How to Change a Mercedes Park Light

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How to Change a Mercedes Park Light
Replacing the park light on a Mercedes takes only a few minutes. (classic car image by bright from Fotolia.com)

The park light on all Mercedes-Benz vehicles is located at the rear of the vehicle. Depending on the make and model of your Mercedes vehicle, the park light is either on the main taillamp assembly or on the boot lid. Changing the park light is fairly simple and only requires a Phillips screwdriver and a replacement bulb. The type of bulb depends on the vehicle. Check with your owner's manual to be sure which is the correct bulb to use.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Replacement bulb

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Turn off your vehicle's engine. Remove the keys from the ignition and make sure all electrical devices are turned off.

  2. 2

    Open the boot lid. Pull the upper boot trim out of the vehicle.

  3. 3

    Remove the screws on the inner park light assembly to access the bulb. The number of screws depends on the vehicle.

  4. 4

    Pull the assembly out and rotate the park light socket counterclockwise. Pull the old bulb out and use a cloth to install the new bulb. Do not touch the new bulb's glass surface with your bare hands. Place the socket back into the assembly and rotate it clockwise.

  5. 5

    Place the assembly back into the vehicle and reattach the screws. Reinstall the boot trim and close the lid.

  1. 1

    Turn off your vehicle's engine. Remove the keys from the ignition and make sure all electrical devices are turned off.

  2. 2

    Open the boot lid. Remove the screws behind the tail light assembly and pull it out to reveal the electrical connector at the rear of the assembly.

  3. 3

    Disconnect the tail light assembly's electrical connector. Remove the assembly from the vehicle.

  4. 4

    Rotate the middle bulb socket counterclockwise and remove it from the assembly. Pull the old bulb out and use a cloth to install the new bulb. Place the socket back into the assembly and place the assembly back into the vehicle. Reattach the electrical connector.

  5. 5

    Reinstall the screws and close the boot lid.

Tips and warnings

  • Never touch the glass of a halogen bulb with your bare hands, as this may cause hot spots to form on the surface, ruining the bulb.

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