How to change upgrade tail lights on Mercedes-Benz S550 W221 2006-2013

Learn how to change or upgrade the tail lights on Mercedes-Benz S-Class W221. Applicable to model years 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013.

What you will need



  • Open the trunk lid. 
  • Remove two plastic retainers from behind the tail light and fold or remove the liner. w221 tail light retainers


  • Press two small tabs on the connector and pull it away from the tail light. s550 tail light connector


  • Remove three 8mm nuts. w221 tail light


  • Remove the tail light and install the new one. w221 tail light removal upgrade


  • Tighten all nuts, connect the electrical connector. Place the liner back in place and reinsert the plastic retainers. 


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