acci ...

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    If the Vehicle Is Stuck
    Slowly and cautiously spin the wheels to free the vehicle when stuck in sand, mud, ice, or snow. See “Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out” later in this section. If the vehicle has a traction sys ...

    Maintenance precautions
    When performing any inspection or maintenance work on your vehicle, always take care to prevent serious accidental injury to yourself or damage to the vehicle. The following are general precau ...

    Low-beam headlamps
    ► To switch on the low-beam headlamps: turn the SmartKey in the ignition lock to position 2 or start the engine. ► Turn the light switch to . The indicator lamp in the instru ...