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Roof carrier

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class / Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owners Manual / Stowage and features / Stowage areas / Roof carrier

Important safety notes

WARNING

When you load the roof, the center of gravity of the vehicle rises and the driving characteristics change. If you exceed the maximum roof load, the driving characteristics, as well as steering and braking, will be greatly impaired. There is a risk of an accident.

Never exceed the maximum roof load and adjust your driving style.

Mercedes-Benz recommends that you only use roof carriers that have been tested and approved for Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

This helps to prevent damage to the vehicle.

Position the load on the roof carrier in such a way that the vehicle will not sustain damage even when it is in motion.

Depending on the vehicle equipment, ensure that when the roof carrier is installed you can:
Х raise the sliding sunroof fully Х open the panorama roof with power tilt/ sliding panel fully
Х open the tailgate fully The maximum roof load is 220 lbs(100 kg).

Attaching the roof carrier

■ Secure the roof carrier to roof rails 1. In


Secure the roof carrier to roof rails 1. In doing so, observe the manufacturer's installation instructions.

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