Interior light and mirror removal E500

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How can I remove, or get inside the interior light apparatus on my 2003 E500? I want to hook a radar detector stationed at the top of my mirror to the hot lead for my roof top opener but can't see a way to take this apart.:confused:
 

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hello and welcome,,,would you like the instructions,,I can Email them to you,,you could put your email address in your profile.
 
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Thanks Television

I have posted my email under my profile
 

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Sorry to say that when you did your Email address you did not save the changes at the bottom of the page, as it is not there
 
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I did save it, so not sure

I'll go back and look again, and thanks for your help!
 
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I have sent it,, you can go back to your last post and remove the address in edit within 2 hours
 
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Got it, thanks a lot! I probably need to find a similar service manual because I like to do my own work when I can.
 
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Have you ever pulled this off before?

I don't have the wedge tool to remove the light/rain sensor cover but it appears it just wedges if off. I pulled on it pretty solidly with my fingers since I can get under the edge of the cover but am afraid to break the plastic. It just seems like it is really bolted on there through some grabbing plastic pins.:confused:
 

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They can be tight,I use one of the old bone handles kitchen knives and a teflon spatula, if no screws mentioned,,then no screws.

It can be nerve racking taking these things off
 


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