Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights on Mercedes-Benz ML500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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 2002 models have been recalled for a related issue - for more information please click here»

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 124,000 (66,000–205,000)
4 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
25 people reported this problem
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ESP/BAS and ABS lights stay on...brake like recently came on and makes this beeping sound while the truck is moving, but stops when the stopped at a red light. Brake light does not come on all of the time. Currently looking for a repair man.
bas/esp light came on one day while it was raining, stopped, shut off and restarted,light out. two days later came on and stayed on! so here I am!!
replace brake switch 15.00 item 10 min fix
Could not put truck in gear. Warning lights.
ABS ESP light and cruise control not working right.
Warning sound noticed when vehicle is In motion.
No rear breaks . Panel on front pass a/c cm . Sun roof Will net close.icon on dash ,c/ d player . Power Window . file gage.
no brake lights and ESP/BAS warning