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Dreaded Cracked DRLs

So having suffered the dreaded crack / chipped Daylight Running Lights and quoted 520 from the dealer to replace....


27.99 fix!

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-Daytim...53.m1438.l2649

Literally took me about 15 mins to remove both grills and replace the LED units.

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How long did they take to arrive and is the color of the light the same or similar? did you replace 1 or both?
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How long did they take to arrive and is the color of the light the same or similar? did you replace 1 or both?

Took just over a week to arrive and they are now a nice match for the LED Headlights.

Give or take the same colour as originals (same part number too!) but brighter as I'd except.

They came as a pair so replaced both within about 15 mins.

Will take and upload a pic...
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No coding required then?
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Nope, direct fit.


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So having suffered the dreaded crack / chipped Daylight Running Lights and quoted 520 from the dealer to replace....


27.99 fix!

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-Daytim...53.m1438.l2649

Literally took me about 15 mins to remove both grills and replace the LED units.

This member @Tonyh61 would appreciate knowing how to remove the drl.
https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r172-ge...t-removal.html
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Hi can you check your link is correct as i have just put vehicle details in and it says "does not fit your car". As they clearly do fit on your car and its the same as mine, slightly confused.
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Just used the link put in car details and it showed they fitted 2015 250 cdi
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This member @Tonyh61 would appreciate knowing how to remove the drl.
https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r172-ge...t-removal.html
Sorted. Just posted

Cheers for the pointer!
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Took just over a week to arrive and they are now a nice match for the LED Headlights.

Give or take the same colour as originals (same part number too!) but brighter as I'd except.

They came as a pair so replaced both within about 15 mins.

Will take and upload a pic...

Hi note that you state that you have LED Headlights. Did you fit the bulbs yourself, and can you quote a part number/supplier?


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So having suffered the dreaded crack / chipped Daylight Running Lights and quoted 520 from the dealer to replace....


27.99 fix!

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-Daytim...53.m1438.l2649

Literally took me about 15 mins to remove both grills and replace the LED units.


Think I might buy a pair just in case.
One unit already has a very tiny crack which I filled with Superglue
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Hi note that you state that you have LED Headlights. Did you fit the bulbs yourself, and can you quote a part number/supplier?


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Hi GriffSLK

I did a thread on it a while back. Theres also a few others kicking about from other members.

Hope that helps.


https://www.slkworld.com/showthread..../434529?page=1


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Thanks for the info , purchased them and fitted on the last weekend, they work great
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