The Mercedes-Benz GL Class Second Generation, 2012 – present, is a luxury crossover SUV. This vehicle is larger than its predecessor, the X164. Despite impressive technologies and improved efficiency, like any new vehicle, this German import has been known to have a few common problems.
Rear Latch Door Problems: Some drivers have reported that one of their rear doors will not stay latched shut, which can pose a safety concern.
Brake Problems: Other X166 owners have noted wobbling or vibrating sensations when braking, especially but not always at higher speeds. This issue has been known to reoccur if not addresses by an expert.
Windshield Wiper Shudder: If you notice a shuddering sensation accompanied by an unpleasant noise when activating your wiper blades in the rain, maintenance above and beyond a standard blade change might be necessary.
Vibrations at Speeds Above 40 MPH: The root of this problem can be complicated to pinpoint as the accompanying issues and indications vary, from a scratching sensation in the steering wheel to the possible presentation of warning lights and more.
Bluetooth Audio Connection Problems: The intricacies of the Bluetooth audio functions are complex, and it can be difficult to know when there is an issue with your German import versus a learning curve.
Regardless of the concern you might have, consider calling a local and independent German import garage. They will already be knowledgeable about youR GL class’ common, or even less common, issues. Moreover, these technicians will be able to offer affordable yet expert advice, and they will share your passion for, and be happy to help you with, your Mercedes-Benz.
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