Mercedes-Benz ML500 Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz ML500 Loss of Power Steering Due to Leaking Steering Rack

(18 reports)

It is not uncommon for the power steering rack to develop a fluid leak requiring replacement of the rack assembly. Loss of power steering fluid may also cause an abnormal noise and damage to the power steering pump.

i am on my second rack in 2 years! way to go mercedes benz -
Lost power steering and have a loud noise. Looking for a repair shop still. -
Steering rake replaced with only 50,000 miles on it I'm original owner. -
vehicle has lost 85-90 percent of hydraulic assisting power. -
power steering leaks and noisy -
rack is leaking -
Not sure yet where the leak was found as my vehicle is STILL at the dealership! I have had to replace the power steering pump, reservoir, belt, pulleys, rack and pinion...so far! GEEZZZ!!!! -
power steering fluid leaking -
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