Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Windshield washer system and headlamp cleaning system - Checking and adding other service products - Engine compartment - Maintenance and care - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Windshield washer system and headlamp cleaning system

The washer fluid reservoir is used for both the windshield washer system and the headlamp cleaning system.

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WARNING WARNING

Washer solvent/antifreeze is highly flammable. Do not spill washer solvent/ antifreeze on hot engine parts, because it may ignite and burn. You could be seriously burned.

a mix of water and windshield washer concentrate (e.g. MB WinterFit). There is otherwise At temperatures below freezing: always fill the washer fluid reservoir with a mix of water and windshield washer concentrate (e.g. MB WinterFit). There is otherwise a risk of damaging the windshield washer system/headlamp cleaning system.

washer fluid concentrate could damage the plastic lenses of the headlamps. Only use washer fluid concentrate which is suitable for plastic lenses. Unsuitable washer fluid concentrate could damage the plastic lenses of the headlamps.

the level sensor may be damaged. Do not add distilled or de-ionized water to the washer fluid container. Otherwise, the level sensor may be damaged.

year round. Add windshield washer concentrate, e.g. MB SummerFit, to the washer fluid all year round.

Example: washer fluid reservoir

Example: washer fluid reservoir

  • Mix the windshield washer fluid in a container beforehand.
  • At temperatures above freezing: fill the washer fluid reservoir with a mix of water and windshield washer concentrate (e.g. MB SummerFit).
  • At temperatures below freezing: fill the washer fluid reservoir with a mix of water and windshield washer concentrate (e.g. MB WinterFit). Adapt the mixing ratio to the outside temperature. For information on the mixing ratio ().
  • To open: pull cap 1 upwards by the tab.
  • Add the premixed washer fluid.
  • To close: press cap 1 onto the filler neck until it engages.
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