How to remove, upgrade and install new headlight assembly on your Mercedes-Benz E-Class. You can either replace the headlights with OEM Halogen units or you could upgrade with projector HID lights.
Owners of W210 E-Class such as E320,E430, E55 AMG and E240 will find these instructions helpful. Those who own CLK320 CLK430 W208 will find the removal and installation instructions helpful as well. Note that the headlights for W210 and W208 are different.
How to DIY replacement / removal W210 Headlights Assembly
Follow these instructions to remove the headlight from a 1996-2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class W210. On the facelift E-Class you will need to loosen the front bumper in order to remove the headlights. You can follow the instructions on this article to learn how to remove the front bumper W210 facelift.
Part numbers plus Euro Projector Headlight upgrade options with links to corresponding listings on eBay and Amazon can be found at the end of the article.
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- Open the hood.
- Remove the 8mm bolt on top of the headlight assembly.
- Remove 8 mm nut on the side of the headlight assembly. This is covered by the front bumper. Remove 10 mm bolt that holds front bumper cover to headlight.
- Remove bolt to lower outer side of the highlight.
- Disconnect the headlight wiring harness. Disconnect the turn signal bulb.
- Pull out the headlight assembly. If you are having a difficult time pulling out the headlight you can remove the 10mm bolts from the fender which will loosen the fender and give you room to remove the head light assembly. Headlight removed.
- Install new headlights in reverse order.
- Rember to adjust the low beam after you install the new headlights.
Video W210 Headlight Removal / Upgrade
Mercedes W210 Projector Headlight Upgrades
W210 E-Class Headlight Assembly Part Numbers
Here are some part number related to W210 headlights. These are for Hella Halogen headlight assemblies. You need to know if you have HID lights or halogen bulbs on your Mercedes-Benz.
- 00-02 Mercedes W210 E320 E430 E55 Headlight Halogen Front Right OEM 2108201661
- 96-99 Mercedes W210 E320 E420 E55 Headlight Halogen Front Left OEM 2108201561
- 2000 Mercedes Benz E55 AMG W210 #1005 Right HID Xenon Headlight 2108204461
- 97 98 99 MERCEDES BENZ E CLASS E300 E320 E430 OEM RIGHT XENON HEADLIGHT 2108205061