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    Lightbulb License Plate Lights Replacement

    Hello, my plate lights have gone out and I'm wondering if there is an economic alternative to the original LED lights. Any help in this matter is greatly appreciated.

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    I don't recall the specifics here but I think they required the entire housing to be replaced up to a certain year so it will depend on what year you have.

    Hopefully someone will recall the exact timeframe the change happened so you'll know more what you are looking at in terms of cost. I think the entire unit was something like $239 bucks.

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    I have a 2012 model and the lights look removable (slots for screwdriver). I found some replacements for ~$10 each but wanted to know if there are better options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by practicing01 View Post
    I have a 2012 model and the lights look removable (slots for screwdriver). I found some replacements for ~$10 each but wanted to know if there are better options.
    I feel like the 2012 has the older replace it all setup but I am not saying you might not be able to make it happen.

    Maybe this is of some help?

    http://www.fiat500usa.com/2014/09/fi...lb-change.html

    (Note the comments left at the end of the article as well)

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    Pretty sure it's a complete assembly, the light caps are glued in place and such.

    Nvm I just read the thing posted above, interesting info.
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    Yes, I followed the article, same lights. Local shops don't carry them (Pep-Boys, etc) and online the cheapest I found was ~$10 each. I thought that maybe there would be alternatives but it seems it's not a common problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by practicing01 View Post
    Yes, I followed the article, same lights. Local shops don't carry them (Pep-Boys, etc) and online the cheapest I found was ~$10 each. I thought that maybe there would be alternatives but it seems it's not a common problem.
    It's not a problem because LEDs last a VERY long time in most cases, which makes the price much more reasonable. If that price bothers you you'll be absolutely flabbergasted at the price for headlight bulbs.
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    Alright, thanks for the replies. Going to buy them online.

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