Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Cleaning the trailer tow hitch - Exterior care - Care - Maintenance and care - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Cleaning the trailer tow hitch

The ball coupling must be cleaned if it becomes dirty or corroded.

  • Remove rust on the ball of the ball coupling, e.g. with a wire brush.
  • Remove dirt with a clean, lint-free cloth or a brush.
  • After cleaning, lightly grease the ball of the ball coupling again.
  • Check that the vehicle's trailer tow hitch is working properly.

Observe the note on care provided by the trailer manufacturer.

tow hitch carried out by a qualified specialist workshop. You can also have the maintenance work on the ball coupling and the trailer tow hitch carried out by a qualified specialist workshop.

Environmental note

Dispose of rags soaked in oil and grease in an environmentally responsible manner.

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