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Old 03-03-2011, 07:09 PM
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Default liscense plate lights?

I was pulled over the other day, and told my lights were out.

I check the fuses, and the connections, all checks out, last thing to check is replacement lights, but local shops dont sell them should i go to the dealership?
i cant find them on rock auto either.....
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:11 PM
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Default Re: liscense plate lights?

Any auto parts store has them, its a common bulb
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:14 PM
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Default Re: liscense plate lights?

check you states laws, i know on the inspection sheet up here in saskatchewan its not listed, when other stupid things are, and everyone with a roll pan doesnt have lights period
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:30 PM
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I can sell you some LED bulbs

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Old 03-03-2011, 07:31 PM
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Default Re: liscense plate lights?

Hmmm... Autozone should have these for you. I just replaced mine a few weeks back and they carried my plate lights. I'm glad Valvoline caught that they were out before the fuzz did haha.

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Old 03-03-2011, 07:59 PM
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Default Re: liscense plate lights?

Autozone has em, it's a 168 I do believe, they even got dif colors if ya feeling froggy
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:10 PM
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for a 2001+ it's the same bulb as the front corner lights. the number escapes me..
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:15 PM
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It is just a simple wedge-type bulb
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:20 PM
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Default Re: liscense plate lights?

^ What he said. And don't be dumb and try unscrewing it like I was. I wasted about 30 min trying to twist it out... All you have to do is pull it straight out.
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:47 PM
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Default Re: liscense plate lights?

Its probably a 168 or 194 bulb. Commonly found at every auto parts store, walmart, and hardware store. Do not go to a dealership for a lightbulb unless you really like it up the ass.
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:34 PM
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Idk why cops pull you over for this. It's by far the dumbest reason to pull someone over in my opinion. If they need to read your plate, they have spotlights.
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:45 PM
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Idk why cops pull you over for this. It's by far the dumbest reason to pull someone over in my opinion. If they need to read your plate, they have spotlights.
bulbs are T10/194 .... I went to jail for this in '99... because of my mouth and my thoughts on the subject... but it's the law
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:46 PM
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I was pulled over the other day, and told my lights were out.

I check the fuses, and the connections, all checks out, last thing to check is replacement lights, but local shops dont sell them should i go to the dealership?
i cant find them on rock auto either.....
same crap happend to me. pulld over saturday. find something esle to pull me over for lol, replaced them today. went to advance picked them up for 5 bucks. easy to change
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:50 PM
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Default Re: liscense plate lights?

Its a reason. They aren't pulling you over to cite you for the license plate lights. Its just a legit reason to stop you in the hopes of finding other more serious issues like DUI, etc. Common tactic. I'd do it too. If no other issues are found, "get that fixed, have a nice day."
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:50 PM
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bulbs are T10/194 .... I went to jail for this in '99... because of my mouth and my thoughts on the subject... but it's the law
Well that sucks man. I'm definitely gonna keep my mouth shut on it if I ever get pulled over for it.
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