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.

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    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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