2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500

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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500
$
534
to $
940
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500
$
699
to $
1,097
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500
$
503
to $
808
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500
$
533
to $
1,057
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500
$
683
to $
1,130

2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 Problems

Problem With Ball Joints May Cause Creaking Noise

A problem with the ball joints can cause a creaking noise. There is an updated part to remedy this problem.

Steering Rack Prone to Leaks

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.

Power Window Main Switch May Fail

The power window switch may fail and the windows will not raise. The main switch at the front center console is commonly at fault. A failed switch will require replacement.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 Questions

I have a dull vibration throughout the car upon acceleration and while on cruse control It has a dull sound in the exhaust too. Deceleration also. its hard to explain but it doesn't seem to be from the drivetrain (driveshaft of cv joints) (1 answer)

Seems to be from the engine itself, but i cant be certain.

Why is it shaken after fuel pump coil packs n wires changed what else can it be? (1 answer)

my ml500 has been shaken the fuel pump coil packs and wires has been changed ran for a couple days now its stil shaken and when in drive drives slugish

Electric "motor" in fuelpump replaced, worried about open elctrical connections (1 answer)

Have just replaced the electric motor in the fuelpump of my ML500. When I removed the pump from the fuel tank, I found that the electrical contacts are sort of sitting out in the open inside the fueltank. ( "Standard" elctrical connection, it's plastic covered rbut the metal connect...

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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 Recalls

Recall 08V465000
MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 125,228 MY 1998-2004 M-CLASS VEHICLES. THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION.
Recall 03V121000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION.

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