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This guide provides instructions on how to open the hood to the maximum vertical angle. Opening a Mercedes-Benz all the way up makes it a lot easier to work on the engine and service the car. 

Table of Contents

Procedure

  1. Park the vehicle on level ground and set the parking brakes.
  2. Pull the hood release under the dashboard and open the hood.
  3. Pull the hood up slightly and pull the latch just beneath the hood.presshood

     

  4. Find the lock button on the hood support, press it and move the hood down and up to release the lock.

  5. Now you can place the hood at the maximum opening angle.

For Mercedes Benz S-class W221

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  1. Park the vehicle on level ground and set the parking brakes.
  2. Pull the hood release lever under the dashboard and open the hood.
  3. Release the hood latch and lift the hood.
  4. Find the hood support lock and press it.
  5. Move the hood up and down to free up the lock.
  6. Now you can place the hood at the vertical angle.

Opening a Mercedes-Benz up puts the hood vertical or 90-degree angle. 

Frequently Asked Question

Why do you need to open the hood to the maximum angle?

  • You need to open the hood to the maximum angle not to limit your movement whenever you need to work under the bonnet.

Applications

This tip works on all Mercedes-Benz models, including E-Class, C-Class, S-Class, ML-Class, GL-Class, R-Class, CLS, CLK, G, and other models. 

Open Mercedes-Benz Hood Way Up | Vertical This guide provides instructions on how to open the hood to the maximum vertical angle. Opening a Mercedes-Benz all the way up makes it a lot easier to work on the engine and service the car.