Mercedes-Benz ML500 Recalls
Under certain circumstances, the cruise control may not disengage as expected when the brake pedal is depressed. Failure of the cruise control to disengage could increase the risk of a crash.
There are several computers in the vehicle and each computer requires proper software to operate the each vehicle system. One particular software calibration on this vehicle was erroneous from the factory and could keep the fuel system powered after an accident. This can cause fuel to continue to flow even after an accident.
Vehicles equipped with the Flex-N-Gate trailer hitch feature a hitch receiver welded to an attachment bar. This then bolts to the frame as the trailer hitch. There is concern that the weld that attaches the receiver to the bar may be insufficient in strength. The hitch could come apart, which could become a road hazard.
The accelerator pedal of the car is attached by mounting studs and the nuts that secure it. Some of these nuts may be loose, which can allow the pedal to become unstable.
A power steering fluid leak may develop from the area of the power steering cooler.