Power Window Main Switch May Fail on Mercedes-Benz ML320

The power window switch may fail and the windows will not raise. The main switch at the front center console is commonly at fault. A failed switch will require replacement.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 43,067,801 (12,000–2,147,483,647)
6 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003
79 people reported this problem
47 people shared problem details
i went online and repaired window switch myself. it took alot of guts on my part to take apart the entire console but with the detailed instructions from google i was able to do it.
Upvoted (13)Flag Inappropriate
Power window circuit boasrd had to be replaced. Without warning driver window stuck in the down position
Upvoted (13)Flag Inappropriate
My drivers side power window switch stopped working. The window would go about half way up then stop. This started a few days ago. The window would eventually go up when I continually try the switch. Today the window went down and will not go back up. This seems to be a common issue with this particular vehicle. Why hasn't Mercedes conducted a RECALL on this switch?!!
Driver's side window motor stalls. The window won't roll up or down;have to do it manually.
Driver window went down but wouldn't come back up. Took blow dryer to switch and the heat caused the switch to make connection so window could go up. Replaced Switch @ 200.00
Driver side window would only go down but not up, had to replace the console switch assembly. This happened once in 2006 and then did it again in 2010.
Driver side power window will not close. Replace switch.
drivers side window doesnt go up. there is sound when i try to raise it but nothing happens. after trying over and over for over ten min. i got it up some, then ten min. more of trying constantly, by pulling switch up to raise window, it finally went up all the way. now i leave it up, and i dont use the window. i had a window switch replaced i think a few years back. i had the same exact problem. now its faulty again
Driver window stuck down. Followed a suggestion with warming switch with a blow dryer (thank you to the person who posted the idea). Window went up and switch will be repaired at another time.
Driver side power window won't close. Will go down but not up.
All window will not work,that included both side mirror. Will try to replace main switch on center console
Driver's window would not go up. I had the assembly replaced October 2012 and now (July 2014) the replacement has failed. The local Mercedes dealer says it is out of the one year warranty and I must buy a new part.
driver side window will open but will not close when use the the switch
Windows won't raise or lower
Blow dryer man I owe you a beer. Thank you because it worked.
Had my window switch panel on my ml 320 replaced a couple of years ago at a cost of $1260.00. I had the same problem a month ago and purchased the switch panel on eBay for $36.00 and took me 30 minutes of my time to replace.
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML3202,147,483,647
I replaced this power window assy switch 3 times. The 3rd time 08-28-2015 I realized the sun ray directed to the switchs caused the malfunction. The symtom was the window in the driver side couldnot go up. Down is OK. I am in Southern CA. The sun ray is very hot during the summer The air cond ...was the ugly one.
A lo 4 windos down
Main window does not raise and button to roll/unroll window is broken, the cap of the button came off.
Switch for driver window was intermittent (meaning the window would come up, but it took a while and was stop and go). It finally went down and didn't come back up. (Seriously - I was warned!) I have no mechanical inclination so took it to the auto repair shop where it has been diagnosed as the regulator being broken. Will get fixed next week for about $450.
Related Items:
driver window goes down and up but its offtrack when its does
how do you replace the power window switch. do you have to replace the entire panel, or can yo...
drivers side window goes down but not up what can i do
I let my window down today and now the driver window and back passenger window will not move; d...
my windows have all stopped working. what kind of price am i looking for to repair this problem...

Related Content