2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450
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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 ProblemsBrake Pads & Rotors 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.
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.
Air Conditioning randomly does not work. Have to shut off car, take out key and restart and sometimes works. Dealer claims needed software update but still does the samr thing. Going back for third time Friday
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 Questionsthe 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.
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.
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 RecallsMercedes–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.