Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Power washers - Exterior care - Care - Maintenance and care - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Power washers

WARNING WARNING

Do not use power washers with circular-jet nozzles (dirt grinders) to clean your vehicle, in particular the tires. You could otherwise damage the tires and cause an accident.

and the power washer nozzle. Information about the correct distance is available Always maintain a distance of at least 11.8 in (30 cm) between the vehicle and the power washer nozzle. Information about the correct distance is available from the equipment manufacturer.

Move the power washer nozzle around when cleaning your vehicle.

Do not aim directly at any of the following:

  • tires
  • door gaps, roof gaps, joints etc.
  • electrical components
  • battery
  • connectors
  • lights
  • seals
  • trim elements
  • ventilation slots

Damaged seals or electrical components can lead to leaks or failures.

    Washing by hand
    Carefully remove all deposits of road salt as soon as possible when driving in winter. Also, clean the insides of the wheels when washing the underbody of the vehicle. Do not use hot water and ...

    Cleaning the wheels
    Do not use acidic wheel cleaning products to remove brake dust. This could damage wheel bolts and brake components. Do not park the vehicle for an extended period straight after cleaning it, ...

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    Servicing the brakes
    If the red brake warning lamp lights up in the instrument cluster and you hear a warning tone while the engine is running, the brake fluid level may be too low. Observe additional warning messag ...

    Important safety notes
    While the vehicle is in motion, the tire pressure loss warning system monitors the set tire pressure using the rotational speed of the wheels. This enables the system to detect significant pressur ...

    CD/DVD
    - Handle a CD/DVD by its edges. Never touch the surface of the disc. Do not bend the disc. - Always place the discs in the storage case when they are not being used. - To clean a disc, wipe ...