Mercedes-Benz ML430 Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz ML430 Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights

(27 reports)

The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern. A recall on certain 2000-2001 models have been recalled for a related issue - for more information please click here»

while driving, the BAS ESP ligth went on . i park the car turn the engine off . when i try to start the car again everything was fine ,exept for the warning light still on and i could not disengage from the parking position I was stuck.the solution was easy, but you have to know it;;; there is a switch at the buttom of the gear lever [just under the 1 gear] you need a pencil long enough to reach for it , then you push on it and it release the locking pin and you are free to go.... but better change the breack switch .... -
All Brake light indicators ABS, etc. have been permanently illuminated now for 0ver 6 months! I finally just put black duct tape over them to keep them from distracting me. -
My ESP& BAS light has been on for over a year -
had the ESP/DAS warning light on -
ESP/BAS light intermittent on and off, goes away if turn ignition off -
My BAS/EPS lights came on and have stayed on. The mechanic says it is a switch. I would like the information on the recall if it is available. -
My ESP/BAS warning lights comes on occasionally. Wasn't aware this could have been caused by a faulty brake light switch. I would turn off the vehicle and restart it in the past to make the lights go out. I will replace the brake light switch and provide an update upon completion. -
Light stays one BAS ESP -
Same issue BAS ESP light won't go out -
BAS/ESP ETS and ABS lights stay illuminated -
My brake lights don't go on, cruise control don't work, bas lights on, shifter is locked. I will try this fix and reply if it worked. -
My BAS/ESP light came on while driving. I got home turned the car off and when I started it again to leave the car would not allow me to shift leaving me stuck in park. -
brake lights stuck on, pull top plug on switch and lights dgo out, don't work at all. -
Esp/Bass warning lights were "ON' and "OFF'during my last trip to L.A (200 + Miles) -
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