Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Power washers - Exterior care - Care - Maintenance and care - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Power washers

WARNING Do not use power washers with circular-jet 
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.

11.8 in (30 cm) between the vehicle and the Always maintain a distance of at least 11.8 in (30 cm) between the vehicle and the power washer nozzle. Information about the correct distance is available from the equipment manufacturer.

Move the power washer nozzle around when cleaning your vehicle.

Do not aim directly at any of the following:

tires
door gaps, roof gaps, joints etc.
electrical components
battery
connectors
lights
seals
trim elements
ventilation slots

Damaged seals or electrical components can lead to leaks or failures.

    Washing by hand
    Carefully remove all deposits of road salt as soon as possible when driving in winter. Also, clean the insides of the wheels when washing the underbody of the vehicle. ► Do not use hot wat ...

    Cleaning the wheels
    Do not use acidic wheel cleaning products to remove brake dust. This could damage wheel bolts and brake components. Do not park the vehicle for an extended period straight after cleaning it, ...

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