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Old 04-19-2006, 06:21 AM
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1982 240D Headlight problem

My left headlight is out. I don't have voltage at the plug. I have traced it back to a harness that goes over the wheelwell, by 2 relays. I don't have electrical scematics for the car, can anybody tell me where the wires go? The right headlight and center high beams work fine. Thank you!!!

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Old 04-19-2006, 07:26 AM
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It goes to the fuse box
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Old 04-19-2006, 07:39 AM
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Check your fuses...there are usually seperate fuses for right and left headlights (for safety - so if the fuse blows it won't knock both lights out). I would bet a nickel you've just got a blown or broken fuse. Clean up the contacts before replacing it. Here's the electrical service data for your car, look at Page 10:

http://skinnerbox.steaky.org/Service/W123/w123CD2/Program/ETM/82_240.pdf

Check Fuse #13, it is only for the LH low beam!

Here's the complete service manual set:

http://skinnerbox.steaky.org/Service/W123/Index/616index.html
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Old 04-19-2006, 08:01 PM
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Thank you!!!

It was fuse 13, bad contact. You are the best. Now I can pass inspection!!! Thank you again!!!
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Old 03-05-2008, 06:01 PM
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sweet!!

This has been driving me absolutely batty. I've replaced my right headlight twice and it still doesn't work. It never occured to me that merz might use separate fuses for left and right. I will give that a try.

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