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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (25%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (50%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (13%)

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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK repair cost distribution

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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

turbocharged 200hp 2.1L I4 Diesel 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Georgia, United States
Feb 2016 - Apr 2017
Feb 2016

9500 mi
replaced rotors and pads 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Virginia, United States
Feb 2017 - Dec 2017
Oct 2017

11000 mi
when you put the driver's window all the way up it goes back down a little bit by itself. to close it all the way, you have to close it a second time. the problem was noted but nothing was done about it. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Feb 2017 - May 2018
Nov 2017

10000 mi
Recurrent issue with passenger side front door lock. Will unlock or lock on its own, sometimes can only be unlocked by hand. Car will sometimes completely lock on its own even with key fob in car. Dealer cannot find cause even though this is a semi-common problem according to Mercedes forums 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2017 - Nov 2017
May 2017

38440 mi
Coolant pump replacement 

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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in South Carolina, United States
Feb 2017 - Dec 2017
Oct 2017

41000 mi
The steering wheel, which lifts up when you enter or exit the car, was stuck in the "up" position. A new motor for the mechanism was installed, which remedied the problem. 

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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Washington, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
May 2018

20000 mi
Headlights were not aimed correctly 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Texas, United States
Feb 2017 - Sep 2018
Jul 2018

29000 mi
Auxiliary battery was found to be defective and replaced under warranty. 

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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Feb 2015 - Dec 2017
Apr 2015

10000 mi

US $700
Brakes are worn out even they are just used for only 10,000 miles and the dealer does not want to repair them 

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2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

turbocharged 200hp 2.1L I4 Diesel 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mercedes-Benz GLK in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

17980 mi
two NOx sensors needed replacement 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2015 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

18600 mi
Clutch in Torque Converter caused vibration on acceleration. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Dec 2016 - Sep 2018
Jul 2017

41000 mi
D/s window motor, regulator, rollers, channel 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Jan 2014 - Aug 2016
May 2014

5000 mi
AC system's evaporator drain for condensed water vapor discharges in an improper location. It pours over the exhaust, generating large amounts of steam. Dealer can not find the problem. 
Aug 2014

9000 mi
AC system's evaporator drain for condensed water vapor discharges in an improper location. It pours over the exhaust, generating large amounts of steam (intermittent). Dealer can not find the problem. 
May 2015

18400 mi
Dealer finally acknowledged there was a mis-placed drain line for the AC system (which resulted in water dripping on the exhaust & turning into steam). 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Alberta, Canada
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

45880 mi
Rain sensor for wipers not working properly. Cause: not clipped in properly when dealer replaced windshield a year before. 
Jun 2018

65100 mi

C $500
Power tilt failed and repaired by owner 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Colorado, United States
Dec 2013 - Sep 2015
Jun 2014

7000 mi
Power port quit working in Center console. 
Sep 2014

12000 mi
Fuse burned out again. (power port again). 
Nov 2014

15000 mi
Fuse blew again (3D time), Service writer said it's not the car but the phone charger we're using. Funny, we used the same charger in our ML and never blew a fuse. Service writer refused to replace the fuse, still warrantied. Not good. 
Mar 2015

20000 mi
Dealer forgot to fill up the Ad Blue when the vehicle was in for maintenance. Also, transmission was reprogramed due to a service bulletin update. Car shifts like crap now. Mileage is down too. Extremely frustrating. 
Jul 2015

26700 mi
Car still is getting poor Fuel economy. Found out that when the dealer installed the factory update for the transmission, the Technician failed to reset the Values for programing. Everythings fine now and the GLK gets 34/40 combined. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Manitoba, Canada
Oct 2013 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

15800 mi
Blind Spot monitor system did not work 
Nov 2016

24580 mi
Tailpipe clamp 
Sep 2017

32860 mi
Emission control showed malfunction. N02 scrubber not working properly 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Michigan, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

38000 mi
DEF fluid refill did not reset to full and warning light occurred along with number of starts countdown 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Maine, United States
Feb 2016 - Dec 2017
Aug 2017

72000 mi

US $1000
P20B9 code. Reductant heater A control circuit /open. P20B9code. Inline DEF heater 
Dec 2017

77800 mi

US $569
Replaced DEF fluid pump 

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2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Florida, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2017
Jul 2016

15700 mi
This vehicle has the worst transmission ever. It doesn't know what gear it should be in, after "reprogram" it was exactly the same 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2016 - Jun 2017
Apr 2017

45000 mi
Replaced front pad and rotors, under warranty. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Texas, United States
Jun 2015 - Mar 2018
Sep 2015

9000 mi
replaced steering column 

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2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2016 - Feb 2018
Jun 2017

37000 mi
warranty service......recharged ac and put in a dye for further problem tracing 

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2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

turbocharged 200hp 2.1L I4 Diesel 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

41540 mi
Soot sensor 
Apr 2017

48980 mi
Radar sensors for blind spot system, replace all sensors and wiring harness 
Jun 2017

52700 mi
Low or near zero engine power 
Jun 2018

71300 mi
DEF heater line replaced after CEL indicator ( heater shorted out ) - heater line replaced failed within one year, second covered under part warrenty 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

7440 mi
pump for the window washing system replaced 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Nova Scotia, Canada
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

37200 mi
Replace solenoid in torque converter to fix shudder during accelation. 
Apr 2018

56420 mi

C $4700
Replaced diesel NOx sensors (2), temperature sensor,  adblue dosing valve. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2015

30380 mi
Collision sensor in body panel 
Jul 2015

30880 mi
Dash idiot light. They told me it was a "reset" so they just cleared the code. 
Dec 2017

53320 mi
brake squeal - not long after brake replacement - no charge repairs - was squeal again a couple of days later - waiting to make sure brake pads have a few miles to see if it goes away or it goes back again 
Jan 2018

54560 mi
Brakes done by dealer SEPT 2017, returned DEC 2017 for rear squealing when braking at slow speed, pads replaced, squealing returned early JAN - returned and entire rear (drivers and passenger) rotors, pads, springs (everything) completely replaced under warranty - problem solved. 
Feb 2018

55180 mi

C $1150
Radar unit rear right (inside bumper) failed - replaced new 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

56730 mi

C $900
Discovered a faulty O2 sensor. After discovering it would cost nearly $1,000 after labour to fix I called MB head office to express my disappointment that such a part would last such a short time. MB agreed to cover the part despite no warranty! 
Jan 2018

56730 mi

C $1100
Soot particulate sensor 
Feb 2018

58020 mi

C $1100
Add blue delivery line with heating element both needed replacement. Drivers seat belt buckle lock would silently disengage seatbelt without warning WHILE DRIVING. A warning light did come up on the dash for the airbag which was diagnosed by the dealership. Exhaust pipe has rotted out beneath clamp and near engine block. The dealership has welded the exhaust pipe together as a temporary fix while requesting Germany to build a new exhaust pipe (front two sections). It should be here in approximately 2 - 4 weeks. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
May 2016

59000 mi

US $488
Replace cracked left-side charge air hose for turbocharger. The cracked hose caused loss of boost pressure for the turbocharger. Drivable but with poor full throttle acceleration, and poor kick-down passing. 

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2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Texas, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2018
Dec 2015

40000 mi
Restart engine after brief running time, engine would clatter (rough at idle). TSB LI05.10-P-056435. Replaced tensioners. Engine dies at startup TSB LI07.08-P-055310 Rattles due to differential temperature changes from the AC vents. On hot or cold days when attempting to bring the interior of the car to normal the vents would crack. TSB LI68.10-P-055925 Attempt to lube and felt interior trim Seat belt attachment point rattles and/squeaks. Dealer retightened seat belt. Did not fix problem will attempt to have it replaced under TSB LI91.40-P-057018 for belt height adjuster. 
Mar 2018

71000 mi
Sway Bar Links were worn on front end, replaced under CPO unlimited mileage warranty. Driver seat loose at 71k miles and was popping during regular driving. Replaced entire front driver seat assembly 204-910-75-36 and driver seat feels firm and new again. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Georgia, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

48000 mi
Replace windshield wipers. 
Mar 2018

48000 mi

US $265
Replaced the main battery. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Texas, United States
Dec 2014 - Apr 2018
Mar 2015

23000 mi
Sensor reported a worn brake pad. The sensor was bad and was replaced. Brake pads and all systems were fine. 
Jan 2016

26300 mi
Tilt steering wheel stuck in highest position. A screw inside the tilt mechanism was repaired under warranty. 
Feb 2016

26600 mi
Tilt steering wheel stuck again in up position. Dealer repaired under warranty. 

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2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Oregon, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

64000 mi

US $455
Changed front brake pads. Changed front brake rotors. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

27100 mi
Transmission was acting up a bit. There was some delayed shifting at lower speeds. Check engine light came on. Code was something about a miscommunication with the transmission control module. Dealer reflashed and updated software in the ECM 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Washington, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2016
Nov 2015

26600 mi
Had excessive draw on battery at rest. Reprogrammed,but didn't fix it 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Utah, United States
Apr 2015 - Jul 2018
Mar 2018

80000 mi

US $1600
Driveshaft failed (was falling apart, per dealer). Was making a noise. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Florida, United States
Aug 2017 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

80000 mi

US $535
Front pads worn out. Replaced pads, rotors, and wear sensor and flushed brake fluid. 

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2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
- Dec 2015
Dec 2015

48000 mi
I was having a vibration in the steering wheel while turning at slow speed. Dealer replaced the engine and transmission mounts. Adviser at dealership claimed that they failed. We had a great deal of noise in the cabin at highway speed. dealer replaced the windshield seals and gaskets which rewired replacement of windshield. 

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2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Texas, United States
- Feb 2012
Feb 2012

5000 mi
Star Motors replaced a rubber hose on the intake manifold pressure system. Work performed under warranty. A totally satisfactory experience. They tried repeatedly to give me a loaner. I declined, it was rush hour in Houston. Great service. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2018 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

32240 mi

C $470
Washer fluid tank leaking when filled to maximum capacity. Decided to not fix. Problem stopped by itself when some fluid was leaked. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Connecticut, United States
Jun 2016 - Dec 2019
Apr 2016

32000 mi
Replaced headlight 

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2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK

Engine not specified

Mercedes-Benz GLK in North Dakota, United States
Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

79000 mi
Rear window wiper 

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2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Virginia, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2014
Nov 2013

38000 mi
right front headlight inop, replaced gratis under cpo warranty 
Mar 2014

48000 mi
left front headlight bulb replaced gratis under warranty 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018
Nov 2013

29000 mi
Headlight (pass) not functioning 
Apr 2014

33000 mi
Driver side headlight out 
Jun 2017

88000 mi

US $1000
The steering wheel lock which unlocks when the key is initially insert into the dash. The motor for that steering wheel lock was faulty. Had to replace, and the labor to get to it was expensive The key receiver on the dash came apart and fell into the dash. 
May 2018

112250 mi

US $750
The rear back door latch stopped working. I’m tired of the small electronic items breaking on this car. Useless auto features that break and cost too much to fix. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Alabama, United States
Oct 2011 - Jul 2018
Nov 2012

18200 mi
Windshield washer fluid reservoir developed a leak. 
Nov 2013

25000 mi
windshield washer pump was replaced 
Mar 2014

27000 mi
drivers side low beam headlight burned out; no crack in lens 
Sep 2014

35000 mi
Passenger side low beam headlight burned out. 
Feb 2017

65000 mi

US $45
Replaced driver side lower beam headlight 
Jan 2018

75000 mi

US $180
Replace passenger side low beam headlight; FOURTH time. 
Jul 2018

80000 mi

US $135
replaced passenger side low beam headlight 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Aug 2010 - Dec 2011
Nov 2010

1300 mi
Rear passenger door latch would sometimes fail to engage when door was closed. Outside handle was sticking in the open position. 
Dec 2011

9000 mi
Rear passenger door lock solenoid went bad. 

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2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Utah, United States
Nov 2011 - Apr 2018
Jan 2016 Check engine light came on, thermostat replaced under warranty, no further issues. 
Oct 2016

31200 mi
Check engine light came on again. Radiator sensor replaced under warranty. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2011 - Oct 2014
Jul 2011

3200 mi
two problems - Faulty Satellite radio antenna / electrical connection => replaced the antenna - Rear fog light faulty electrical connection => changed the entire housing 
Dec 2012

11000 mi
Engine constantly running in rich mixture mode due to faulty temperature sensor. Car was repaired under warranty. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2010 - May 2017
Dec 2011

14880 mi
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. 
Sep 2012

20460 mi
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 
Dec 2013

31000 mi
Failed thermostat replaced under warranty 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2016
Mar 2012

13000 mi
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. 
Aug 2012

17700 mi
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. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2013 - Oct 2017
Oct 2017

75640 mi

C $300
Replaced ripped vinyl seat cover 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in West Virginia, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2014
Dec 2011

13000 mi
Discovered that dealer had overfilled engine with oil at 10K service. Had oil level corrected. 
Dec 2012

23000 mi
Tailgate wiper motor quit working. Dealer replaced wiper motor under warranty. 
Oct 2013

32800 mi
Window washer pump stopprd working. Dealer found that wiring to pump had frayed, and replaced part of wiring harness. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Colorado, United States
Jan 2012 - Apr 2014
Nov 2012

15900 mi
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. 
Dec 2013

23000 mi
Vents below navigation screen stopped blowing air. Part replaced under warranty. 
Feb 2014

23600 mi
Weather stripping inside front passenger door became compromised, replaced. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Washington, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2014

34000 mi
High pitch noise at high RPM gear changes 
Jul 2015

46300 mi
Buzzing rattle from exhaust around 2100 RPM, found left muffler at fault. Replaced muffler 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Jun 2018
Oct 2011

16120 mi
Windshield washer reservoir was leaking - replaced rubber seal around the heater module for the windshield washer fluid. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Alaska, United States
Jun 2012 - Mar 2014
Jul 2012

8300 mi
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. 
Mar 2014

24000 mi
The emission sensor 

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2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

12000 mi
Replaced thermostat 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Georgia, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2017
Mar 2014

33000 mi

US $500
Engine check light on Replace Battery 
Nov 2015

51400 mi
Engine check light on intermittently - cold air handling unit sensor was replaced. 
Feb 2016

55100 mi
Mas air handling unit was replaced following chronic intermittent malfunction. Fourth attempt to fix this problem, now repaired. 
May 2017

85000 mi

US $800
replaced brake pads 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Georgia, United States
Nov 2009 - Apr 2012
Jul 2011

18000 mi
Electrical connection to rear door went out. Repaired after 1 day in shop and complimentary loaner. 
Dec 2011

21000 mi
Engine malfunction light on. Cylinders 4 & 5 misfired and engine heaved and rumbled. Taken to dealer who cleared faults and said is was a fuel problem. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2009

200 mi

US $70000
front end 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Texas, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2015
May 2011

15000 mi
Vibration noise heard when engine in idle. R&R all three engine panels. Replaced both front engine mounts. 
Dec 2012

30000 mi
Passenger side low beam headlight went out and was repaired / replaced by dealership. 
Mar 2013

32000 mi
Left Low Beam Head Lamp replaced (<10 minutes) 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Florida, United States
Dec 2009 - Oct 2011
Jan 2010

6000 mi
Rear hatch went up 3 inches and then back down. 
Sep 2011

17000 mi
Rubber molding on back of drivers door wore out from abrasion 

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2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK 4dr SUV

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

Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Nov 2013 - Mar 2018
Nov 2016

113200 mi

US $160
Aging battery failed and needed replacement 
Feb 2018

130000 mi

US $2400
Intake runner flaps Motor mounts 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2015 - Jul 2018
Mar 2016

75000 mi

US $2000
Bad bearing, transmission replaced. MB covered parts, I paid labor. 
Jun 2016

80000 mi

US $400
Coil replaced cylinder 5 
Dec 2016

95000 mi

US $1100
Needed thermostat replaced, non-oem part did not fix the issue. Return to shop for new OEM part. Also 4 new tires and brakes (rotors and pads). 
Apr 2017

102000 mi

US $118
front end alignment after hitting HUGE pothole 
Jul 2017

107000 mi

US $3500
vibration when braking after non-OEM repair shop used (Mr. Tire) 
Jun 2018

114000 mi

US $600
vibration when braking, replaced 2 control arms 
Jul 2018

114000 mi

US $600
replace another control arm 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2016
Sep 2013

37000 mi

US $15
Windshield washer fluid reservoir split leaking washer fluid. Sunvisor vanity mirror cover broken on driver's side. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Illinois, United States
Apr 2014 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

68000 mi

US $400
Passenger door window would not operate remotely. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2013 - Sep 2017
Mar 2014

44020 mi

C $618
CEL came on took it to the dealer.Thermastat not operating right,Temp gauge stopping at 80 instead of 90.So new thermostat,belt,anti-freeze.$618.00 Canadian.Now gauge stops at 90. 
Aug 2014

47120 mi

C $612
Drivers door lock actuator needs to be replaced as door will not lock except manually. Since it's $700 to fix, I can live with it. 
Dec 2014

51460 mi
Took car in for oil change and asked about door lock not working.They said it was the actuator and would cost $770.00 plus tax but service manager said as a good will gesture they would pay 80%,so I am quite happy to pay the remaining 20%. Serpentine belt tensioner making noise repaired at no cost 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Alberta, Canada
Dec 2009 - Dec 2013
May 2012

31700 mi
All 4 wheel bearings were replaced under warrantee.  Also the washer fluid reservoir had to be replaced, the check washer fluid light wouldn't go out. 
Dec 2013

47120 mi

C $5850
cluster, ABS ESC and pre safe functions unavailable. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

1860 mi
lumbar control faulty valve for air bladder. Parts ordered for April 15 2010 water leak through dashboard drivers side 
Apr 2010

2480 mi
lumbar fully extended, would not release Casting defect, water leak from upper A pillar seeping in through weld seam all the way down.. 
Oct 2010

8680 mi
Recurring water leak . Previous attempt by dealership did not correct problem. Vehicle was sent to a glass repair facility where the windshield was re-sealed. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Virginia, United States
Mar 2010 - Dec 2013
Jan 2012

24000 mi
noise from transfer case, replacement of transmission 
May 2012

28700 mi
front headlight lamp, rear headlight lamp, licence plate lamp, 
Nov 2012

36100 mi
replace bulbs, fix loose rear door latch 
Feb 2013

41300 mi
broken cupholder tab 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2010 - Jun 2014
Sep 2012

44020 mi
Right and left front stabilizer bar link rods 
Oct 2012

44720 mi
Replaced faulty thermostat 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2010 - Dec 2012
Feb 2012

21740 mi
Engine light went on and car started shaking. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in British Columbia, Canada
May 2010 - Jun 2018
Sep 2012

31000 mi
Squeek in the steering column. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2009 - Oct 2012
May 2010

6360 mi
Tailgate cluch motor slips. Motor was replaced. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2009 - Feb 2016
Feb 2010

7000 mi
Check engine light came on - took to nearest dealer. Diagnostics ran, air flow sensor called out. Sensor tested and passed electrical test so it was reinstalled. Started car this afternoon, light came back on, made service appointment for next week. Dropped GLK off. Dealer ran diagnostics again - same sensor called out. Part replaced, problem solved. 
Jun 2010

12000 mi
Problems with Park Tronic and heated seats. Dealer said it was normal. I explained the rental MB I had none of the issues. Was told you cannot compare vehicles. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2013
Dec 2012

36000 mi
Car did not start. Gave it it's best shot but not enough amps. Called service and they sent a guy out to give me a jump, then I took it in and they replace battery under orig warranty. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Texas, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2018
Dec 2012

15000 mi
Ambient sensor was cracked allowing moisture to get in. Replaced ambient sensor. Growling noise while stationary in drive. Replaced engine mounts. 
Jan 2013

15000 mi
Windshield Washers didn't squirt liquid. Replaced filters and pumps. 
Jul 2013

16200 mi

US $240
Battery wouldn't hold a charge 
Dec 2014

22000 mi
Rear lift gate failed to open sometimes. Lift gate mechanism replaced. 
Dec 2016

28000 mi

US $1200
Small leak in transfer case. The case was disassembled and new sealant applied. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2015
Oct 2010

31000 mi
headlight failed - replaced under warranty 
Oct 2011

54000 mi

US $40
headlight burned out. 3rd time, first two were covered under warranty 
Jan 2015

123000 mi

US $320
Battery would not take a charge, it was replaced 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Texas, United States
May 2009 - Jul 2012
Jun 2009

4000 mi
The lower weather stripping (and metal rail) fell off the driver's door when I was cleaning the car. The dealer diagnosed the problem as a defective clip and replaced the entire weather stripping assembly. 
Oct 2009

14000 mi
The rear hatch (electrically driven) does not open fully when the button is pushed. This happens about 2/3 of the time. Of course, the dealer said that they could not duplicate the problem. 
Jun 2010

31000 mi
Rear gate motor would not open gate more than half of the times the switch was activated. The motor was replaced and the gate now works properly.  Also, the chrome-plastic rim of the cupholder was chipping off. It was replaced. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Virginia, United States
Jun 2009 - Dec 2012
Aug 2009

2000 mi
Air conditioner controller wouldn't retain settings. Module replaced. Tailgate intermittently started reversing direction before fully open. Dealer "adjusted" and now seems to work OK. 
Dec 2009

5000 mi
Windshield washer stopped spraying fluid. Motor defective/replaced. Windshield washer pump failed/repaired under warranty. 
Apr 2011

22700 mi
Airbag deployment computer failed with resulting "Immediate service required" warning. Dealer recommended not driving the vehicle (safety issue). Took three days to get the part + 2½ hours to install. Dealer provided a free loaner. 
Sep 2011

30000 mi
The dealer (without prompting) noticed that some of the wheel lug nuts were somewhat corroded. They were all replaced under warranty with the exception of the one locking nut on each wheel (the locking nuts are also Mercedes parts but showed no signs). My spouse mentioned to our service advisor that the driver's visor wouldn't stay in position very long before sagging down and she wanted to know if there was a way to tighten it up. To my surprise, the dealership replaced both under warranty! 
Jun 2012

45000 mi
Driver's sun visor would no longer remain in the stowed position (nor in the user-set sun blocking position for that matter). Visor replaced under warranty and the dealership took the initiative to also replace the passenger visor. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2011 - Nov 2011
Aug 2011

24180 mi
Fixed rear gate 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

12400 mi
Intermittent problems with blank Nav. display, no audio, driver door and rear door power locks do not work. Currently, car is in shop for last 4 days. Needing parts that are back ordered.  Power-Lock assemblies for driver door and rear passenger door were replaced. 
Oct 2010

15500 mi
Integrated Nav.phone and radio display was replaced. 
Nov 2010

16600 mi
Occasional intermittent problem with Power Rear Lift Gate. It does not open completely. Solenoid chatters and the gate unlocks. It has to be manually opened with the push button. Keyless pushbutton start feature occasionally does not work. "Key Not Detected" message shows even though the key is in the pocket.Vehicle will start with key. Have replaced battery in the key.Still unable to solve the issue. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Hawaii, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2015
Mar 2013

28000 mi
No alarm when a door was not closed. Alarm activates only when vehicle is in motion, +/- 5MPH, then entire dashboard turns red with text alarm message and vehicle outline with door indicated. 
Jun 2013

29000 mi

US $1000
AC drain mount disconnected causing water damage to interior of vehicle. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

57660 mi
Driver seat base replaced acct failed leather fabric. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Florida, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

30000 mi
Check engine light on. Software upgrade required. 
Apr 2018

53000 mi

US $200
Brake wear sensor replaced (front) 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

54000 mi
The driver's side door lock actuator stopped working. It was repaired under extended warranty and we were given a loaner vehicle. 
Jun 2017

57500 mi

US $800
transmission fluid pan gasket was leaking so had it replaced. windshield wiper reservoir (plastic bottle) was leaking so had it replaced. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Alberta, Canada
Dec 2015 - Jun 2017
Jan 2016 The car did not recognize the keys. Dealer said it had to do with the steering wheel lock 
Jan 2017

78120 mi

C $200
The thermostat for the coolant was jammed. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2012 - Mar 2018
Aug 2013

25000 mi
Needed to replace right side low beam. Covered under warranty. Quick and easy. 
May 2014

35000 mi
Satellite radio reception was intermittent. My BMW has no issues sitting next to it in the driveway so I knew it wasn't a reception problem. Dealer tried software update, didn't fix it. Replaced the antenna under warranty. 100% Fixed now. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2012 - Apr 2018
Apr 2013

47940 mi
Turn signal problem - replaced components inside steering column under warranty 
Aug 2014

57660 mi

C $500
Replace electric motor for drivers side window. 
Nov 2015

68200 mi

C $500
Replaced thermostat 
Sep 2016

77500 mi

C $2700
Timing chain replaced 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2013
Oct 2012

47000 mi
Radio and display would randomly refuse to power on. Fixed by software update. 
Jun 2013

59000 mi
Sunroof squeaking 
Jul 2013

60000 mi
Sunroof adjusted and lubed but still made noise. 2nd repair trip required and this time parts were replaced. 
Aug 2013

60000 mi
Bluetooth failing to pair. 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Maryland, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Mar 2013

35000 mi
Repair transfer case seal leak 
Jun 2013

39000 mi

US $28
Replace 2 headlights 
Mar 2014

50000 mi
Slightly noisy serp belt tensioner. Replaced under warranty. (Noticed in complimentary dealer inspection prior to warranty expiration.) 
Dec 2014

60000 mi

US $750
Replace 2 engine mounts and 1 transmission mount. Dealer messed up diagnosis a year ago, meaning that repair occurred out of warranty. MBZ paid for half (I.e., we both paid $750) Hazard flasher works sporadically. Dealer said loose wire was repaired, but still not fixed. 
Jul 2016

80500 mi

US $150
Replace 4-way flasher switch 
Sep 2016

83000 mi

US $1600
Steering interlock failed - car would not start. Mercedes roadside tech was able to get around the interlock. At that point, it could have been driven indefinitely so long as the key was never taken out of the ignition. 
Oct 2016

83300 mi

US $1300
Replace crank position sensor Replace 2 evaporate control system valves 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Washington, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2012
Feb 2012

30700 mi
Nav Screen failed, replaced under warranty 
Jun 2012

30000 mi
Small oil leak from main seal 
Sep 2012

29000 mi
COMAND Controller failed; rotational inputs to joystick failed to register Right most air front air vent vane adjustment arm broke 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Ohio, United States
Dec 2011 - Jan 2012
Jan 2012

33000 mi
engine cover replaced because a hold-down clip came off or broke off, under warranty 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Illinois, United States
Jun 2010 - Apr 2013
Jan 2011

6000 mi
No audio intermittently 
Sep 2011

13000 mi
flat tire caused by a corroded air valve stem of one of the tires. 
Mar 2012

18000 mi
battery dead cruise control failure 
Mercedes-Benz GLK in Kansas, United States
Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
Oct 2013

20200 mi
TPMS malfunction light came on - simply needed a software update 

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2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Georgia, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Oct 2009 Front passenger window was not rolling all the way down into the door. They said it was fixed after keeping it for two days but it still isn't completely fixed 

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