The supplemental restraint system (SRS)/airbag light may illuminate due to damaged wires in the steering column. Any damaged wires should to be repaired and protected as necessary from further damage.
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2008 Mercedes-Benz ML550
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML550 Problems
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.
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML550 Recalls (Recent)
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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.
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML550 Questions and Answers
says timing belt and sparkplugs need to be changed for $950
My rear light would not work even when the bulb was replaced. Dealer says assembly has a grounding problem which the dealer will fix [doing both sides] with a work around but wants around $275 to d...