Grinding Noise

My Mercedes SUV is Making a Grinding Noise and it Doesn’t Sound Good!

Desert Oasis Auto Repair Mercedes Benz

It can be common to hear a noise coming from the undercarriage of many GL, ML and R Class Mercedes-Benz (with the years of these models varying from 2006-2012). It is a pretty horrendous noise that no one can ignore! Mechanics who are not specialized in the repair of Mercedes-Benz are replacing wheel bearings or wheel hubs. This grinding or whining sound mirrors that of these parts wearing out. (This is not to say those parts do not wear out as well.) When these parts are replaced, it does not remedy the sound. An experienced Mercedes specialist will recognize this grinding or winding sound, which increases with speed, as coming from the front differential. What Is The Cause and the Solution? Mechanics who do their research will find the only way to repair this sound is to replace the front differential. This is the method the dealership uses and how …