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2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Problems and Repair Histories

27 TrueDelta members own a 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. 12 of these members (44.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 25 repairs to 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Classes--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class repairs by problem area

12% of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class repairs were to the engine, 12% to the suspension, 32% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 16% to the body and trim, and 28% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 25 repairs.

2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class repair cost distribution

Of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 33% cost less than $100, 17% between $100 and $499, 17% between $500 and $999, 17% between $1000 and $2499, and 17% more than $2500.

Chart based on 6 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class

Engine not specified

Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 3000    
3300 0 two problems - Faulty Satellite radio antenna / electrical connection => replaced the antenna - Rear fog light faulty electrical connection => changed the entire housing 
11000 0 Engine constantly running in rich mixture mode due to faulty temperature sensor. Car was repaired under warranty. 

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2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 0    
1500 0 Rear passenger door latch would sometimes fail to engage when door was closed. Outside handle was sticking in the open position. 
9000 0 Rear passenger door lock solenoid went bad. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 9000    
18500 0 Windshield washer fluid reservoir developed a leak. 
25000 0 windshield washer pump was replaced 
30000 0 drivers side low beam headlight burned out; no crack in lens 
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2013 26000    
29000 0 Headlight (pass) not functioning 
30000  

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2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in West Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 0    
23000 0 Tailgate wiper motor quit working. Dealer replaced wiper motor under warranty. 
34000 0 Windshield washers quit working. Dealer found that wiring harness to washer pump had shorted out. Dealer replaced section of harness under warranty. 
41000  
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 10000    
16300 0 Noticed a loud "humming" noise from front of vehicle. Took it in and it was diagnosed with a failing left wheel bearing. Replaced under warranty. 
23000 0 Vents below navigation screen stopped blowing air. Part replaced under warranty. 
24300 0 Weather stripping inside front passenger door became compromised, replaced. 
25000  
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in Alaska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2012 8000    
8700 0 Paint on lower panel of rocker panel came off. The dealer had tried to repair it with a quick paint job, it recurred within a couple of weeks. The dealer contacted the manufacturer and they agreed to repair it again using more effective procedures. 
24000 0 The emission sensor 
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 0    
14880 0 Driver's side front seat - motor gearing for adjusting seat broke. Seat was usable but seat back was a bit wobbly and couldn't be fully reclineed. Entire seat back needed replacement. 
20460 0 Noticed noise from power steering, checked fluid, level was low. Reported to dealer, shop diagnosed loss of fluid and found bearing leak at power steering pump. Pump replaced under warranty 
31000 0 Failed thermostat replaced under warranty 
32860  
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2011 10000    
13000 0 The sunroof would not open or close properly. Dealer said it was a software re-programming problem. They re-programmed the car and issue fixed. 
18000 0 I was having a knocking noise as I would go over bumps and make sharp turns. It apparently was a loose nut on the stabilizer bar. It got fixed only after they told me they could not find a problem and I insisted they look at it again. The tail gate was making a loud noise when it opened. They reprogrammed the software and the problem disappeared. 
35000  
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 11160    
16120 0 Windshield washer reservoir was leaking - replaced rubber seal around the heater module for the windshield washer fluid. 
37200  

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