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04-03-2016, 09:24 PM

I own a 2014 Fiat 500L Trekking, and I was curious to know if anyone knew how to change out the license plate bulbs.
Thanks in advance!

04-03-2016, 10:07 PM

Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
Use a small screwdriver inserted into the notch at one end of the license plate lamp lens on the underside of the liftgate light bar and handle unit to release the latch tab that secures the lamp in the light bar receptacle.
Pull the lamp down from the light bar far enough to access and disconnect the light bar wire harness connector from the connector receptacle on the top of the lamp housing. Remove the lamp from the vehicle.

This is what I got out of the 500L repair manual, however I don't have a 500L here to confirm it. It is identical instructions to changing the license plate light on a regular 500. The picture above is similar to the one posted in the repair manual, but is actually from my 500 Abarth. Check your car to see if you have the slot like the light above and you should be good to go.

More here on changing the license plate light on a Fiat 500: http://www.fiat500usa.com/2014/09/fiat-500-license-plate-bulb-change.html