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Changing the rear bulbs

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

Opening and closing the service flap


You must open the service flap in the cargo


You must open the service flap in the cargo compartment before you can change the bulbs in the brake lamp.

To open: release service flap 1 at the top, e.g. with a screwdriver, and swing it downward in the direction of the arrow.

Right side: remove the first-aid kit beforehand and pull the parcel net down.

To close: reinsert service flap 1.

Brake lamp

■ Switch off the lights.


Switch off the lights.

Open the cargo compartment.

Open the service flap  .

Turn bulb holder 1 counter-clockwise and remove it.

Take bulb out of bulb holder 1.

Insert the new bulb into bulb holder 1.

Insert bulb holder 1 into the lamp and turn it clockwise.

Close the service flap  .

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