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How to change a Mercedes A Class headlight bulb

Post Date: 19th June 2017



How long will it take? How much will it cost? What’s the difficulty level?
30 minutes The cost of a new bulb Moderate

It’s a common misconception that you have to go to a garage to change the headlight bulb on a Mercedes A Class. With the right knowledge and preparation, it’s relatively easy to change one of these bulbs yourself.

Follow our step-by-step guide on how to change a Mercedes A Class headlight bulb, and save yourself a wad of cash!

– Operate the main lighting switch to identify the bulb/s that need changing.

– Remove the black plastic cover that sits over the defective headlight.

– Turn the defective bulb holder anti-clockwise to remove the bulb that needs changing.

– Using a screwdriver, remove the electrical connector from the bulb.

– Place the new bulb in the bulb holder.

– Put the bulb holder into the headlamp housing.

– Replace the black plastic cover – making sure that it has snapped shut.

– Operate the main lighting switch to test the bulb is working properly.

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