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Securing cargo

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class / Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owners Manual / Stowage and features / Stowage areas / Securing cargo

Cargo tie-down rings

General notes

WARNING

The Top Tether anchorages cannot secure a load. If you secure a load with the Top Tether anchorages, the Top Tether anchorages could be pulled out during braking, abrupt changes in direction or in the event of an accident. The load could slip, tip over or be flung around and thereby hit vehicle occupants. There is a risk of injury.

Only use the cargo tie down rings when securing a load.

Observe the following notes on securing loads:
Х Secure the load using the cargo tie-down rings.

Х Distribute the load on the cargo tie down rings evenly.

Х Do not use elastic straps or nets to secure a load, as these are only intended as an anti-slip protection for light loads.

Х Do not route tie-downs across sharp edges or corners.

Х Pad sharp edges for protection.

Cargo compartment

There are four cargo tie-down rings 1 in the


There are four cargo tie-down rings 1 in the cargo compartment.

Bag hook

WARNING

The bag hooks cannot restrain heavy objects or items of luggage. Objects or items of luggage could be flung around and thereby hit vehicle occupants when braking or abruptly changing directions. There is a risk of injury.

Only hang light objects on the bag hooks.

Never hang hard, sharp-edged or fragile objects on the bag hooks.

The bag hook can bear a maximum load of 6.6lbs (3kg) and should not be used to secure a load.

There is a bag hook in the cargo compartment


There is a bag hook in the cargo compartment on the right-hand side.

Press bag hook marking 1.

Turn bag hook 1 until it engages.

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