How to Remove the Headlamps on a 2001 Mercedes Slk 230

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The 2001 Mercedes SLK 230 is considered a sport coupe. The headlamps used in this model are made of durable ABS plastic. The lights used in the headlamps are removable halogen bulbs. Over time, the plastic surface of the headlamp becomes scratched and dull, and it develops a haze. You can replace the headlamps and give your Mercedes a new look.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Socket set

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  1. 1

    Open the engine bonnet on the Mercedes and locate the backside of the headlamp housing near the radiator.

  2. 2

    Turn the light socket located in the centre of the headlamp half a rotation to the left and pull the bulb out of the socket.

  3. 3

    Locate the top mount that secures the headlamp to the radiator support. Use a socket to remove the bolt that secures the mount to the radiator support.

  4. 4

    Pull up on the headlamp to remove it from the Mercedes. The bottom of the headlamp secures to the bumper with a small clip. As you pull up on the headlamp, the clip pulls out of the bumper.

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