have problems with rear /tail lights but bulbs are fine how do i solve this problem for m benz r350 2006 model

Asked by Aug 17, 2012 at 01:44 AM about the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R 350 4MATIC

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Rear / tail lights not coming up even when bulbs replaced

7 Answers

535

check the fuses for the tail lights/brake lights. There should be a fuse panel under the hood, and another inside the car near the dash.

7 of 7 people found this helpful.
140

I had the same frustrating problem.I changed bulbs needlesly! I got a pieceof wood about 18'' long and wedged it between the driver's seat and the brake pedal and used the power seat to engage the brakes.Turn on the ignition,and walk to the rear. The brake light should be on. If not, with a slight pressure on the brake light bulb, the bulb will light up.I used a long nose plier to very slighty twist the metal strip which is the power to the brake light. It stayed on and your problem is solved. spray some WD40 on the contacts for added anticorrosion.Remove that piece of wood and drive away safely.

5 of 5 people found this helpful.
30

Evidently, there is a repair bulletin in this. It is a wiring harness replacement issue. MB makes the repair part and are not doing it under warranty? Can't figure that one out.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.
9,035

MERCEDES R class, ( i am sorry owners), but are electrical nightmares from the sun roof, just all of it, again sorry, I worked on everyone I came across, each a different problem, they are well known for electrical issues.....

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
60

a)Nature of Defect: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS Bulletin Number: TB-82-10-632 Bulletin Date: Aug 2008 Summary: MERCEDES: STOP/TAIL LIGHT NOT ILLUMINATING WITH DTCS 9102, 9103, 9106, 9107, 9126, 9127 OR 9136. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10028025 ) Read more: http://mbworld.org/forums/r-class-w251/367468-rclass-tail-lights.html#ixzz2k7WleoBx b) they make repair kits for the brake lamp bulbs now that makes them hardwired with the taillamp connector. so no more problems with the contacts on the housing. A164 826 00 07 Repair kit (x2 if doing both sides) A002 997 24 90 Cable tie 2.8 x 100 mm 1 or 2 X Read more: http://mbworld.org/forums/r-class-w251/367468-rclass-tail-lights.html#ixzz2k7XcOQLt

6 of 6 people found this helpful.
40

HELP!!! Does any one know why my both front electrical seats are not working. I just bought this 2006 Mercedes R350 last Sunday. the owner of the car told me that it is the fuse. i have checked all the fuses in the rear trunk but none of them were blown.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
40

pls email me at bayramhere@gmail.com

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

R-Class

Looking for a Used R-Class in your area?

CarGurus has 494 nationwide R-Class listings starting at $3,900.

ZIP:

Mercedes-Benz R-Class Experts

  • #1
    GDI1952
    Reputation
    490
  • #2
    anjy834u
    Reputation
    390
  • #3
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
717 Great Deals out of 22,935 listings starting at $1,450
Used Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
196 Great Deals out of 3,970 listings starting at $6,527
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
160 Great Deals out of 8,097 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
905 Great Deals out of 28,353 listings starting at $2,001
Used Mercedes-Benz M-Class
365 Great Deals out of 6,305 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
90 Great Deals out of 2,351 listings starting at $3,500
Used Audi Q7
144 Great Deals out of 6,515 listings starting at $4,995
Used BMW X5
372 Great Deals out of 15,982 listings starting at $3,495
Used BMW 7 Series
121 Great Deals out of 5,233 listings starting at $1,750
Used Mercedes-Benz G-Class
8 Great Deals out of 959 listings starting at $19,980
Used Porsche Cayenne
113 Great Deals out of 5,148 listings starting at $4,900
Used BMW 5 Series
580 Great Deals out of 15,865 listings starting at $1,650
Used Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
27 Great Deals out of 1,126 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Odyssey
453 Great Deals out of 31,471 listings starting at $1,490

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R 350 4MATIC For Sale
25 listings starting at $10,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.