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Old 06-28-2011, 08:52 AM
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License Plate Bulb Help

So i ordered LED lights for my license plate and trunk lights and i replaced the bulb and it doesn't work so then i swapped back in the regular bulb and it didn't work still even though the bulb is perfectly fine. so i tested the voltage and got nothing so i am thinking it is the connector possibly? I am going to stop at advanced auto tonight see if i can fix it, i took the light housing out and can see a connector and was wondering if anyone else had this problem before?
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:40 PM
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It worked fine up until you replaced it, or you were replacing because it stopped working?
Old 06-28-2011, 07:23 PM
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i was replacing the bulb with an LED replacement but then realized it hadnt been working for awhile but i just looked and there is a connector right behind the left hand top corner of the license plate and it was unhooked so i have to take the bumper off and hook it back up because the socket works fine cuz i hooked it up to a 12 volt battery and it worked perfectly
Old 06-29-2011, 09:12 PM
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Fuse or connector....


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Old 06-30-2011, 06:21 AM
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I second the fuse or connector issue. Take a volt meter to the wires themselves, while your headlights are one and see if you get any voltage on the wires. That would rule out a lot.
Old 06-30-2011, 09:58 AM
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the license plate bulb is in line with the parking lights so the fuse isnt blown and i used a voltage tester and snipped the bulb socket off and put it to a 12volt battery the socket works fine but i found there is a blue connector behind the top left of the license plate and it was unconnected

---------- Post added at 11:58 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:06 AM ----------

light bulb is fixed the pigtail connector inside of the bumper cover was unplugged so all i had to do was take the 4 pins out by the trunk to see inside the bumper and plugged them back together and used some electrical tape to prevent that from happening again...

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