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Assembly overview - high-level brake light

Assembly overview - high-level brake light on spoiler

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  1. - Light tube for the rear window wiper fluid
    • Version 1
    • Version 2
  2. - Washer jet
    • Removal and installation
  3. - Additional brake light bulb - M25-
    • Removal and installation
  4. - Retaining clips
    • 2 Pieces
  5. - Spoiler
    • Installing and removing

Removing and installing high-level brake light

Note When removing and installing components that are in view (switches, covers, trim and so on), mask off areas in which tools ( assembly wedge - T10039/1- , screwdriver) are used to lever out those components using commercially available masking tape.

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Wedge - T10039/1-

  • Removal wedge mad of plastic - T40233-

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Removing

Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Mask the area of the tailgate above the lamp for the additional brake light with a strip of regular adhesive tap -1-.

  • Insert assembly wedge - T10039/1- -1- at top between bulb for additional brake light - M25- -2- and rear lid.

  • Release catch of bulb for additional brake light - M25- by pushing assembly wedge in direction of front of vehicle.
  • Take bulb for additional brake light - M25- out of rear lid, taking connected wiring lengths into account.

  • Pull out hose lock -arrow- and pull off hose connection -1- from high-level brake light bulb - M25- .
  • Release and pull connector -2- off and remove additional brake light bulb - M25- .

Installing

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

Note On fitting the third brake light - M25- make sure that the seal is correctly positioned. The seal should not have kinks or be damaged in any way.

  • Attach connector so that it latches into place.
  • Starting at the lower edge, insert bulb for additional brake light into rear lid, making sure it engages securely.
  • Check function of high-level brake light bulb - M25- .

Removing and installing high-level brake light on the spoiler

Note When removing and installing components that are in view (switches, covers, trim etc.), areas in which tools ( levers - U 30800- and screwdrivers) are used are to be masked off with commercially available adhesive tape.

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Lever - U 30800-

Removing

  • Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store the ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Stick a strip of commercially available adhesive tape -1- in the spoiler area to the lamp of the high-level brake light - M25- .
  • With the aid of a screwdriver -3- push the fasteners -2- in -the direction of the arrow-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Insert the lever - U 30800- from above between the lamp for the high-level brake light - M25- -1- and the spoiler.
  • Remove the lamp for the high-level brake light - M25- of the spoiler whereby care is to be taken with the length of fluid hose to the screen wash nozzle and the connected wiring.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Version 1

  • Release the retaining clips -arrows- and disconnect the screen wash nozzle -2- from the lamp for the high-level brake light - M25- -1-.

Version 2

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Release the retaining clips -1- -arrows- and disconnect the fluid hose from the screen wash nozzle -2-.

Continue for all vehicles

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

  • Disconnect the electrical connector -1- of the lamp for the high-level brake light - M25- -2-.

Lights, bulbs, switches - exterior

Installing

Installation is carried out in the reverse sequence; note the following:

  • Plug in connector.
  • Snap the hose onto the screen wash nozzle.

Place the retaining clips -1- in installation position.

  • Insert the lamp for the high-level brake light - M25- into the spoiler and snap into place.
  • Push the retaining clips on until they close with the spoiler.
  • Check function of high-level brake light bulb - M25- .

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