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I changed the light bulb on the ac control panel on my 1998…

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I changed the light...

I changed the light bulb on the ac control panel on my 1998 c230 and now I have a hard time getting the control unit all the way back in its slot

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

The backlight on the AC control panel

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your C230 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Only minor staff, replaced the outside rearview mirror and other smaller stuff

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Mercedes Mechanic: Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician replied 11 months ago
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Mercedes Mechanic: Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician replied 11 months ago

most times its the wiring that is stopping the panel from going all the way back in, i used to remove the radio so i can help pull the harness back out of the way to get the ac panel back info the slot.

just dont unplug the radio or you will need a radio code. i can help with the code if needed but it would save that hassle.

so try that and let me know if it helps, also if you can upload pictures of the unit and dash maybe i can see if something is out of place.

I will do my best to help, Lou P.

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