Mercedes Benz ML320 owners have reported 142 steering related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 18 most common steering problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power steering hose, piping, and connections (50 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering (25 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Power Steering Hose, Piping, And Connections problems|
|Hydraulic Power Assist Steering System problems|
|Power Steering Fluid problems|
|Power Steering Pump problems|
|Steering Rack And Pinion problems|
|Steering Anti-theft Device problems|
|Steering Noise problems|
|Power Steering Failed problems|
|Steering Tie Rod Assembly problems|
|Steering Rack problems|
|Steering Failed problems|
|Steering Column problems|
|Power Steering Linkages Drag problems|
|Electric Power Assist Steering System problems|
|Steering Is Tight problems|
|Steering Linkages problems|
|Steering Gear Box problems|
The contact owns a 2002 mercedes Ml320. While driving at speeds of less than 50 mph, the steering locked without warning causing the wheel to become tremendously hard to turn. She almost lost control of the vehicle, however she was able to eventually maneuver the vehicle off of he highway safely. Read details...
Loss of power steering fluid, it appears to be from the hose connection to the radiator during driving and while stationery. This issue was previously recalled, I believe twice. Dealer requested $125 diagnostic charge. Read details...
2008 mercedes Ml320. Consumer writes in regards to steering wheel issues. The consumer stated before the vehicle reached 50,000 miles, he began to hear an unusual sound when she turned the steering wheel. The consumer's husband added power steering fluid, but the noise would soon return. Read details...
I was pulling away from the curb, steering wheel started making whining noises and harder to turn. I continued on city streets then to a freeway where my car began to overheat. I pulled over at a gas station opened the hood and could see fluid all over right lower driver side. Read details...
Driving home on a local street at about 30 miles per hour, approaching intersection, trying to turn, all the sudden, steering wheel became very hard to turn, with no assisting power, car run over to the other side of the road, almost crash into curb. Read details...