Monday, August 18, 2014

W124 Accessory Trunk Light Switch Mod

Haven't posted a cool accessory here for a while now, so here we go! 

I've spend time at junkyards every so often and I'll always play around with parts from other models to see what can work with my little W124's. Anything to make it just a bit different from another is what I'm after and recently I came across a nifty PLUG AND PLAY mod that anyone and everyone can do to their W124's. 

If you've noticed, if you have your trunk open, you'll have the trunk light on. If you leave it open for an extended period of time, you'll start to drain the battery. Well, with the W202's and W210's, Mercedes figured they'll introduce a nifty little trunk switch that you can pull slightly to deactivate the trunk light while you're bringing in groceries or stuffing a dead body into the trunk. So we have the following switch available (right)

MB Part# 2018202110

Should be under $4 at your local Mercedes dealership.

1 comment:

  1. Awesome mod! Simple but so useful. Late model W201 (and probably W124) cars used the same switches in the glovebox. I can confirm they also fit in the door jambs.