Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights on Mercedes-Benz CLS550

The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 67,600 (36,000–105,000)
4 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
9 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
ESP warning light comes on from time to time.
ESP light went on several times. Would go off only when car shut off then restarted. Took it to MBZ dealer and they said they couldn't find it on the computer. Charged me $3,000+ to fix other items, then within one week it happended again along with the suspension warning light. Now it's been in the shop and they want to charge me another $3,000 + to fix what they were supposed to fix in the first place.
! ESP Inoperatible comes on time to time over past 5 days? Taking to dealer to take care of.
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