Rear Corner Panels on Sides of Tailgate May Crack/Break on Mercedes-Benz ML430

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The rear corner panels on either side of the tailgate (black plastic) can crack or break. They should be cut off and the adhesive removed before new panels are glued on.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 118,000 (76,000–200,000)
3 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001
11 people reported this problem
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Left panel is cracked. Do not have a timeline for replacement.
Rear Corner Panels on Sides of Tailgate May Crack/Break
Rear corner panels on sides of tailgate are cracked Have not fixed todate