Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Securing the vehicle to prevent it fromrolling away - Changing a wheel and mounting thespare wheel - Flat tire - Breakdown assistance - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Securing the vehicle to prevent it fromrolling away

WARNING Only jack up the vehicle on level ground or on 
Only jack up the vehicle on level ground or on slight inclines/declines. The vehicle could otherwise fall off the jack and injure you or others.

If your vehicle is equipped with a wheel chock, it can be found in the vehicle tool kit.

The folding wheel chock is an additional securing measure to prevent the vehicle from rolling away, for example when changing a wheel.

► Fold both plates upwards 1.

Fold both plates upwards 1.
Fold out lower plate 2.
Guide the lugs on the lower plate fully into the openings in base plate 3.

Securing the vehicle on level ground

Securing the vehicle on level ground

On level ground: place chocks or other suitable items under the front and rear of the wheel that is diagonally opposite the wheel you wish to change.

Securing the vehicle on slight downhill grad

Securing the vehicle on slight downhill grad

On downhill gradients: place chocks or other suitable items in front of the wheels of the front and rear axle.

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