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210 front sidelight changing

Discussion in 'Electrics, Vacuum, Ignition and ECU' started by tjamesbo, Dec 10, 2012.

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    tjamesbo Senior Member

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    Trying to change the front sidelight on my 2001 ( Facelift ) 210 E class .
    I dont have an owners manual so I am not sure how it comes out I have the Cover off and its the lower / smaller bulb holder white plastic near the reflector and black connector with the two wires . I have tried Tugging and twisting but there is no give I am reluctant to twist or pull too hard . Is it just pull or is it twist and if twist is it clockwise or anticlockwise? ( looking forward in same direction as headlight )
    Simplest job I have done on the car and I'm stuck! :confused:
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    Surely you just have the wire clips that you press in towards the front and then come out when squeezed
     
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    Here is a piccie I have taken so I can see what is there I cannot get my head / eyes near but The Iphone succeeds where I fail

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    twist? / direction? or pull?
     
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    BINGO after numerous repeated twisting its hard to grip down there unless your a gynaecologist :lol:
     
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    Well done, I was going to say it requires a twist and then a pull ... oooh ... err ... missus!
     

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