Mercedes-Benz G500 Repair and Maintenance
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Mercedes-Benz G500 ProblemsTransmission May Leak Fluid and Damage Control Module
The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid into the wiring harness. If not repaired, the oil will migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. At that point, a new harness and control module may be necessary to correct this problem.
Door lock actuators, window regulators, and inside door handles are all prone to premature failure.
The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance. Communicating these specific symptoms to your technician can save diagnostic time.
Mercedes-Benz G500 QuestionsWhat does it take to get mercedes to recall or reimburse for the windows.. (1 answer)
Window regulators are substandard for this expensive car. Car has only 35,000 miles, bought it new. Don't drive everyday but make sure it's on the road to blow out engine iand all the services are maintained .
Mercedes-Benz G500 RecallsFront Turn Signals Not Bright Through Grill Cover
The covers of the grill that protect the front turns signals prevent the signals from being seen well enough. Dealers will replace the signal assemblies with improved ones optimized for usage with the grills free of charge to resolve the concern.
There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.