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Old 01-13-2002, 08:29 PM
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loose taillight connection

tail lights often not making good connection and going out in my 300td lately.usually a light kick to the lens assembly will fix but anyone have a more sophisticated repair ??
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Old 01-13-2002, 08:36 PM
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Take the lamp asembly out and clean the contacts for the lamp sockets and the wiring harness connector. Use the pink pearl proceedure - polish all the contacts using a pink pearl eraser.
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Old 01-13-2002, 08:39 PM
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thanks-- but what is pink pearl ???
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Old 01-13-2002, 08:51 PM
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Its a big pink rubber eraser that you used in grade school. You know the one that would wear a hole in the paper.
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86 300e 5 speed manual - 210k
87 420sel - 240k
89 560sl - 78k
91 420sel - 205k
91 560sel - 85k
94 GMC Suburban - 90k
97 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail - 25k
00 GMC Silverado 1 ton 30k
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