Brake Light May Not Operate Due to Failed Rear Tail Light Housing on Mercedes-Benz C280

A rear tail light housing can fail causing the brake light on the affected side to be inoperative. Replacing the failed housing is commonly required to correct this issue.

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Average mileage: 136,537 (74,000–220,000)
8 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2006
16 people reported this problem
6 people shared problem details
Left rear brake lights don't work even with new bulbs.
Brake light bulb keeps losing connection and needs to constantly put re - installed.
tail light on drivers and 3rd light keep going out i fix one and remove and the other one goes out.
light housing units went out. both.
Tail light and blinker on rear left side do not work.
Brake light are not working got a new switch but nothing
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