Bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
SUSPENSION - FRONT - CONTROL ARM - UPPER ARM
200601000503/01/200610019823Install plate at upper control arm due to off-road use or rough (wash board) surfaces may result in unacceptable noise and vibration in the steering mechanism. *tt05/02/2006
SUSPENSION - FRONT - SHOCK ABSORBER
SB-32-25-8211/19/201010037408Ready05/23/2011
SB-32-25-8211/19/201010037408Mercedes-benz: shock absorber procedure. *rm05/23/2011
SUSPENSION - FRONT - SPRINGS - AIR SUSPENSION - LINES AND FITTINGS
TB-P-04792709/17/200910032727Mercedes: following fault codes are entered in the control unit and displayed-fc5320 drain valve:open circuit or insufficient valve current in models series 211, 219; fc5260 drain valve open circuit or insufficient valve current in model 205/05/2010
SUSPENSION - FRONT - SPRINGS - AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
SB-32-25-8211/19/201010037408Mercedes-benz: shock absorber procedure. *rm05/23/2011
SB-32-25-8211/19/201010037408Ready05/23/2011
TB-P-04792709/17/200910032727Mercedes: following fault codes are entered in the control unit and displayed-fc5320 drain valve:open circuit or insufficient valve current in models series 211, 219; fc5260 drain valve open circuit or insufficient valve current in model 205/05/2010
SB-200808000108/01/200810028024Mercedes: check air suspension compressor and replace if necessary. insufficient air pressure in the air suspension system may result from damage to the pressure disk in the air suspension compressor. *pe02/27/2009
200606000207/01/200610020182The suspension air pump may not maintain the required amount of air in the system. the vehicle ride height will stay at the suspension's lowest level without being able to be adjusted. inspect air suspension compressor and replace if nece08/07/2006
SUSPENSION - REAR - SHOCK ABSORBER
SB-32-25-8211/19/201010037408Ready05/23/2011
SB-32-25-8211/19/201010037408Mercedes-benz: shock absorber procedure. *rm05/23/2011
SUSPENSION - REAR - SPRINGS - AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
SB-32-25-8211/19/201010037408Ready05/23/2011
SB-32-25-8211/19/201010037408Mercedes-benz: shock absorber procedure. *rm05/23/2011
SB-200808000108/01/200810028024Mercedes: check air suspension compressor and replace if necessary. insufficient air pressure in the air suspension system may result from damage to the pressure disk in the air suspension compressor. *pe02/27/2009

Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
SUSPENSION
10/15/201270000
 Tl- the contact owns a 2006 mercedes ml350. the contact stated that there was a wining noise coming from the front of the vehicle. the noise happened at low and high speeds as well as when making a turn. the contact took the vehicle to the dealer and was told that the front differential needed to be replaced. the failure mileage was 70,000 and the current mileage was 73,000. mah
10/15/201270000
 Tl- the contact owns a 2006 mercedes ml350. the contact stated that there was a wining noise coming from the front of the vehicle. the noise happened at low and high speeds as well as when making a turn. the contact took the vehicle to the dealer and was told that the front differential needed to be replaced. the failure mileage was 70,000 and the current mileage was 73,000. mah
SUSPENSION - REAR - SHOCK ABSORBER
12/25/200670005004/09/2005
 Tl*the contact owns a 2006 mercedes benz ml350. the air bag light beeped and remained illuminated. at 10,000 miles, the vehicle was serviced. afterwards, the contact heard a noise in the rear of the vehicle while driving between 20-50 mph. the dealer test drove the vehicle and was unable to duplicate the failure. on december 25, 2006, the contact was involved in a crash and the air bags deployed. there were no injuries. a police report was filed. the vehicle was serviced after the crash. three to four months later, the tires were losing air rapidly and the low pressure light illuminated, which indicated there was not enough pressure in the tires. at 20,000 miles, the vehicle was serviced. after the repair, the contact stated that the noise was becoming louder in the rear of the vehicle. she paid $600 for the repair and the dealer stated that they did not hear a noise after diagnosing the failure. at 26,000 miles, the vehicle failed inspection due to the tires, struts, shocks and a power steering leak. she called the sales dealer and they informed her to take the vehicle to a dealer in another state. the vehicle was towed two and a half weeks ago due to the power steering leak. the part for the repair had to be ordered from overseas. the dealer stated that they replaced the shocks, but the noise grew louder. the dealer also stated that the cause of the noise was due to the shocks. on january 24, 2008, there was an odor present and the noise recurred. after inspecting the vehicle, it was discovered that a belt was off track. the belt was adjusted and the dealer jump started the vehicle. the vehicle was towed to the dealer again on january 28, 2008. the computer had to be reset, but continued to malfunction when the vehicle was purchased. the current mileage was 26,206 and failure mileage was 7,000.