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I recently bought a 2005 mercedes benz c230, and it is

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I recently bought a 2005 mercedes benz c230, and it is missing the drivers side fog light. I still have the housing but it was missing the bulb and wiriing. so i got the bulb, and the wiring. Just need a diagram or video of how to install it.

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

Driver side fog lights

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

Yes.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I have tried tracing the wiring on the passsengers side, but had no luck.

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Mercedes Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
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When you say you bought the wiring what did you get, and as far as a diagram of the fog lamp is concerned, there wont be anything showing you how to find the existing wiring, I suspect this has been ripped out, does the other light turn on?

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Mercedes Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

so under there and you may have to pry around a bit will be something similar to whats connected to the working fog light, like I said I think it may have been ripped out from some road debris or something,

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Do you have a picture or a video that shows me what im looking for?
Mercedes Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

not of the connector, just look at the other fog light wires they will be the same color and attached in the same fashion,

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
would it be attaching in with other wires that are wrapped?
Mercedes Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

its hard to say someone could have zip tied them up or tapped them up out of the way after the side was damaged

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
according to dmv and carfax there have been no known accidents on this vehicle.
Mercedes Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

that dosent mean anything, 50% of car related accidents are not reported to carfax, also dosent matter, what we need to do is find the wire, are you under the vehicle and looking around?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I am currently at work, I get off in about a hour. I will be searching after i get off work.
Mercedes Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

ok let me know what you find

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Mercedes Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

Hows it coming?

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