Brake Pads & Rotors May Wear After 20,000 Miles on Mercedes-Benz GL450

As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant about getting their brakes checked.

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Average mileage: 23,413 (5,000–50,100)
7 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, more2011, 2013, 2014
19 people reported this problem
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2011 Mercedes-Benz GL450 32,000 mi,
HEARD SQUEAKING ON FRONT BRAKES AND WAS TOLD THE PADS AND ROTERS NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. AMAZING. I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF A NEWER CARE NEEDING ROTERS DONE.
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL450 15,000 mi,
All new pads and rotors needed after only 15k miles!
it sounds like I am dragging alarge piece of iron behind me right wheel tire
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 17,600 mi,
Needed new pads and rotors
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 8,900 mi,
GL shook when braking from moderate speed. Had to replace both pads and rotors at 8900. This is ridiculous. PAK
Have had to replace rotors at 7,000, 20,000 and 30,000.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 5,000 mi,
Had to replace rotors at 5000 and at 15000 miles on 2013 GL450
I have less than 50,000 and will be replacing again shortly.
2010 Mercedes-Benz GL450 22,000 mi,
the brakes wear out very quickly always brake dust on front rims looks crappy
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 50,100 mi,
Brake pads worn out in 20K miles - need to be replaced