Motor was replaced at 20,000 miles.
Repeated transmission leaks, Power
stearing went out, windows failed
several times, goo smeared up the
windows from inside the door the first
summer, sun roof failed,
numerous "check engine" lights (in
addition to that listed above)
requiring trips to the dealer for
repair. A/C is inadequate for the size
of the vehicle (corrected in later year
Mercedes' mechanics and customer
service has been excellent. They
certainly get enough practice with the
The all wheel drive technology was the
motivating factor to purchase this
vehicle. Now that it is available
through other manufacturers, I'll dump
my M-Class and buy something else.
Build a car that is mechanically stable
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