Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Opening the tailgate from inside thevehicle - Cargo compartment - Opening/closing - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Opening the tailgate from inside thevehicle

WARNING Do not leave children unattended in the 
Do not leave children unattended in the vehicle. Children could open the tailgate from the inside, which could result in an accident and/or serious personal injury.

space when opening. Always make sure there is sufficient space when opening.

You can unlock and open the tailgate from inside the vehicle.

The handle is on the lower part of the tailgate window on the right-hand side when viewed in the direction of travel.

► Press handle 1 in the direction of

Press handle 1 in the direction of arrow 2 as far as it will go and hold it there.
From this position, pull handle 1 in the direction of arrow 3 as far as it will go and hold it there.
Swing the tailgate upwards.

Vehicles with the EASY-PACK tailgate:

If you do not open the tailgate after unlocking, it will lock again automatically after a few seconds.

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