Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Introduction - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Introduction

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General checks
Engine Compartment The following should be checked regularly: o Engine oil level and condition. o Transaxle fluid level and condition. o Brake fluid level. o Clutch fluid level. o Engine co ...

Braking tips
Never rest your foot on the brake pedal while driving. This can cause dangerous overheating of the brakes and needless wear on the brake pads and linings. ...

Checking the oil level
1) Yellow handle Check the oil level monthly. 1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and stop the engine. 2. Pull out the level gauge, wipe it clean, and insert it again. 1) Upper level ...