Mercedes-Benz GLC : Engine compartment / Opening and closing the hood

WARNING Risk of accident due to driving with the hood unlocked

The hood may open and block your view.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Never release the hood when driving.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Before every trip, ensure that the hood is locked.

WARNING Risk of accident and injury when opening and closing the hood

The hood may suddenly drop into the end position.

There is a risk of injury for anyone in the hood's range of movement.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Do not open or close the hood if there is a person in the hood's range of movement.

WARNING Risk of burns when opening the hood

If you open the hood when the engine has overheated or when there is a fire in the engine compartment, the following situations may occur:

  • You could come into contact with hot gases.
  • You could come into contact with other hot, escaping operating fluids.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Before opening the hood, allow the overheated engine to cool down.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood In the event of a fire in the engine compartment, keep the hood closed and call the fire service.

WARNING Risk of injury due to moving parts

Components in the engine compartment may continue running or start up suddenly, even if the ignition is switched off.

Make sure of the following before performing tasks in the engine compartment:

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Switch the ignition off.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Never reach into the danger zone surrounding moving components, e.g. the rotation area of the fan.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Remove jewelery and watches.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Keep items of clothing and hair away from moving parts.

WARNING Risk of injury from touching components under voltage

The ignition system and the fuel injection system work under high voltage. You could receive an electric shock.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Never touch components of the ignition system or the fuel injection system when the ignition is switched on.

WARNING Risk of burns from hot component parts in the engine compartment

Certain component parts in the engine compartment can be very hot, e.g. the engine, the cooler and parts of the exhaust system.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Allow the engine to cool down and only touch component parts described in the following.

WARNING Risk of injury from using the windshield wipers while the engine hood is open

When the engine hood is open and the windshield wipers are set in motion, you can be trapped by the wiper linkage.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Always switch off the windshield wipers and ignition before opening the engine hood.

NOTE Plug-in hybrid

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Observe the notes in the Supplement. You could otherwise fail to recognize dangers.

Opening the hood

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood To release the hood, pull on handle Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Push handle Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood of the hood catch upwards and lift the hood until it opens automatically.

Closing the hood

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood Lower the hood to a height of around 8 in (20 cm) and then allow it to fall, applying a little force as you let it go.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Opening and closing the hood If the hood can still be lifted slightly, open the hood again and close it with a little more force until it engages correctly.

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