How to install projector door lights Mercedes-Benz vehicles

In this guide, you will learn how to install custom door logo lights (also known as ghost door lights, led door lights, welcome lights or shadow door lights).  Installing the welcome lights in a car that already had door lights, takes five minutes. You use the same wiring and holes that exist in the door panel.  

Even if your car does not already have door lights, you still have a couple of options. More on this latter. 


These steps show how to install welcome door lights. We installed plug-n-play door welcome light using existing wiring and holes in the door panel.

  1. Park your vehicle in a safe area and set the parking brakes. how to install shadow door lights
  2. Remove the courtesy door light using a flat head screwdriver. Insert the screwdriver between the light and the panel.led door shadow lights existing Press the light then pull down.  shadow door lights
  3. Press on the electrical connector to release the tab then pull the wire away. how to install shadow door lights
  4. Connect the wire that you just removed to the new door light. This only works if you ordered custom door shadow lights for your car.
    door shadow lights wires
  5. Align the new door light with the hole at the bottom of the door panel then press in.ghost shadow door lights 
  6. Press the light until you hear it click. car door shadow lights installed
That's it. It's that simple. 

What if my car doesn't have door lights

If your car does not have courtesy lights installed at the factory, you can still install lights. 

You have a couple of options. 

Install Wireless Door Logo Projector

If your car door does not have door lights, you can install a wirelessly LED projector on the doors. These LED projects can project your car logo on the ground and do not require the removal of the door panel or drilling. They are easy to install. Make sure to purchase Wireless Door Projector Lights that Automatically turn off when the car door. Otherwise, you will have to keep changing the batteries all the time. 

Wireless car Door Led Welcome Laser Projector Logo Light

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  • The main advantage here is that you don't have to drill holes. Another advantage is that the projector lights with your car logo can be installed in as little as five minutes. 


  • The downside of the wireless door sensors is that it is bulky and noticeable. 

  • Manual Drilling In Door Panel

The downside of the wireless door sensors is that it is bulky and noticeable. 

Manual Drilling In Door Panel

Another option is to install what is known as the Universal LED Door Logo kit . You will have to remove the door panel and drill holes at the bottom of it.


  • Clean Setup
  • Can be hard wired


  • Will have to drill holes in the door panel

That's it. As you can see, it is not hard to install "gost shadow door lights". 

Hopefully, your car already has door lights at the bottom of each door. Installing plug-n-play door logo lights is one of the easiest and coolest modifications that you can make to any car. 

Frequently Asked Questions

On which cars can I install shadow light? 

You can install shadow lights in any car. If your car already has door lights, replace the existing lights. Make sure to get custom door shadow lights that fit your make and model. Custom ghost shadow lights are available for Alfa Romeo. Alpina. Aston Martin. Audi. Bentley. BMW. Citroen. Dacia. DS. Ferrari. Fiat. Ford. Honda. Hyundai. Infiniti.
Jaguar. Jeep. Kia. Lamborghini. Land Rover. Lexus. Lotus. Maserati. Mazda. McLaren. Mercedes. MG. Mini. Mitsubishi. ...
Peugeot. Porsche. Renault. Rolls-Royce. Seat. Skoda. Smart. SsangYong. Subaru. Suzuki. Tesla. Toyota. Vauxhall. Volkswagen.

By YOUCANIC on Apr 12, 2019


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