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Refueling

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class / Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owners Manual / Driving and parking / Refueling / Refueling

Opening/closing the fuel filler flap

1 To open the fuel filler flap


1 To open the fuel filler flap 2 To insert the fuel filler cap 3 Fuel type to be used
4 Tire pressure table

The fuel filler flap is unlocked or locked automatically when you open or close the vehicle with the SmartKey or with KEYLESSGO.

The position of the fuel filler cap is displayed arrow in the instrument cluster. The
arrow next to the filling pump indicates the side of the vehicle.

Opening

Switch the engine off.

Remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock.

KEYLESS-GO: open the driver’s door.

This corresponds to key position 0: "key removed".

The driver’s door can be closed again.

Press the fuel filler flap in the direction of arrow 1.

The fuel filler flap swings up.

Turn the fuel filler flap counter-clockwise and remove it.

Insert the fuel filler cap into the holder bracket on the inside of filler flap 2.

Completely insert the filler neck of the fuel pump nozzle into the tank, attach and refuel.

Only fill the tank until the pump nozzle switches off.

Do not add any more fuel after the pump stops filling for the first time. Otherwise, fuel may leak out.

Closing

Replace the cap on the filler neck and turn clockwise until it engages audibly.

Close the fuel filler flap.

Close the fuel filler flap before locking the vehicle.

If you are driving with the fuel filler cap open, the flashes. reserve fuel warning lamp
flashes.

In addition, the warning lamp may light up  . Check Engine
warning lamp may light up  .

A message appears in the multifunction display  .

For further information on warning and indicator lamps in the instrument cluster, see  .

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