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    Default number plate lights

    Stupid question but how do I get to the bulb on the number plate? I thought I ould ask before I go at it with a hammer and screwdriver lol

    Cheers guys

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    Release the clip at the right-hand side of each light with a large flat-bladed screwdriver. It can take quite a bit of effort because it's a big clip but it's only plastic, so don't over do it.

    The whole light unit then comes out on a short cable. Twist the wiring plug to release the bulb which comes out of the unit on the end of the cable. Replace the bulb and check it works, then refitting is the reversal of removal.

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    I think you just lever the light unit out of the bumper. There is a slot there for the tip of a screwdriver





    Too late

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    I find RTFM helps


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    what type of bulb is it as one of mine aint working.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rab View Post
    what type of bulb is it as one of mine aint working.
    501!

    and you can use LED bulbs as the comp doesnt pick them up

    i did have them in mine, but didnt light up properly because of my reverse cam (which needs fixing argh!)

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    super will steal the LED ones i had back off my dad

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    Just change one tonight with no problems easy fix.. 60p for bulb!!!
    Quick Question about the fused one???
    Should the Comp have picked this up as a bulb failure because did not have anything flag up only noticed it was blown when unlocking the car and going in to the boot...

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul_sri150 View Post
    and you can use LED bulbs as the comp doesnt pick them up
    But they will still flicker for a little while when you turn them off.

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    Mine has just gone off as well so I'll be doing it this weekend

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