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Changing the front bulbs

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class / Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owners Manual / Lights and windshield wipers / Replacing bulbs / Changing the front bulbs

Removing and installing the cover in the front wheel housing

You must remove the cover from the front wheel housing before you can change the front bulbs.

■ To remove: switch off the lights.


To remove: switch off the lights.

Turn the front wheels inwards.

Remove securing pin 2 using a suitable tool.

Slide cover 1 up and remove it.

To install: insert cover 1 again and slide it down until it engages.

Insert securing pin 2.

Low-beam headlamps (halogen headlamps)

WARNING

These bulbs are pressurized.

They can explode when being changed if: Х they are still hot Х they hit an object when being removed Х they are dropped There is a risk of injury.

You should wear eye protection and clean gloves when you are changing a bulb. If necessary, have bulbs changed at a qualified specialist workshop.

■ Remove the cover in the front


Remove the cover in the front wheel housing  .

Turn housing cover 1 counter-clockwise and pull it out.

Turn bulb holder 2 counter-clockwise and pull it out.

Take the bulb out of bulb holder 2.

Insert the new bulb into bulb holder 2.

Insert bulb holder 2 into the lamp and turn it clockwise.

Align housing cover 1 and turn it clockwise until it engages.

Replace the cover in the front wheel housing  .

High-beam headlamps (halogen headlamps)

WARNING

These bulbs are pressurized.

They can explode when being changed if:

Х they are still hot Х they hit an object when being removed Х they are dropped There is a risk of injury.

You should wear eye protection and clean gloves when you are changing a bulb. If necessary, have bulbs changed at a qualified specialist workshop.

■ Switch off the lights.


Switch off the lights.

Open the hood.

Turn housing cover 1 counter-clockwise and pull it out.

Pull lever = upwards and remove bulb holder 2.

Take the bulb out of bulb holder 2.

Insert the new bulb into bulb holder 2.

Simultaneously press bulb holder 2 and pull lever 3 downwards.

Align housing cover 1 and turn it clockwise until it engages.

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