How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Mike Your Own Question

Mike, Mercedes Technician
Category: Mercedes
Satisfied Customers: 39198
Experience:  Tech Expert
Type Your Mercedes Question Here...
Mike is online now

I have just purchased a 2006 R Series with 42,000 on the clock

Resolved Question:

I have just purchased a 2006 R Series with 42,000 on the clock and very clean. I would like to fit the LED running lights now fitted on the later models ( via a pro electrician). Will this be possible?

Question Two:
I have seen Xenon conversion kits quite cheap on line.Is it possible to fit Xenon light via this conversion kit.
Thank You.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 4 years ago.

I've been working hard to find a Professional to assist you with your question, but sometimes finding the right Professional can take a little longer than expected.

I wonder whether you're ok with continuing to wait for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will continue my search. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you.

Thank you!

Expert:  Mike replied 4 years ago.
Hello and Welcome to justanswer..

My name is XXXXX XXXXX Im happy to help you with this -

As there has been a delay since you asked your question - please let me know if you do indeed still need help / advice with this -

Kind Rgds, MIKE.....................................
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi! Mike,

Thanks for the 'Grill Info'. Now re: the lights.I don't think it's possible to add Xenon lights to my earlier vehicle,so I was wondering the next best for the headlights.I am making enquiries with regard to changing the original bulbs throughout, and replacing LED bulbs to the rest of the car front and back.

Do you think this will be ok? The car has only 46,000 on the clock and is spotless, so I thought I would bring her up to late spec, (and let my mates think I was loaded)!!!

Best Wishes, Phil.

Expert:  Mike replied 4 years ago.
Hello again Phil -

Thank you for your reply..

You can go for the LED conversion - there are aftermarket kits - and you are best buying in kit form really as they come with the necessary resistors etc .. ( if you dont fit resistors for the indicator systems - or led's with in built resistors, the system will flash madly and not be right / legal... ) That was always a problem with retrofit LED's when they first came out - but they are much better now - and usually do come all " plug and play" pretty much.

Its hard for me to say which to go for ,for those and the running lights, there are different ones and nothing really to choose between them - I would just advise that its best to pay a bit more than less - for quality - light output and longevity of the LED's...

So yes , its a good move- it will look well to your mates -and everyone else ;)

Best is to do searches on line ( Google search ) for the best supplier - As for the headlights, you may need to ask on them -I dont know for sure what you have at the moment - but the HID ( usual ) are usually pretty good to be honest.. Let me know how you get on - I hope that helps some for you -

Let me know if you need anything more on this at all -

>> >> >> Meantime -- Please click on the OK rating to Excellent ratings service for me now, Thank you for that... and you can get back to me anytime if you need / wish..

Best Rgds, MIKE.

Please note, you are rating the content of my "answer" - my help to you - not the "system" which can experience delays etc which are not under my personal control -or delays caused by "time -off" which we all have on occasion - Thank you.

Mike, Mercedes Technician
Category: Mercedes
Satisfied Customers: 39198
Experience: Tech Expert
Mike and other Mercedes Specialists are ready to help you

What Customers are Saying:

  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil
< Previous | Next >
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil
  • Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible. Charles
  • As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
    Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!
  • Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, do indeed know your stuff. Jim
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C.
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex

Meet The Experts:

  • Matt


    Mechanical Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
< Previous | Next >
  • Matt's Avatar


    Mechanical Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
  • Marty's Avatar


    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    Bosch Certified Master Technician with over 35 years experience in the automotive industry.
  • mike_a_mechanic's Avatar


    Mercedes Mechanic

    Satisfied Customers:

    17 years experience as a auto mechanic, foreign and domestic.5 years running my own repair business.
  • MB Paul's Avatar

    MB Paul

    Mercedes Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    Mercedes Benz Qualified Diagnostic Technician
  • Greg's Avatar



    Satisfied Customers:

    Automotive diagnostic tech
  • Ross's Avatar


    Diagnostic and repair technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    Licensed diagnostic and repair technician