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.
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Mercedes-Benz ML320 BLUETEC Problems
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.
The rear bulb warning message may be displayed even if the rear bulbs appear to be functioning correctly. This can be caused by a poor connection between the bulb housing and the socket. Our technicians recommend to "hard wire" the socket to the housing, eliminating the contacts as an issue.
The HVAC blower motor may fail. This is commonly caused by water entry through the cabin air filter areas during heavy rain or snow. Failed blower motors should be replaced. Our technicians tell us there is no special fix for this issue at this time.
Mercedes-Benz ML320 BLUETEC Recalls (Recent)
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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.
Mercedes-Benz ML320 BLUETEC Questions and Answers
directly above the defrost vents. I have never encountered this in any other auto I have owned, and wonder if it is common, like MB indicates it is.
Mercedes-Benz ML320 BLUETEC Reviews
The Bas Esp light is brakes. Sorry for the late post. If you look in the manual it says it. I went to my mechanic and has the brakes done and light was gone.
bas/esp lights came on after new tires put on now screeches going around corners