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Interior care

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class / Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owners Manual / Maintenance and care / Care / Interior care

Cleaning the display

For cleaning, do not use any of the following:
alcohol-based thinner or gasoline abrasive cleaning agents commercially-available household cleaning agents

These may damage the display surface. Do not put pressure on the display surface when cleaning. This could lead to irreparable damage to the display.

Before cleaning the display, make sure that it is switched off and has cooled down.

Clean the display surface using a commercially available microfiber cloth and TFT/LCD display cleaner.

Dry the display surface using a dry microfiber cloth.

Cleaning Night View Assist Plus

Never clean the camera lens. When cleaning the field of vision of the driving systems, make sure that you do not spray glass cleaner on the camera lens. If the camera lens is dirty, visit a qualified specialist workshop.

■ Fold down the camera cover by recess 1.


Fold down the camera cover by recess 1.

■ Use a soft cloth to clean the windshield in


Use a soft cloth to clean the windshield in front of camera 2.

Cleaning the plastic trim

WARNING

Care products and cleaning agents containing solvents cause surfaces in the cockpit to become porous. As a result, plastic parts may come loose in the event of air bag deployment. There is a risk of injury.

Do not use any care products and cleaning agents to clean the cockpit.

Do not affix the following to plastic surfaces:
stickers films cented oil bottles or similar items You can otherwise damage the plastic.

Do not allow cosmetics, insect repellent or sunscreen to come into contact with the plastic trim. This maintains the high-quality look of the surfaces.

Wipe the plastic trim with a damp, lint-free cloth, e.g. a microfiber cloth.

Heavy soiling: use care and cleaning products recommended and approved by Mercedes-Benz.

The surface may change color temporarily.

Wait until the surface is dry again.

Cleaning the steering wheel and gear or selector lever

Thoroughly wipe with a damp cloth or use leather care agents that have been recommended and approved by Mercedes- Benz.

Cleaning genuine wood and trim elements

Do not use solvent-based cleaning agents such as tar remover, wheel cleaners, polishes or waxes. There is otherwise a risk of damaging the surface.

Do not use chrome polish on trim pieces.

The trim pieces have a chrome look but are mostly made of anodized aluminum and can lose their shine if chrome polish is used. Use a damp, lint-free cloth instead when cleaning the trim pieces.

If the chrome-plated trim pieces are very dirty, you can use a chrome polish. If you are unsure as to whether the trim pieces are chrome-plated or not, consult an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

Wipe the wooden trim and trim pieces with a damp, lint-free cloth, e.g. a microfiber cloth.

Heavy soiling: use car care and cleaning products recommended and approved by Mercedes-Benz.

Cleaning the seat covers

General notes

Do not use microfiber cloths to clean genuine leather, artificial leather or Alcantara covers. If used often, these can damage the cover.

Note that regular care is essential to ensure that the appearance and comfort of the covers is retained over time.

Genuine leather seat covers

To retain the natural appearance of the leather, observe the following cleaning instructions:
Clean genuine leather covers carefully with a damp cloth and then wipe the covers down with a dry cloth.

Make sure that the leather does not become soaked. It may otherwise become rough and cracked.

Only use leather care agents that have been tested and approved by Mercedes- Benz. You can obtain these from a qualified specialist workshop.

Leather is a natural product.

It exhibits natural surface characteristics, for example:
Differences in the texture Signs of stretching and marking Slight nuances of color These are characteristics of leather and not material defects.

Seat covers of other materials

Observe the following when cleaning:

Clean artificial leather covers with a cloth moistened with a solution containing 1% detergent (e.g. dish washing liquid).

Clean cloth covers with a microfiber cloth moistened with a solution containing 1% detergent (e.g. dish washing liquid). Rub carefully and always wipe entire seat sections to avoid leaving visible lines. Leave the seat to dry afterwards. Cleaning results depend on the type of dirt and how long it has been there.

Clean Alcantara covers with a damp cloth. Make sure that you wipe entire seat sections to avoid leaving visible lines.

Cleaning the seat belts

WARNING

Seat belts can become severely weakened if bleached or dyed. This could cause the seat belts to tear or fail, for instance, in the event of an accident. This poses an increased risk of injury or fatal injury.

Never bleach or dye the seat belts.

Do not clean the seat belts using chemical cleaning agents. Do not dry the seat belts by warming them above 176 ) or (80
placing them in direct sunlight.) or
placing them in direct sunlight.

Use clean, lukewarm water and soap solution.

Cleaning the headliner and carpets

Headliner: if it is very dirty, use a soft brush or dry shampoo.

Carpets: use the carpet and textile cleaning agents recommended and approved by Mercedes-Benz.

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