replacing 2014 prius c tail light with 2018-20

Discussion in 'Prius c Accessories and Modifications' started by buta17, Aug 10, 2020.

  1. buta17

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    Hello

    I have just received 18-20 years tail lights. but I dont have harness and bulbs.. what will be the cheapest way to make them lighted?

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    Cut the necessary harness out of a crashed late model in a junkyard, then splice that onto your existing harness. You'd be able to get the bulbs and bulb holder bases at the same time.

    car-part.com is a matchmaking service that ought to be able to lead you to an appropriate nearby junkyard.
     
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    the main problem is that I am not in US. I have 2012 wiring but it looks different. also, bulbs have very strange visual (diods)
     
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    Wish I knew what to tell you. The lighting (and the wiring feeding it) can be different from one region to the next due to differences in traffic laws.

    Is the car a US model or other?

    Were the new lamps meant for a US car or other?

    There may not be a plug-n-play solution, you may need to do some electrical detective work and custom splicing.
     
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    USA dealers don't usually have any access to technical information about the JDM versions, so they would have no way to know.

    Good luck and let us know if you figure it out!
     
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