Cleaning the paintwork

Scratches, corrosive deposits, areas affected by corrosion and damage caused by inadequate care cannot always be completely repaired. In such cases, visit a qualified specialist workshop, e.g. an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center.

possible, whilst avoiding rubbing too hard.  Remove impurities immediately, where possible, whilst avoiding rubbing too hard.
and rinse off the treated areas afterwards.  Soak insect remains with insect remover and rinse off the treated areas afterwards.
off the treated areas afterwards.  Soak bird droppings with water and rinse off the treated areas afterwards.
oils, fuels and greases by rubbing gently  Remove coolant, brake fluid, tree resin, oils, fuels and greases by rubbing gently with a cloth soaked in petroleum ether or lighter fluid.
  Use silicone remover to remove wax.  Use tar remover to remove tar stains.
Do not affix:  Use silicone remover to remove wax.

Х stickers Do not affix:
Х stickers
Х films
Х magnetic plates or similar items to painted surfaces. You could otherwise damage the paintwork

If water no longer forms "beads" on the paint surface, use the paint care products recommended and approved by Mercedes- Benz. This is the case approximately every three to five months, depending on the climate conditions and the care product used.

If dirt has penetrated the paint surface or the paint has become dull, the paint cleaner recommended and approved by Mercedes- Benz should be used.

Do not use these care products in the sun or on the hood while the hood is hot.

Touch-Up Stick, to correct smaller areas of  Use a suitable touch-up stick, e.g. MB Touch-Up Stick, to correct smaller areas of paint damage quickly and provisionally.

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