2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450
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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 ProblemsRough Shifting of Automatic Transmission
Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to first gear. Our technicians tell us this is due to an internal component failure. Mercedes has released updated parts; the transmission will need to be removed and disassembled to complete the necessary repairs.
As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant about getting their brakes checked.
The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance. Communicating these specific symptoms to your technician can save diagnostic time.
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 QuestionsHow much will it cost to repair a leak in the A/C in a 2007 Mercedes GL? (2 answers)
Would like to know if u have to replace fuses,and where are they located
Cost to replace front-end struts?
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 RecallsTrailer Hitch Welds May Not Be Sufficient
The weld on the trailer hitch assembly may be insufficient and not support a load. If the hitch weld failed, a load may separate from the vehicle, causing a road hazard. Dealers will repair the trailer hitch. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008050004. This recall began during June, 2008.