Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Important safety notes - Opening/closing automatically from outside - Cargo compartment - Opening/closing - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Important safety notes

WARNING WARNING

Make sure the tailgate is closed when the engine is running and while driving. Among other dangers, deadly carbon monoxide (CO) gases may enter vehicle interior resulting in unconsciousness and death.

that there is sufficient clearance above and behind the tailgate. The tailgate swings upwards and to the rear when opened. Therefore, make sure that there is sufficient clearance above and behind the tailgate.

To open the tailgate completely, a minimum clearance of 6.90 ft (2.10 m) above the ground is necessary.

    Opening
    You can open the tailgate automatically using the SmartKey or the handle in the tailgate. Open or close the tailgate fully using the automatic function if you have stopped the tailgate in an inte ...

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    Exterior Lamp Controls
    The exterior lamp control is on the turn signal/lane change lever. (Exterior Lamp Control): Operates the exterior lamps. Turn to one of the following positions: (Off): Briefly turn to this pos ...

    Periodic Maintenance Schedule
    R: Replace or change I : Inspect, clean, adjust, lubricate or replace as necessary R: Replace or change I : Inspect, clean, adjust, lubricate or replace as necessary #1: Inspect at 250000 km (15 ...

    Tongue load
    When using a weight carrying or a weight distributing hitch, keep the tongue load between 10 to 15% of the total trailer load within the maximum tongue load limits shown in the following в ...