2009 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz ML350
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2009 Mercedes-Benz ML350 ProblemsRear Tailgate Latches May Hang up and Cause Battery Drain
The tailgate latch may stick causing a drain on the battery while the vehicle is parked.
A no start condition may develop due to an anti-theft system fault. If the drive authorization module fails to recognize the keys, the engine will not start. In many cases, a new module and keys will be needed to correct this problem.
The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.
2009 Mercedes-Benz ML350 QuestionsThe COMAND system is totally dead, any idea what is the charge for replacement? (1 answer)
My COMAND system is not be able to turn on. Not be able to use the radio, navi, phone, CD player and everything on that unit. I have waited for few days, and seems it is totally dead. Is there anyone knows what is the price range to get the COMAND replaced in the dealership?
Does anyone know a less expensive shop?
From last week all of a sudden radio stays on (I think ignition also stays on)after shutting engine. I am using keyless on/off button to turn on or off car. If I use key then it shuts off.
2009 Mercedes-Benz ML350 RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.
Due to a faulty seal around the tail light assembly, water may enter the rear compartment containing the spare tire. The water could damage the lift gate control module, causing it to fail. The failed module could overheat, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will update the tail light seals and relocate the lift gate control module. This recall is expected to begin during April of 2009. The Mercedes recall number is 2009030003.