The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (X167), also known as the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, is the third generation of the GL-Class luxury SUV lineup. Introduced in 2019 and still in production, the X167 GLS-Class offers a combination of refined luxury, cutting-edge technology, and exceptional performance, with a bold and commanding design. While the X167 continues to set the standard for luxury SUVs in its segment, a few common issues are known to occur.
Key Fob Issues: Issues with the keyless entry and key fob have been experienced by owners. Generally this has something to do with a malfunctioning key fob, as owners have reported not being able to lock/unlock the car and not being able to start the car.
Vibrations at High Speeds: Common in models equipped with larger wheels, this problem may be due to poor wheel alignment, a worn out suspension or faulty wheel bearings or CV axles.
Faulty Battery Issues: Especially models equipped with the 48-volt battery, owners have noticed they cannot start the car and an error will appear on their dashboard. Oftentimes the battery’s terminals are dirty and need to be cleaned. To be on the safe side, take your X167 to a reliable Mercedes-Benz repair shop and have them inspect the battery for you.
Advanced Technology Features: The X167 GLS-Class incorporates advanced technology features. While these features enhance the driving experience, they can occasionally have software bugs or require updates. Keeping the software up to date and following any recommended maintenance procedures can help ensure optimal performance on the road.
If your encounter these or any other problems with your Mercedes-Benz GL Class SUV, take it to the nearest Mercedes-Benz service center for diagnostics as soon as possible. The technicians and staff will be happy to assist you with any issue you may be experiencing, and resolve to eliminate it as quickly as possible to get you back on the road again.
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