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Smile 1994 SL500 Headlight Knob won't turn

I went to turn the headlights on the other day, and the knob looks like it is not quite pushed in and it won't turn or anything. I have already ordered a new knob, but how do I take the old one off? Do I just pull straight?
Thank you for any suggestions you may offer!
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9 times out of 10, you just need to pull it out. You may need to get a bone tool to get it out easily.

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I also faced the same problem and i counsulted a local mechanic,he was quite cheaper than the dealer.
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There is a slot in the bottom of the knob, push up with a narrow screw driver and it will pull off, pull gently while pushing up. It could possibly be the switch, I doubt if it is the knob!
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