Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights on Mercedes-Benz ML500

The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern. A recall on certain 2002 models have been recalled for a related issue - for more information please click here»

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Average mileage: 124,000 (66,000–205,000)
4 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 127,000 mi,
bas/esp light came on one day while it was raining, stopped, shut off and restarted,light out. two days later came on and stayed on! so here I am!!
ESP/BAS and ABS lights stay on...brake like recently came on and makes this beeping sound while the truck is moving, but stops when the stopped at a red light. Brake light does not come on all of the time. Currently looking for a repair man.
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 136,000 mi,
replace brake switch 15.00 item 10 min fix
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 85,000 mi,
ABS ESP light and cruise control not working right.
Warning sound noticed when vehicle is In motion.
No rear breaks . Panel on front pass door.no a/c cm . Sun roof Will net close.icon on dash ,c/ d player . Power Window . file gage.
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 98,000 mi,
Could not put truck in gear. Warning lights.
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 101,000 mi,
no brake lights and ESP/BAS warning