2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 Problems"No start" Due to Anti-Theft System Fault
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.
AC system leaks and/or a faulty evaporator temperature sensor can cause poor AC cooling. The failed sensor can prevent the AC compressor from coming on. Leaks cause a low refrigerant level, which reduces the ability to cool.
It is not uncommon for the power steering rack to develop a fluid leak requiring replacement of the rack assembly. Loss of power steering fluid may also cause an abnormal noise and damage to the power steering pump.
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 QuestionsMy Ml 430 will not crank. The dash lights up but the engine does not turn over. (1 answer)
My ML430 will be driving along perfectly well, then just begins to slow down. No one seems to know what the problem is including the Mercedes Service Dept.
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 RecallsCruise Control May Not Disengage as Expected
It has been determined that, under certain circumstances, use of the brake pedal may not disengage the cruise control as expected. All other means of disengaging the cruise control should remain effective. If the driver were to "pump" the brake pedal instead of applying consistent force, the level of force necessary to disengage the cruise control may be unusually high. Dealers will perform the repairs necessary to correct this concern. The recall is expected to begin September of 2011.