Mercedes-Benz ML500 Repair and Maintenance
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Mercedes-Benz ML500 ProblemsBrake 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. A recall on certain 2002 models have been recalled for a related issue - for more information please click here»
Release cables for the rear seat (second row of seats) tend to stretch or break requiring replacement.
An engine oil leak may develop from the oil level sensor. Replacement of the leaking sensor will commonly correct this concern.
Mercedes-Benz ML500 QuestionsI fell to sleep while my car was running with the heater on. I didnt realise it was low on gas. I ran out . i put some in and it wont start (1 answer)
First time problem.
It was running fine, now it's making a ticking sound and had slow acceleration.
Mercedes-Benz ML500 RecallsCruise Control May Not Disengage as Expected
It has been determined that, under certain circumstances, use of the brake pedal may not disengage the cruise control as expected. All other means of disengaging the cruise control should remain effective. If the driver were to "pump" the brake pedal instead of applying consistent force, the level of force necessary to disengage the cruise control may be unusually high. Dealers will perform the repairs necessary to correct this concern. The recall is expected to begin September of 2011.
There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.