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Re: REPLACE SIGNAL BULB
You need a small flat screw driver and look at the back side the outer edge and push in and slowly pop out it has little dimples to keep it in. and if you need a mirror lens i hate to to tell you this you can try keystone automotive in the yellow pages it may be the cheaper but I would get one from Mercedes if need any more help go to collisionrepairadvice.com
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Hello; To change bulbs remove the cover in the trunk (pull it away) Remove the nut's/wing nuts and the assembly will come out. If you ever have to change any of bulbs that are on the deck lid you will need to remove the covering on the inside of the deck lid, remove the assembly and change the bulb.
In the back of the low bulb unit, is a round cover, turn it to remove it, then you have access to the bulbs, you´ll need patience large and thin fingers. I suggest you to buy the bulb first and a good quality one, because you´ll need to work on this with a cold engine.
Turn the engine off and open the hood. Pry up
the two fasteners from the radiator air baffle with a flat head
screwdriver. Move the baffle to the side to access the top of the
Pull up the two metal rods behind the headlight case. These
secure the case to the car. You may
need your pliers to pull them up.
Gently pull the headlight case out to access its rear. On the
rear, you will find several black dust covers. Twist off the dust cover
closest to the fender (the outward dust cover) to access the turn
Turn the bulb module counterclockwise to release it. Unplug
the electrical connector from the bulb module. Connect the new bulb to
the electrical connector (don't touch the glass with your hands; hold it
by the plastic piece). Insert the bulb module in the turn signal
housing, turn it clockwise and screw the dust cover back on.
Insert the headlight case in the mount. Push the pins back
down to secure it. Position the radiator baffle in its place and insert
Rear Turn Signal Bulbs
Open the trunk. Remove the net from the
side mounted wing nut (on the side with the faulty turn signal). Twist
the wing nuts (there are two per side) counterclockwise to remove them.
Peel the carpet layer back to access the rear signal lamp
wing nuts. Twist these wing nuts (two per side) counterclockwise to
remove them and release the rear signal.
Carefully pull the rear signal assembly away from the Impala.
The rear turn signal is the inner bulb (closest to the trunk). Press
the tab on the bulb module and turn it counterclockwise to release it
from the rear signal assembly.
Pull the old bulb straight off the module (don't twist).
Insert the new bulb in the module. Depress the tab on the connection and
insert the module back in the assembly. Twist it clockwise.
Insert the rear signal assembly. Re-attach the assembly's
wing nuts and push the carpet layer back in place. Tighten the other two
wing nuts to secure the carpet layer and reconnect the cargo net
The taill light bulbs are replaced from inside the trunk. You'll need to pull the carpet away from the area of the tail light. You'll see the wing nuts holding it in place. Remove those nuts and the unit will pop out allowing you replace the bulb. Whole job should take 5-10 minutes.
It's been a while, you go through the glass.. the big glass.. grab it lightly
slide it up adn then over left.. the bottom glass.. slide it left and the up and right at the same time.. its a little touchy so be patient.. now i cant remember but i think you have to removed the motor.. then you can access the bulb behind it.. best of luck!!
Raise hood and remove two hex bolts holding light assembly. You will see three round rubber covers, approximately 4" in diameter. Unscrew the one to the far left, giving access to the signal light bulb. The bulb pulls straight out. Insert new bulb, replace rubber cover, attacht light assembly back to vehicle with hex bolts, close hood, and pat yourself on the back for job well done.
You cannot change the bulb - the indicator is a sealed unit - mine failed because water got into a crack. VW will sell you the unit - you need to dismantle the wing mirror to fit it - took me about 20 mins. Cost of the unit was about £17