2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550

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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 Problems

Transmission May not Shift into Drive Due to Failed Selector Module

The transmission drive selector module may fail resulting in the loss of gear selection capability. This condition can leave the vehicle stranded, and will require replacement of the drive selector module.

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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 Questions

Front headlight stuck sideways "active headlamps inoperable" (1 answer)

The front driver side headlight is stuck to the side and not facing forward. Getting a error message of "active headlamps inoperable". I was wondering if there is a quick fix to this or you need to replace the entire headlight unit?

a code come up on the dashboard and said compressor cooling down! What is that (1 answer)

Iwe came back from out of town appro. 250 miles a the code came up that nite. Also with a milfuction code!

My truck bouncing up and down when i drive.malfunction comes on and tires keep (1 answer)

tires keep damaging like i need alignment n i notice the pockets are deflated

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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 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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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 Reviews

suspension,tire,rack,power steering issues! Well the rack went out at 48k thank God it was under warranty. At 53k it needed its 3rd set of odd sized tires.only 2 brands? At 56k its first front air susp.bag went,lucky... i found a company that rebuilds with a lifetime warranty w/exchange for a couple hundred bucks At 58k the right front air susp. bag went At 59k the air susp. compressor we...

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