Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Checking the oil level using the oildipstick - Engine oil - Engine compartment - Maintenance and care - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Checking the oil level using the oildipstick

When checking the oil level:

park the vehicle on a level surface.
the engine should be switched off for approximately five minutes if the engine is at normal operating temperature.

Example: vehicles with a gasoline engine

Example: vehicles with a gasoline engine

Example: vehicles with a diesel engine

Example: vehicles with a diesel engine

Pull oil dipstick 1 out of the dipstick guide tube.
Wipe off oil dipstick 1.
Slowly slide oil dipstick 1 into the guide tube to the stop, and take it out again.

The oil level is correct if the level is between MIN mark 3 and MAX mark 2.

Add oil if necessary.

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