Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016-2022 Owners Manual / Breakdown assistance / Flat tire / Notes on MOExtended tires (run-flat tires)

Mercedes-Benz GLC : Flat tire / Notes on MOExtended tires (run-flat tires)

WARNING Risk of accident when driving in limp-home mode

When driving in emergency mode the handling characteristics are impaired.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Notes on MOExtended tires (run-flat tires) Do not exceed the specified maximum speed of the MOExtended tires.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Notes on MOExtended tires (run-flat tires) Avoid any abrupt steering and driving maneuvers as well as driving over obstacles (curbs, pot holes, off-road). This applies, in particular, to a loaded vehicle.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Notes on MOExtended tires (run-flat tires) Stop driving in the emergency mode if you notice:

  • Banging noise
  • Vehicle vibration
  • Smoke which smells like rubber
  • Continuous ESP® intervention
  • Cracks in the tire side walls

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Notes on MOExtended tires (run-flat tires) After driving in emergency mode, have the rims checked by a qualified specialist workshop with regard to their further use.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Notes on MOExtended tires (run-flat tires) The defective tire must be replaced in every case.

With MOExtended tires (run-flat tires), you can continue to drive your vehicle even if there is a total loss of pressure in one or more tires. However, the tire affected must not show any clearly visible damage.

You can recognize MOExtended tires by the MOExtended marking which appears on the side wall of the tire.

Vehicles with tire pressure loss warning system: MOExtended tires may only be used in conjunction with an activated tire pressure loss warning system.

Vehicles with tire pressure monitoring system: MOExtended tires may only be used in conjunction with an activated tire pressure monitoring system.

If a pressure loss warning message appears in the multifunction display, proceed as follows:

  • Check the tires for damage.
  • If driving on, observe the following notes.

Driving distance possible in emergency mode after the pressure loss warning:

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Notes on MOExtended tires (run-flat tires)

The driving distance possible in emergency mode may vary depending on the driving style. Observe the maximum permissible speed of 50 mph (80 km/h).

If a tire has gone flat and cannot be replaced with an MOExtended tire, you can use a standard tire as a temporary measure.

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