Disassembling Mercedes W123 Glove Box Liner
There are several jobs that you'll need to pull the glove box liner to get access to the part that needs replacing or repair.
- Author: Nicolas Siemsen
- Time required: 15 minutes
- Difficulty: Easy
There are a lot of items behind the dash board of a W123 that may eventually need service, anything from various relays, to one of several vacuum actuators for the climate control vents and flaps.
One way to get easier access to several of these parts is to remove the glove box liner. Learn how here.
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Gently pry apart the expansion plug in the glove box clips. There will be a row of them on top, and on the bottom.
Once you've pried it out part of the way you can pull it the rest of the way out by hand, or gently with needle nose pliers.
Now unplug the two connections from the lamp and remove the lamp housing.
Be sure to make note of the orientation of the two wires for re-installation.
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