Last post on Jan 30, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class, Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG, SUV
#116 of 125 Re: Transmission Repair [cneff]
Mar 26, 2009 (2:40 pm)
Hey, found the following on a MB owner group website. Looks like a pretty knowledgable reply regarding the 06 ML transmission problems. Hope this helps....
An 06 ML came with a 14 06 valve body which allows the 2-1 downshift before the vehicle reaches a standstill. This down shift is very un comfortable in traffic. When the dealer checks for newer software the computer states there is no newer software available. The solution is to replace the valve body with a 13 06 or a 21 06 which accepts the new software and takes care of the shift quality. The dealer has to submit the part numbers and software levels to MB to recieve authorization to replace the valve body under warranty. Please be patient and ask for a shop foreman to be involved as many techs are not aware of these details. Hope this helps.
Aug 22, 2009 (11:45 pm)
How does the bluetooth work on 06-08 M-Class? Is it part of some package? I just visited local MB dealer and salesman says that I have to purchase $500 adapter though that 2007 M350 comes with COMMAND navigation.
I imagine that adapter required only if I need to transfer my phone book, but if I just want to pair car bluetooth with my iPhone I would not need an adapter. It seems salesperson does not get it right?
#119 of 125 Re: blutooth [chelentano]
Sep 22, 2009 (8:11 pm)
I suspect you need the "blue tooth" module, it fits in the center console under your arm rest.
You can see a photo of what it looks like here http://www.whnet.com/4x4/phones.html
it is 1/2 way down the page and silver with a blue end.
I bought mine at the dealer when I bought my car and got a nice discount across the counter from parts.
Its called "MHI Bluetooth Interface Module"; You can also find after market ones, but I never tried them. This thing works pretty good, and it does download your address book, previous calls etc, .
There were not many options for me to go aftermarket when I bought mine, but
try google for that module and you might be surprised, I see them on Ebay, and here http://www.ecrater.com/product.php?pid=4604649 ($250)
#120 of 125 Re: blutooth [doccolorado]
Oct 07, 2009 (8:56 pm)
yes, thank you. I actually got one on eBay for $120 - original "MHI Bluetooth Interface Module"
#121 of 125 Re: Transmission Repair [jaws4]
Oct 22, 2009 (8:12 pm)
I HAVE A 2006 ML350 4MATIC AND IT SHIFTS FROM 1 TO 2 AND NEVER TO 3, 4 OR 5. WOULD YOU HAVE ANY SOLUTIONS. IF THERE IS A SOLUTION BESIDES CHANGING THE TRANNY, DO YOU HAVE ANY PART NUMBERS? URGENTLY NEED HELP. MY WARRANTY IS OVER. I HAVE 55K MILES. WHAT IS AN ESTIMATED COST TO DO THIS REPAIR.
#122 of 125 Re: Transmission Repair [ezrockcorp]
Oct 22, 2009 (8:53 pm)
The first thing to check would be the transmission fluid level.
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#123 of 125 Re: Transmission Repair [inge2]
Nov 15, 2009 (5:18 am)
HOW DID U RESOLVE UR TRANSMISSION PROBLEM ON THE 2006 ML350. WHAT WAS REPLACED. THANKS
#124 of 125 2007 ML 320
Dec 27, 2009 (4:10 pm)
Just coming out of my 3 year lease in this car with P3 and sport package. Really nice vehicle with virtually no problems. Super solid and stable driving.
One question..anybody else notice windshield/wiper icing issues in cold, snowy weather? Seems I have to run defrost on high almost all the time to keep from icing up.
#125 of 125 ml 350 trans problem
Jan 30, 2010 (2:37 pm)
Consider purchasing a extended warranty for your ML 350.
I both my ML one month ago and have the same problem when down shifting from 2 to 1 gear
I been told is a normal thing for a ML
they told me that some of they model do that when coming to a complete stop. Iím not happy with it, specially because I change from a lexus RX350 which has no transmission defect to the ML350 I though Benz was a better car. Luckily I have extended warranty