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Old 09-26-1999, 06:11 PM
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Where can I find a replacement front courtesy / reading light?
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Old 09-26-1999, 08:31 PM
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You should be able to order one through Parts Shop? If not, then your local MB dealer should be able to order the assembly for you.


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Old 09-27-1999, 01:30 PM
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You just need the bulb, or the entire assembly?

If the assembly is not damaged, but simply doesn't work, you might be able to repair it yourself. I did this a couple of weeks ago in my '83 240D. The front dome light never worked right, and would only occasionally turn on when I opened the door.

I pulled it out and took it apart (which required a little help, just another set of hands) - the contacts were filthy. not really corroded, but just nasty and fouled. I cleaned them up and put some electrical grease on them, and the light works fine.

Good luck.

- Nathan
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Old 09-27-1999, 11:36 PM
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Thanks for the info. Can use it on the back courtesy light... unfortunately The plastic is broken on the front light so a replacement is needed. Have query about replacement in to Parts Shop now.

Roger
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