Mercedes-Benz ML350 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz ML350

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Mercedes-Benz ML350
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170
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388
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259
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815
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497
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1,074
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93
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372
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377
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609

Mercedes-Benz ML350 Problems

Delay before crank start and no starting.

When turning the ignition key there is either a several second wait, or will have to retry.
Car has left me stranded, where key is in the on position but nothing registers and only auxiliary electrical works (stuff that works when no key in ignition.)
This problem started occurring after a service interval where half a dozen error messages required some steering parts to be replaced.
Knauz Mercedes kept the car for a week and could find no fa...

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.

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.

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Mercedes-Benz ML350 Questions

I have a 03 ML350 while driving home I got a -2.0L code that kept popping (1 answer)

It appeared where the odometer is!

My ML350 won't start. I have to jump the battery. Is alt or battery bad? (3 answers)

After an accident, we left the blinkers on and I believe we drained the battery. It was jumped by roadside assistance, started, but 3 days later it wouldn't start anymore without a jump.

How do I know which service a or b my MERCEDES-BENZ @31500 Miles (1 answer)

My ML 350 4matic SUV reach 31500miles. I would like to know what type of service will be performing. What service I m free of charge. My vehicle still under warranty and do have an extended service include some maintenance free of billing

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Mercedes-Benz ML350 Recalls

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.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.

All Season Floor Pats Restrict Accelerator Pedal

Accessory all season floor mats purchased and installed may restrict accelerator pedal operation, resulting in a sticking pedal. Dealers will replace the floor mats free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Mercedes-Benz ML350 Reviews

This car has been nothing but trouble and a money pit. I have spent over $5000 in repairs in the last 2 years. Would not recommend this make and model to anyone. Had issues with crankshaft and alternator-replaced twice. In the shop now becuase check enging light came on again..waiting to see what is wrong and how much it's going to cost.
I bought a 2005 ML 350 brans new special edition and it has not given me trouble at all so far. Now it does have a steering wheel fluid leak that has been the main fault that was repairable. The car has been working like a dream so far compared to any car of that age. It has run 188,000 km.
Overall I really liked this 2013 ML 350. Mine was loaded with xenon lights, Harmon Kardon sound system, and keyless go. Definite musts. The only real gripe was the tendency of a smelly AC system due to bad design that permits mold to grow in the system. Changing the air filter is only a temporary and expensive fix. Only drove it 25000 miles so it was not too bad but actually got a 2015 mod...

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