Mercedes Benz ML W164 ML550 - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis W164
Model ML550
Engine 4966cc
Engine Code -
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 2005 - 2009
Predecessor W163
Successor W166
Performance Value
Power 388bhp
Torque 530Nm
Acceleration 5.8 (s)
Top Speed 155 MPH
MPG City 16.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 25.0 MPG
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ML W164 ML550 Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2003/060 - Possible Loss Of Power Assisted Steering Fluid - An oversize hose clamp may allow a gradual loss of Power Assisted Steering Fluid over a period of time.
  • R/2008/147 - Engine Emergency Shut Off On Board Diagnosis Or Tank/speedo Signal May Be Affected - Possibility of transfer of incorrect control unit software which could affect engine shut off control in an emergency situation or the on board diagnosis system or tank/speedometer signal
  • R/2008/149 - Engine Could Lose Power. - The electrical connection in the interior of the crankshaft sensor's chip housing may be interrupted which may result in loss of power and the inability to restart engine
  • R/2009/031 - Automatic Liftgate May Open Inadvertently - Automatic liftgate may open inadvertently due to moisture entry into the control unit from water leaks in the area of the rear lamps.