Mercedes Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1974-1984 Repair Guide

Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Lights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Light Bulbs



See Figures 1 through 5

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Fig. Fig. 1: To remove the rear turn signal, brake and parking light bulbs, loosen the bulb housing retaining nuts



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Fig. Fig. 2: Pull the lens housing assembly off the mounting studs



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Fig. Fig. 3: 1. Bulb 2. Socket housing assembly Remove the bulb from the housing by depressing and twisting it 1/8 turn counterclockwise



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Fig. Fig. 4: To remove the rear turn signal, brake and parking light lens, loosen the retaining bolts



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Fig. Fig. 5: Remove the lens through the trunk after disengaging it from the rubber weatherstrip

  1. Open the trunk and loosen the tail light housing nuts.
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  3. Pull the housing away from the body to gain access to the bulb assembly housing.
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  5. Remove and replace the defective bulb by putting a slight inward pressure on the bulb and turn it counterclockwise.
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  7. After replacing the necessary bulbs, install the housing and tighten the retaining nuts.
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Lens Assembly

  1. Open the trunk and loosen the tail light housing nuts.
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  3. Pull the housing away from the body to gain access to the lens assembly.
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  5. Remove the lens retaining nuts.
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  7. Remove the lens assembly from the trunk.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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