Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Driving with summer tires - Winter operation - Wheels and tires - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Driving with summer tires

At temperatures below 45 ‡ (+7 †), the elasticity of summer tires and therefore also traction and braking capability are reduced considerably — equip your vehicle with M+S tires. Using summer tires at very cold temperatures could cause tears to form, thereby damaging the tires permanently. Mercedes-Benz cannot accept responsibility for this type of damage.

    Please bear the following in mind
    At the onset of winter, have your vehicle winterproofed at a qualified specialist workshop, e.g. at an authorized Mercedes- Benz Center. Observe the notes in the "Changing a wheel" sectio ...

    M+S tires
    At temperatures below 45 ‡(+7 †), use winter tires or all-season tires. Both types of tire are identified by the M+S marking. Only winter tires bearing the snowflake symbol in addition to th ...

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