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Unread 03-02-2015, 10:51 AM   #1
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Question 3 Defective Light Bulbs in 2 Days !?

Hallo! I just bought a 01 Mercedes s430. The first day I had it the taillight went out, so i replaced it (which was surprisingly easy) the second day the board computer said to check the side mirror turn signal lamp. I checked it and sure enough it was not blinking. but a little while later it started working again.

And this morning i got the same message again plus a message to check the headlight. I turned the car off and a little later back on. The turn signal started working again but the headlight does not.

So does anyone know what's going on here? could it be bad fuses or something that my light bulbs keep messing up?

Thanks for your help

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Unread 03-02-2015, 09:40 PM   #2
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Problem is 14 year old Mercedes with poor wiring. Sorry to say it but 98-2009 was the poorest quality merc to roll off a production line. Grimmlins like this can be normal.
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More likely than not, just a bad plug. replace the plug where the bulb goes.
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