How do you change the bulb at the bottom of the 2 front doors?

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  1. ski.dive

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    I cant get the clear plastic cover off the door, to change the bulb????
     
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    Thin blade (…it doesn't need to be sharp! …it doesn't even need to be made of metal) …take care not to damage the locating tabs! - Good luck!

    Here's what I replaced mine with:
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    @ski.dive

    What is the failure mode you are experiencing when you attempt to pry off the lens? It is generally better to pry at the bottom center of the lens. Perhaps a previous owner broke the lens in an attempt to remove it, and glued it in place? Unless you are the original owner. If it's glued in place, you will have to remove the entire door panel to replace the bulb. Do you see any evidence of glue?
     
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    Very cool! Where can I find it?
     
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    I have that on my Prius Prime and I love how it looks!
     
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    I tried to remove it,but it was not coming off easy, I then stopped & asked questions on removal.

    *No glue on the plastic lens cover 'original owner'
     
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    Cool! Thanks. Not very expensive. Just wondering if this particular one fit on PRIME?
    Did you buy the same one as @WilDavis for your PRIME?
     
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    Yes, I did
     
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    It says 2010 and up (gen 3). What year car do you have them in?
     
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    2009 Gen II…
     
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    Thanks. Just wanted to make sure. Description says 2010 and up.
     
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