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Interior care

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

Cleaning the display

For cleaning, do not use any of the following:
Х alcohol-based thinner or gasoline Х abrasive cleaning agents Х 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 the plastic trim

WARNING
When cleaning the steering wheel boss and dashboard, do not use cockpit sprays or cleaning agents containing solvents. Cleaning agents containing solvents cause the surface to become porous, and as a result, plastic WARNING When cleaning the steering wheel boss and dashboard, do not use cockpit sprays or cleaning agents containing solvents. Cleaning agents containing solvents cause the surface to become porous, and as a result, plastic

Do not affix the following to plastic surfaces:
Х stickers Х films Х scented 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 car 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 wooden trim and trim strips

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 for trim strips.

The trim strips 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 strips.

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

Wipe the wooden trim and trim strips 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

Do not use microfiber cloths to clean genuine leather or artificial leather covers, as these are too aggressive and, if used often, may damage the cover.

Observe the following when cleaning: R 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.

Х clean artificial leather covers with a cloth moistened with a solution containing 1% detergent (e.g. dishwashing liquid).

Х clean cloth covers with a microfiber cloth moistened with a solution containing 1% detergent (e.g. dishwashing 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.

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

Cleaning the seat belts

WARNING
Do not bleach or dye seat belts as this may severely weaken them. In a crash, they may not be able to provide adequate protection.

Do not clean the seat belts using chemical cleaning agents. Do not dry the seat belts by heating at temperatures above 176 º F (80 º C) or 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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