Rear license plate bulb help.

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by BreitrthnU, Jun 22, 2012.

  1. BreitrthnU

    BreitrthnU Less gas, more watches!

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    Anyone know how to access the rear bulbs for the license plate. I just got the Ijdm deluxe LED kit but cant figure out how to get them out. I tried a search but had not luck, any help would be appreciated thanks
     
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    There are 2 plastic covers on the hatch door, one for each bulb. Twist the bulb assembly (i forget which way) to take it out of the housing. Pull on the bulb.
     
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    It's in your owner's manual. This is from the 2010:

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    BreitrthnU Less gas, more watches!

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    Derf thanks guys

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    The covers have a small recess near a top corner to start the process. Note the top needs to be popped loose first, the lower edge clips have a 90 degree bend and can not be pried straight out.
    Some cheap LEDs I had around from motorcycle gauge use went right in, turn on headlights and confirm bulbs are inserted the "right way around" so they light before closing up the covers. ;^)
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    These work perfectly. Replaced map lights and more.

     
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    Can also vouch for SIRIUSLEDs. Have replaced all T10's with them besides the ones that turn on with the sun visor's mirror. Running strong for about 2-3 years.
    However they were too bright for parking lights and used these SIRIUSLEDs instead.

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    Mendel Leisk Sunday driver DIY’r

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    Yeah that’s a gotcha for me; I do it so infrequently I forget. That recess is a clue eh.
     
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