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Mercedes-Benz ML500 Problems

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Most Common Mercedes-Benz ML500 Problems

The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
Electrical switches in the door latches can fail, causing the door locks to rapidly actuate up and down multiple times when the locks are activated by either the keyless remote or door lock switch.
The power steering return hose may leak at the radiator cooler fitting.
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Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercedes-Benz ML500 years 2002, 2005, and 2003 are the most likely to experience problems.

2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML500
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500
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