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Changing the rear bulbs

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

G 55 AMG only: protective grille

Make sure that the protective grille does not hit any painted surfaces.

You could otherwise damage the paintwork.

Protection grille (AMG vehicles)


Protection grille (AMG vehicles)

You must remove the protective grille before you can change the bulbs in the tail lamps.

Unscrew screws 2.

Swing protection grille 1 to the right.

After changing the bulbs, swing protection grille 1 to the left.

Tighten screws 2.

Tail lamp

When installing the lens, make sure that the seal is positioned correctly.

Do not fasten the screws too tightly. You could otherwise damage the lens.

► Switch off the lights.


Switch off the lights.

Unscrew screws 1.

Remove lens 2.

3 Turn signals


3 Turn signals
4 Brake/tail lamp
5 Tail lamp/standing lamp

Turn the bulb counterclockwise, applying slight pressure, and remove it from bulb holder.

Insert the new bulb into the bulb holder and turn it clockwise until it engages.

Install lens 2.

Replace and tighten screws 1.

AMG vehicles: secure the protection grille .

Backup lamp/rear fog lamp

Do not fasten the screws too tightly. You could otherwise damage the lens.

Example: rear fog lamp


Example: rear fog lamp

Switch off the lights.

Unscrew screws 2.

Remove lens 1.

► Turn bulb 3 counter-clockwise, applying


Turn bulb 3 counter-clockwise, applying slight pressure, and remove it from the bulb holder.

Insert the new bulb into the bulb holder and turn it clockwise until it engages.

Install lens 1.

Replace and tighten screws 2.

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