Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Other bulbs - Important safety notes - Replacing bulbs - Lights and windshield wipers - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Other bulbs

There are bulbs other than the Xenon bulbs that you cannot replace. Replace only the bulbs listed. Have the bulbs that you cannot replace yourself changed at a qualified specialist workshop.

Mercedes-Benz recommends that you use an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center for this purpose. In particular, work relevant to safety or on safety-related systems must be carried out at a qualified specialist workshop.

If you require assistance changing bulbs, consult a qualified specialist workshop.

Do not touch the glass tube of new bulbs with your bare hands. Even minor contamination can burn into the glass surface and reduce the service life of the bulbs. Always use a lintfree cloth or only touch the base of the bulb when installing.

Only use bulbs of the correct type.

If the new bulb still does not light up, consult a qualified specialist workshop.

Bulbs and lamps are an important aspect of vehicle safety. You must therefore make sure that these function correctly at all times.

Have the headlamp setting checked regularly.

WARNING Bulbs and lamps can be very hot. You should 
Bulbs and lamps can be very hot. You should therefore allow them to cool down before you change them. Otherwise, you could be burned if you touch them.
Keep bulbs out of the reach of children.
Otherwise, they could damage the bulbs, for example, and injure themselves.
Never use a bulb which has been dropped.
Such a bulb may break or even explode and injure you.
Halogen bulbs are pressurized and can explode when you change them, particularly if they are very hot. You should therefore wear eye protection and gloves when you are changing them.

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