Mercedes-Benz Repair and Maintenance

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

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Mercedes-Benz Problems

Check Engine Light and Engine Misfire

Failed spark plug wires and/or ignition coils can cause intermittent misfires (rough running); the Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Diagnoses of the ignition system will be necessary to determine which components are at fault.

Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights

The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern.

Engine Oil Leak From PCV Vent Housing and/or Engine Inspection Plate

An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.

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Mercedes-Benz Questions

Why car vibrates at high speed. Already had tires balanced (1 answer)

@ 75mph. Also pulls to left with braking. Brake service message is on though pads appear to be new.

Why would my 10 amp fuel pump lock fuse keep blowing? Car will not start (1 answer)

Stopping at a red light my car sputtered out and shut off. Went to start it back up and wants to turn over but somethings not letting it fire up and my 10 amp fuel pump locking fuse keeps blowing out in trunk

My Airmatic system is stuck in the rising position (back end of the car is high. (1 answer)

Is there something I can try to lower the car. If I pride the #2 position the car should go to normal position, and its not doing so.

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Mercedes-Benz Recalls

Electronic Stability Control System Fails To Work

The electronic stability program control unit may have been damaged before being installed in the vehicle, which could prevent it from working properly while driving. Dealers will replace the electronic stability program control unit free of charge to resolve the concern.

Right Rear Seat Belt Anchor Bolt Incorrectly Installed

The right rear seat belt anchor bolt may not be installed properly. Dealers will inspect and if necessary correct the installation of the right rear seat belt anchor bolt free of charge to resolve the concern.

Electric Power Steering Assist Shuts Down

The electric power steering assist may fail to operate due to a software error. Dealers will update the software for the power steering control unit free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Mercedes-Benz Reviews

I bought a 2012 ML350 bluetec in 2015 with 38,000 miles. The driver's side seat belt does not always work and the cigarette lighter does not work at all. The rear brakes had to be replaced at 52,000 miles at a cost of $800. Now, at 68,000 miles, the oil cooler is leaking and will cost over $5,000 to repair. The vehicle is out of warranty and the extended warranty I purchased will not cover th...
I buy these car in 2007 with 10,000 mi and I think this is reliable. I change oil and filter every 6000 miles and now is 160000 and is running like new the engine. I never change transmission oil and run every time in sport mode with no problems. I will change next week!! One time have a problem with the intake manifold a plastic piece that controls vacuum. I remplace myself with a metal one th...
I have only owned my 2003 SL55 AMG for about a week and these reviews scare me. I hope only those who have problems write these reviews and that many of these SL55s are very reliable and don't have many problems. If any of you reading this have had good luck and not many problems, please comment before I decide to sell mine, I love it so far but these comments scare me, I'm not rich. Dr...

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