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Driver's side low-beam headlight out

What are the steps to replacing (low-beam) headlight bulbs on a
2008 Mercedes CLK cabrio.

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Purchase the correct bulb, open your hood, unscrew the white retaining ring behind the non working lamp when loose turn black connection 1/4 turn counter clockwise till tabs line up pull straight back remove old bulb put on rubber gloves or BE CAUTIOUS NOT TO TOUCH NEW BULB GLASS WITH BARE FINGERS. Oils from your hands an cause bulb to heat unevenly and cause new bulb to explode in the headlight assembly
So with gloved hands open new bulb insert follow steps in reverse to reassemble. Happy Motoring

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o Tip: Safety Tip:Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or safety shoes.

Step 2 Gain access to headlight bulb.
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Step 4 Turn on the headlights and check high and low beams to verify repairs.

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