2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450

2008
Mercedes-Benz
GL450
Repair Estimates

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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450
$
385
to $
545
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450
$
801
to $
1,017
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450
$
1,325
to $
2,976
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450
$
322
to $
584
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450
$
1,092
to $
1,265

2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 Problems

Internal Component Failure May Cause Rough Shifting

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.

Soft Braking Components May Wear After 20,000 Miles

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.

Oil May Leak From PCV Vent Housings and Inspection Plates

An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.

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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 Questions

the passenger sear headrest became dilodged. very loose. hanging on. (1 answer)

we think the kids dislodged the headrest when they were joking around. a punch from the back seat hit the headrest. the srs warning light came on.

Why isn't there a recall on the Airmatic Compressor System? (1 answer)

I've had mine repaired 2 times already and now it is out again from May, 2015 to August, 2015 and the dealer will not cover the repair and neither would my extended warranty because it specified McPherson Struts only.

Service light for a "Malfunction in the seat" keeps coming on. What is that? (1 answer)

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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 Recalls

Mercedes–Benz Recalls 2008 Vehicles for Defect in Power Steering Oil Pressure Driving Pin

Mercedes–Benz is recalling certain 2008 GL-Class, M-Class, and R-Class vehicles for a possible defect in the driving pin used to control power steering oil pressure. If the pin breaks during normal vehicle turning, the steering assist will no longer operate, causing difficulty operating the steering wheel. Dealers will replace the steering gear in affected vehicles.

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