HOW TO REMOVE AND INSTALL W203 C-CLASS HEADLIGHTS

DIY W203 C-Class (C230, C240, C280, C320, C350, C32 AMG, C55 AMG) Headlight installation and removal

This article will describe in detail how to remove and install headlights on the W203 C Class Mercedes-Benz.

Tools needed:

8mm socket
10mm socket
Socket wrench in 3/8” or 1/4”
Socket extension for 3/8” or 1/4”
Flathead and Phillips Screwdriver

Step 1:

You will need to remove the front wheel’s lower inside plastic wells from both sides of the¬†vehicle. Pop clips 1 and 2 as shown in the first picture below (Picture 1). ¬†Next, you will remove a exposed 10mm screw that is near the #2 clip (Picture 2). Third, you will remove 3 10mm screws from the plastic wheel well to be able to remove the lower portion of the well plastic (Picture 3 and 4). Again, repeat for both sides.

Picture 1

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Picture 2

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Picture 3 and 4

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Step 2:

You will remove a hidden 8mm screw from behind the plastic wheel well as shown in the picture below.

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Step 3:

You will need to remove the metal clasp that holds the bumper to the fender. This clasp has two pins, you will need to remove both pins to free the clasp. Please see the picture below.

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Step 4:

Remove the bumper light connector and fog light connectors from the back of the lights. Please see the pictures below.


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Step 5:

You will need to loosen a gear behind the upper mug guard, below the fender and headlight. Please see the pictures below.

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Step 6:

You will need to remove two clips underneath the front bumper. After you have done that, the bumper will be free to get removed.

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Step 7:

Remove two 8mm bolts. One right next to the headlight, one in-between the headlight and grille. Please see the pictures below.

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Step 8:

Remove the connectors from the back of the headlights.

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Re-installation is opposite of installation.

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Please see below for installed pictures of the headlights.