E320 1999

Exterior Lighting

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Headlights



Removal & Installation
E-Class (210)
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
  2.  
  3. Open engine hood.
  4.  
  5. Remove front bumper.

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    Fig. Removing the front bumper



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    Fig. Front bumper intermediate layer and adjusting nut

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  7. Remove headlamp cleaning system on lamp unit.
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  9. Remove bolts.
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  11. Unscrew collar nut.
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  13. Pull lamp unit carefully forward.
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  15. Detach electrical connections from lamp unit.

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    Fig. Removing the headlight assembly

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To install:

  1. Insert headlamp cleaning system at the same time at the front and rear (arrows) on the lamp unit and then fasten in place using screw.
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  3. Tighten nut for front bumper on cross member to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  5. Check headlamp adjustment and if necessary correct.
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Tail Lights



Removal & Installation
E-Class (210)
Taillight In Fender
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
  2.  
  3. Fold side paneling in trunk to side.
  4.  
  5. Screw off nuts.
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  7. Remove clamp retainer. Unscrew screw on clamp retainer only far enough to release clamp retainer and thereby release taillight from fender.
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  9. Remove taillight from fender together with Installation: ensure that gasket is in gasket good condition and properly seated.
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  11. Disconnect electrical connector from taillight.

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    Fig. Removing the taillight in rear fender

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Ensure that gasket is in good together with gasket condition and seated properly.
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  5. Attach clamp retainer to sheet metal crimp on installation opening and tension lightly. Then uniformly tighten nuts and screw for clamp retainer.
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  7. Check for proper function.
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Taillight In Trunk Lid
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
  2.  
  3. Screw off cap nuts.
  4.  
  5. Remove clamp retainer Unscrew screw on clamp retainer only far enough to release clamp retainer and thereby release taillight from trunk lid.
  6.  
  7. Remove taillight from trunk lid together .
  8.  
  9. Disconnect electrical connector from taillight.

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    Fig. Removing the taillight in trunk lid

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Ensure that gasket is in good together with gasket condition and seated properly.
  4.  
  5. First attach clamp retainer to sheet metal crimp on installation opening and tension lightly. Then uniformly tighten cap nuts and screw for clamp retainer.
  6.  
  7. Check for proper function.
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