Projector Headlights vs Reflector Headlamps

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There are 2 types popular headlamp housing: projector headlights and reflector headlights. Reflector headlamps are the old style found on cars or trucks made earlier. Projector headlamps are newer, but not every new car has projector headlight. High-performance projector headlamps that were originally only available in luxury vehicles since 2000, and now become more and more vehicles are equipped. They are able to work with the extremely super bright HID (high-intensity discharge) headlamps and LED (light-emitting diode) headlights bulbs. Some vehicles’ low beam headlights are projector type, and high beam headlights are reflector type.

So, we are always asked what is the difference between projector and reflector headlamps? And, whether our LED headlights bulbs will have great performance in projector or reflector headlamp housing? This article will discuss what is the projector headlight? what is the reflector headlight? What is the difference between projector and reflector headlights? How the LED headlights bulbs work inside the projector and reflector headlamp housing?

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Projector Headlight vs Reflector Headlamp

What is the reflector headlights?

Reflector headlights have been featured as standard since the invention of electric headlights in 1898. Reflector headlamps have two main components: a light source (bulb) and a reflector bowl.

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Reflector Headlights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The reflector bowl is a hollow hemisphere shape. The inside is painted with reflective chrome paint and covered in precisely-located mirrors. The bulb sits right in the center of this device. Mirrors are place within the bowl to reflect light out onto the road.

How do the reflector headlights work?

In older reflector headlights, the shape of the light beam was determined by the lens in the front of the headlight. With this type, known as a sealed-beam headlight, the casing cannot be removed to replace a burnt-out bulb.

In the 1980s, improvement in LED technology at reflector headlights is to use mirrors inside the headlight housing itself to guide the beam, that means it was no longer necessary for the lens and the headlight housing to be sealed, and bulbs could be easily removed or replaced.

When the bulb is switched on, beams of light hit the mirrors and are reflected in front of the vehicle and onto the road.

Because of this, reflectors headlights produce a wide beam that covers a large surface area, but also cause the light less intense and focused, which wastes a lot of light.

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Reflector Headlights Working Theory

Advantages of reflector headlights (headlamps)

Until now, many new vehicles are still equipped with reflector headlamps due to its advantages:

  • Much less cost compared to projector headlamps, which can meet different requirements
  • Saver more space, for the reflector headlights don’t require too much space and it has smaller design

What is the projector headlights?

Projector headlight is a newer development in auto headlights development. Projector headlamps are like reflector headlights, they consist of a headlight assembly with a replaceable bulb, and also include a reflector component, but that’s at the similarities end.
The overall design of a projector headlamp is based around the idea of focusing light with a specially shaped reflector, then using a shutter to project it on the road with a beam pattern that is evenly distributed and light focused. And adding a lens acts as a magnifying glass, increasing the brightness of the light beam.

A projector headlight includes below components:

  • A replaceable bulb: a bulb as light source. Projector headlamps can adopt halogen, HID, and LED headlights bulbs as the light source. The bulbs in projector headlamp housing is much brighter than the bulbs in reflector headlight.
  • Reflector: Projector headlight includes a reflector component. The difference is that the projector headlight use an elliptical-shaped reflector instead of a parabolic-shaped one. The difference in shape causes the light emitted from the bulb in a projector headlamp to focus on a narrow point near the front of the reflector, where it meets a shutter.
  • Shutter (cutoff shield): The shutter is one of the most important components for projector headlight, and classic reflector headlight housings don’t have it. This component is inserted into the light beam from below, which causes a sharp cutoff and effectively aims the light at the road instead of allowing it to blind other drivers. In some vehicles, the shutter can be raised and lowered to switch between high and low beams.
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Projector Headlights Design
  • Lens: This is at the end of the projector headlight, and it’s designed to evenly distribute the beam of light that has already been shaped and aimed by the elliptical reflector and the shutter. Some projector headlight’s lenses can also soften the cutoff line between light and dark when the headlights shine on the road.

How do the projector headlight work?

Unlike the reflector headlights, projector headlamps are equipped with round lens that magnify the intensity and focus of the light beam. Think of those lenses as a magnifying glass. The light is absorbed and projected in a smaller yet more focused and concentrated beam. The lens also shapes the unique and premium look of projector headlamps.

A projector headlight is also equipped with cut-off shield (shutter). This allows the beam of light to be directed further down the road. This unique feature also prevents the light from glaring other drivers on the road. This cutoff shield is responsible for the sharper cut off beam of reflector headlights.

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Projector Headlights Design

Advantages of projector headlights (headlamps)

  • More vision, better focused beam pattern, much brighter than reflector headlamps
  • Reduce the chances of blinding other drivers due to the cutoff shied for better beam
  • Due to cutoff shield, Halogen, HID, and LED headlights bulbs can be put inside the projector headlamp housing

Projector headlight is also perfect if you are looking for an HID kit or LED upgrade. In some places, installing HID(high-intensity discharge headlight) bulbs in a reflector headlight is illegal. In this case, the light will be too bright and scattered in all directions, which will  blind oncoming traffic. However,  it won’t be a problem if your vehicle is equipped with projector headlight.

Types of Projector Headlamps (Halogen, HID headlights, and LED Headlights)

All projector headlights have the same basic design, but they can replace different light source like halogen, HID or LED projector headlight.

  • Halogen projector headlights: The halogen projector headlight has adopted halogen bulbs inside the headlamp housing. These headlights typically project a more even beam of light than reflectors, with a sharper cutoff between light and dark, even though they use the older halogen bulb technology.
  • HID projector headlights: The second type of projector headlight have HID bulbs (HID refers to high-intensity discharge headlight) inside the headlamp’s housing, and they are still available today, known as Xenon HID headlights. The HID bulbs are much brighter than traditional halogen bulbs. Xenon HID bulbs can only be used with projector headlight. HID bulbs are too bright when used in reflector headlights, for the light they emit can blind other drivers.
  • LED projector headlights: This is the newest technologies. The LED projector headlight uses LED headlights bulbs inside the headlamps’ housing, and it consumes much less power, and they last far longer than halogen or HID headlights.
  • Halo or Angel Eye projector headlights: This refers to the distinctive ring, or halo of light that you see from some projector headlamps. Even though manufacturers sometimes define these as halo or angel eye projector headlight, the ring itself does not use projector technology. These rings are created with about a half dozen different technologies like cold cathode fluorescent lighting (CCFL) tubes, LEDs, and even incandescent bulbs.

Projector headlight vs Reflector headlight

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Projector Headlight

Reflector Headlight
Development:
  • New Technology
  • Old Technology
Bulb’s Position:
  • The headlight bulb sits in the middle of the reflector cup
  • The headlight bulb sits in the front of the fishbowl lens
Components:
  • Reflector bowl
  • Light bulb
  • Reflector bowl
  • Light bulb
  • Shutter
  • Lens
Dimension:
  • Smaller, less space
  • Deeper, more space
Light Effects:
  • Less intense and focused beam
  • Has dark spot
  • Less bright
  • More intense and focused beam
  • No dark spot
  • Much brighter
Best Light Source:
  • HID
  • LED

As to how to choose the best and brightest led headlights bulbs, please click here for more details.

Tips to Find a Reliable & Best Amazon Seller in Auto LED Lights?

Due to more and more people tend to purchase auto LED lighting bulbs like headlights, fog lights, turn signal, brake tail, back-up reverse, license, interior lights, DRL off Amazon, the question: how to find a reliable and best Amazon seller is noticeable, for when we buy a product online, we hope our products are well standby and have good quality, the manufacturer is reliable too. Here are tips to help you find a reliable and the best Amazon seller in automotive LED lights bulbs.

 Check Amazon seller’s profile

As a consumer or buyer of Amazon, when you are interested in one product, and you want to know the seller’s information and feedback from different buyers, then you need to check Amazon seller profile as below steps, we will take one of our 921 LED bulb‘s listing on Amazon as example:

  1. When you are at the product page (click 921 LED bulb), at the right side under Buy Now button, there is one shown Sold by: seller name (Alla Lighting) as below shown:
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Amazon Seller Profile Direction Lin

 

 

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Alla Lighting Amazon Seller Profile

2. After you click the Amazon seller’s name, and will direct above page:

3. For this seller page, you will find below quite important information that help you know more about the seller

  • Business Address: whether the business is located in USA, Canada, Mexico, China, Japan, Korea, etc., you will know it is from, this is the real legal address, and you can decide whether you want to buy from a USA located brand, or other countries.
  • Feedbacks: Customers will leave feedback about the products shipping, description and service provided by the seller.
  • Ask a Question: at the right side, there is a yellow button “Ask a Question” that you can direct contact the seller about the products or need support
  • Customer Service Phone Number: This number is provided by a seller, if a seller is willing to provide a  USA located phone number, which is more easier to get in touch. US phone number starts +1 area code.
  • Returns & Refunds policy
  • Shipping Policy
  • Frequently Asked Question
  • Help
  • Products: which show all products the seller are selling on Amazon.

Check google reviews about this Amazon seller

Why we think Google reviews are quite reliable or we can trust it? The reason is because google reviews are come most local customers’ feedbacks, and the business must be USA located and offer local service as well, the reviews are more authentic and reliable. Then how to check the google reviews about the seller?

  1.  Please find the seller’s brand on Amazon’s product listing, the brand name usually shows first word or 2 words on product titles, or you can find it on Amazon product information which will show brand’s name as below (under product title or at the Product Information Part), we find the brand name is Alla Lighting
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Under Top Bullets show Brand: Alla Lighting
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Product Information shows Brand: Alla Lighting

2. Then please go to http://www.google.com search column, and input the below format: brand name + address, like Alla Lighting address

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Google ” Alla Lighting Address “

3. Locate the same words as brand name, and click it, and then it will got this seller’s Google’s reviews page, and click Google Reviews, and you will sell details showing different customers reviews, yet if you find the google business name maybe longer than brand name, that is normal, for brand name is not business name, a business can have different brand name, but it all will be checked out on its business website.

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Alla Lighting Google Review Page
Yet if you are unable to locate the Amazon seller’s brand name, probably this seller is not USA located or newly seller or newly brand, as to you want to trust it or not, it depends on your decision.

If you have more FAQ about automotive LED lighting, please click here for more details.

 

2003 – 2009 LEXUS GX470 REVERSE LED UPGRADE & INSTALL

You may find your halogen bulbs are quite dim, which may make it hard to see in front, especially in bad weather or severe driving conditions. Upgrading your old halogen bulbs of your Lexus GX470 to new aftermarket LED bulbs can add a great new look to your vehicle as well as  enhance  visibility at night for safer driving experience.

If choose to upgrade your old halogen bulbs to new LED bulbs, it is best to confirm you have the correct LED replacement bulb by referencing the original stock halogen bulb part number located in the vehicles direct owner’s manual or directly on the original bulb.  

Below we will show you how to install your new ALLA Lighting LED bulbs to your Lexus GX470 reverse light. 

Bulb Sizes for 2003-2009 Lexus GX470 reverse light is 7440/7443. 

The following information is a step by step instructions on how to install your new 7443-2835-39W

Compatible Vehicles: 2003-2009 Lexus GX470

How to install 2003~2009 Lexus GX470 LED Back-up Reverse Lights Bulbs?​

Tools Required: The following will be the recommended tools required for your installation. 

  • Pry tool
  • Phillips head screw driver

Lets Get Started!!! Step by Step Installation Guide

Step: 1)To access the license plate bulbs first you have to remove the interior trunk cover. The first step is to remove the handle. Looking closer at the handle on the back you will see that there are two clips, one on each side.

We used a flathead screwdriver to push down on the clips .

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Step: 2) Next you will locate the small plastic cover above the cargo net pocket. Under the cover you will notice a screw. Use a Philips screwdriver to remove the screw.

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Step: 3) Remove the storage compartment lid next to the cargo net by twisting both knobs to the open position. 

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Step: 4)  Remove the trim surrounding the rear window by pulling up on the edges of the trim. you can remove completely or remove until you are able to pull the bottom trim piece out. 

 

Note* when reinstalling trim align the clips with the holes on the tail gate circled in the last image for step 4

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Step: 5) Remove the insulating plastic to reveal the reverse light housing. The reverse light housings are shown in the red circles in the image below. 

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Step: 6) Twist the bulb socket counter clock-wise to free the socket from the housing and expose the halogen bulb. 

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Step: 7) Remove the halogen bulb from the bulb socket by pulling the bulb straight up and away from the socket. 

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Step 8) Install the new LED bulb by pressing the bulb base into the bulb socket until it cannot go any further then align the notched of the bulb socket to the housing and twist clockwise to lock the bulb into place.

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Step 9) Repeat the same steps for the other side of the reverse lights and follow the trim removal steps in reverse to reassemble the vehicle. Now enjoy your safer, brighter, better ALLA Lighting reverse bulbs.  

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Check out our Step by Step installation video! 

Congratulations!! Your installation is now complete. If you experienced any issues in which unable to complete installation please contact us for assistance. If the  LED bulbs are experiencing hyper-flashing, flickering, an error code issues, then load resistors for this application will be required to be installed. These issues occur due to the LEDs low current nature which draws much less current than original stock halogen bulbs.

Please feel free to contact us at service@allalighting.com for assistance. Our team of highly trained representatives will be available to assist and provide best solution. May also visit us at www.allalighting.com 

Looking for more LED upgrades for your vehicle. Check out the below bulb guide!  For your reference only. All information below is not 100% guaranteed accurate. Please check the vehicle owner’s manual before purchasing. 

Lexus GX470 LED Lights Bulb Size Guide

Exterior Lights:

Interior Lights:

What is the Brightest LED Headlights Bulb: H11 9005 9006 9007 H13 H4?

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Due to more and more people tends to change OEM halogen, HID headlamps from Syvlania, Osram or Philips upgrade to LED headlights bulbs, the LED headlights bulb‘s brightness(vision) is a must factor to be considered. We are going to tell you how to choose the brightest LED headlights bulbs replacement for your vehicle, please make sure choose the correct part number before purchasing.

How to measure the brightness of a LED headlight bulb?

There are 2 ways to measure the brightness of a LED headlight bulb as below.

  • Lumen (symbol: LM), more lumens, more brightness
  • Lux (symbol: LX)

What is a Lumen?

Lumens. The brightness of a LED headlight bulb is usually measured in lumens, or the total amount of light emitted by a light source in all directions. Luminous flux considers the sensitivity of the eye to the visible part of the electromagnetic radiation. Lumen is therefore the unit to measure the brightness of a light source independently of the direction of the light beam.

Lumens are derived from luminous flux, which is the total power of light, which is why high-power bulbs are sometimes called “high-flux,”

Luminous flux is a measure of the total amount of light in a light beam. Light intensity is a measure of the light density. If one sees a part of a light beam, that part has a smaller luminous flux (in lumen) but (in principle) the same luminous intensity (in candela) as the whole beam. The luminous flux depends on the power of the source and on the color of the light.

To measure lumens, a LED headlight bulb is placed inside a sealed reflective sphere (integrating sphere), and its light is bounced 360° without sport in the sphere (integrated) so its flux can be measured at any angle and calculated into lumens based on the space of the sphere.

So, Lumens equal to brightness, more lumens, more brightness. Yet for a LED headlight bulb, it maybe not the best LED headlights bulbs when you choose the brightest one. We will analyze below: how to choose the brightest LED headlights bulb for my vehicle?

Please note: a LED headlight bulb will change widely in their brightness during usage and can be “dimmed” by running at a lower current.

What is a Lux?

Lux. Another measurement of light is lux, or the light measured in 25 square meter of output area. For example, if you mark off one square meter on your garage, and measure all the lights of a LED headlight bulb that goes into that area when your car is exactly 25 feet away from it, you would have the lux measurement at 25 feet, straight-on of your headlights.

The lux (symbol lx) is a unit of illumination: 1 lux is the illuminance produced by 1 candela on a surface perpendicular to the light rays at a distance of 1 meter from the source.

The lux thus corresponds to the illuminance that is obtained when each square meter of the considered surface receives a luminous flux of one lumen. The number of lux is thus found as the quotient of the total received luminous flux, expressed in lumens, and the size of the illuminated area expressed in square meters; therefore 1 lux = 1 lumen / m².

Lux can be measured from different distances. Be careful when making a comparison between two lamps. A lamp that gives the same number of lux at three meters distance than a lamp measured at one meter is much more powerful than the one measured on a meter.

With a light meter you can measure the lux value of any surface or space. When measuring, make sure that the light meter is placed at working height. As the distance from the light source to the object to be illuminated increases, the illuminance decreases in the square.

What is the brightest LED headlights bulb?

Based on the above 2 ways measurement, if you use lumens, then more lumens, more brightness, that means the brightest LED headlights bulb is the one has the most lumens amount as measured.

If you use lux, we must compare the same distance of the light output to compare and the higher rating, the better vision for a LED headlight bulb.

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How to choose the brightest LED headlights bulb for My Vehicle?

Due to a lot of different brands or options of aftermarket LED headlights bulbs in the market, and they are stated high lumens, even up to 20000 lumens, how can we choose the best and brightest one for my vehicle?

In fact, we can’t just see the stated high lumens amount, and we buy it, which may cause an happy purchase experience. Below we will show you how to the brightest LED headlights bulbs for your vehicle?

  1.  Considering the beam pattern, the beam pattern design is more like OEM halogen headlamps, it is the safer to drive on the road, which will not cause glare for the oncoming drivers.Brightest-led-headlights-bulb-beam-pattern-fl-bh-conversion-kits
  2.  Considering the color temperature, normally 6000K~6500K xenon white is the most popular in the market, but many choose 3000K~3200K yellow for better penetration in foggy, rainy, dark, snowy days. If you are considering both, LED switchback bulbs dual color changing 6000K white to 3000k yellow is a good option. some people like to drive 8000K or 10000K blue as well, but this color temperature normally is allowed in off-roading driving, not on road, so please carefully to choose this color temperature and check your locate states policy to confirm it is legal or not. Some states may trigger a ticket when you drive this color on  the road.

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3. Considering the brightness, in fact, when you choose the brightness, it can’t just buy the highest lumens of a LED headlight bulb stated by a seller. For a halogen headlamps,  each bulb’s lumens is about 800lms~1200lms for low beam, and 1200lms~1600lms for high beam, HID headlamp is about 3000 lumens per bulb, and most popular LED headlights in the market is about 2300lms~5000lms per bulb, and if stated over 6000 lumens per bulb stated, you must considering it may cause glare for others drivers.

4. Considering the working power, even though more working power doesn’t mean more brightness,  the brightness of LED headlights will also depend on the wattage of the bulbs. For example, a 1-watt diode is capable of emitting around 130 Lumens. If the bulb is fitted with 16 diodes, this means each bulb is rated at 16-watts and around 2,080 Lumens.

5. Considering the brand, as a matter of fact, a lot of brands of LED headlights bulbs in the market, how to choose a reliable seller is very important too. a USA located supplier is recommended if you prefer have the best support and warranty guaranteed. Click how to find a reliable seller on Amazon for more details if you want to purchase from Amazon.

6. Considering the fitment easiness, different LED headlights bulbs will have different fitment easiness, normally, the design is smaller height from the locking part to bottom and diameter of the bottom part, it will be easier to install.

7. Considering the with fan or fanless led headlights bulbs: normally the led headlights bulbs with fan will have more brightness, for cooling fan will enhance the heating dissipation, which we can design to produce more lumens and increase the lifespan.

8. Considering the correct part number of OEM headlamps: if purchase the wrong part number, that means the part number doesn’t match the OEM headlamps, then the bulb you purchased won’t fit into the housing.

What part numbers of LED headlights bulbs do I have to buy?

The part number of a LED headlight bulb is from OEM halogen or HID headlamps, which is made by the manufacturer: Sylvania, Osram, Philips, Nava, Hella, ECE, Lucas, GE, GM.

So when you are able to remove the OEM lamps, normally it will show the part number on it,  yet if you can’t tell from the OEM lamps, no worries, just shoot an email service@allalighting.com or call 1(909) 606-2935 by providing your OEM bulb’s pictures or advising the part number, vehicle’s information and order number, we will help you to do the FREE exchange. We will be appreciated for your chances to remedy it.

How to find the correct part number for a vehicle’s lights LED replacement?

Here are 3 ways below to help you find the part number as below:

  • Please remove your OEM headlamps and normally it will show the OEM part number, and you can check whether it matches the product listing’s cross reference number, this way is 100% accurate methods. More details, please click here.
  • Please check your owner manual, normally on owner manual will show the replacement bulb guide, and it will show what part number for the applications you are looking for, yet this is not 100% accurate, for it may vary due to different trims or aftermarket modifications.
  • Please go to Bulb Finder from http://www.allalighting.com website, click Shop by Vehicle at the menu, and input your vehicle’s Make, Model, Year,  Trim, and applications and  you will find related product options, this is not 100% accurate either, for our bulb size guide is mostly based on owner’s manual, which is for reference only, but we promise that we will always update the newest version to avoid the mistakes at most, that means we will remedy the fitment errors once we noticed and then it will make your purchase more easier.

Yet if you purchase wrongly, no worries, contact us directly by email service@allalighting.com or call 1(909) 606-2935 by providing your OEM bulb’s pictures or advising the part number, vehicle’s information and order number, we will help you to do the FREE exchange. We will be appreciated for your chances to remedy it.

Commonly LED headlights bulbs part number from Alla Lighting

  • H11 LED headlights bulb can fit: H8, H9, H11, H16, H8LL, H11LL, H9LL, etc. (single beam: High beam or low beam headlights replacement)
  • 9003/HB2/H4 LED headlights bulb can fit: H4, 9003, HB2, H4LL, HB2LL, 9003LL, 1213H4, 1260H4, 2475H4, etc. (Dual high beam and low beam headlights replacement)
  • 9004 LED headlights bulb can fit: 9004, HB1, 9004LL, 9004HL+, 9004XS, etc. (Dual high beam and low beam headlights replacement)
  • 9005 LED headlights bulb can fit: HB3, 9005, 9005LL, HB3LL, 9005XS, 9005L+, 9005HL+, etc. (High beam, or low beam, or high beam and low beam headlights replacement)
  • 9006 LED headlights bulb can fit: HB4, 9006, 9006LL, HB4LL, 9006XS, etc. (normally used as low beam headlights replacement)
  • 9007 LED headlights bulb can fit: 9007, HB5, 9007LL, 9007HL+, 9007XS, HB5/9007, 16524431, 78167, 78167LL, 48007, 48014, 2FMY4, 3EHN9, 9007XL, GM 22715492, HIB9007, etc. (Dual high beam and low beam headlights replacement)
  • 9008/H13 LED headlights bulb can fit: 9008, H13, H13LL, 9008LL, etc. (Dual high beam and low beam headlights replacement)
  • 9012/HIR2 LED headlight bulbs can fit: 9012, HIR2, HIR2LL, 9012LL, etc. (Dual high beam and low beam headlights replacement)
  • H1 LED headlights bulb fit: H1, ECE: H1, Eiko: 01003, GE: 50310, Hella: 78105, Lucas: 448, Lumapro: 2EKX3, Narva: 48320, Philips: 12632LL, etc. (single beam: High beam or low beam headlights replacement)
  • H3 LED headlights bulb fit: H3, ECE: H3, Eiko: H3C, 01007, Philips: 12345, 12336, Wagner: 1255H3C, 1255H3, GE: 50340, GM: 11513798, Hella: 78135, Lucas: 453, Narva: 48321, Osram/Sylvania: 64151, etc. (single beam: High beam or low beam headlights replacement)
  • H7 LED headlights bulb fit:
  • H11B led headlights bulb fit: H8B, H9B, H11B, etc. (single beam: High beam or low beam headlights replacement)
  • 880 ELD headlights bulb fit: 880, 890, 892, PG13, 884, 885, 887, 899, 893, H27, H29, H32, H34, 893/#42460, 48039, 48046, 48051, 48055, 2FMU6, 2FMV1, 2EKW1, 890/42462, etc. (single beam: High beam or low beam headlights replacement)
  • 881 ELD headlights bulb fit: H28, 881, 2FMU7, 2FMU8, 2FMU9, 42466, 48040, 48045, 48054, 48056, 49678, 862, 886, 888, 889, 894, 896, 898, H30, H31, H35, 896/42466, 894/20238, etc. (single beam: High beam or low beam headlights replacement)
  • D1/D2/D3/D4 LED headlights bulb fit: D1, D2, D3, D4, D1S, D1R, D3S, D3R, D2R, D2S, D4S, D4R, D5, D8, etc.

2000 – 2004 Ford Excursion Best LED headlight upgrade & installation

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How to install

You may find your halogen bulbs are quite dim, which may make it hard to see in front, especially in bad weather or severe driving conditions. Upgrading your old halogen bulbs of your 2000-2004 Ford Excursion to new aftermarket LED bulbs can add a great new look to your vehicle as well as  enhance  visibility at night for safer driving experience.

If choose to upgrade your old halogen bulbs to new LED bulbs, it is best to confirm you have the correct LED replacement bulb by referencing the original stock halogen bulb part number located in the vehicles direct owner’s manual or directly on the original bulb.  

Below we will show you how to install your new ALLA Lighting LED bulbs to your 2000-2004 Ford Excursion low/high beam

Bulb Sizes for 2000-2004 Ford Excursion low/high beam is 9007 

The following information is a step by step instructions on how to install your new ALLA Lighting 9007 S-HCR LED bulbs. 

Compatible Vehicles: 2000 Ford Excursion, 2001 Ford Excursion, 2002 Ford Excursion, 2003 Ford Excursion, 2004 Ford Excursion

Tools Required: The following will be the recommended tools required for your installation. 

Lets Get Started!!!

Step: 1) Remove the clips retaining the headlight housing. There is 2 clips located along the top and one in the back next to the bulb. Remove the clip by prying the clip away from the screw (similar to a brake line clip). 

*Note: You can access the bulbs without removing the housing if you wish to do so however we have found this to complicate the installation due to space restrictions. 

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Step: 2) Locate the bulb retention ring and remove it by twisting counter clockwise. 

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Step: 3) Pull the bulb out of the housing and disconnect the vehicle harness from the bulb connector by lifting up on the clip latch and pulling the bulb and harness away from each other.  

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Step: 4) Note the tabs on the bulb locking ring as well as the tabs on the bulb. When installing the new LED bulb, at times the locking ring will not fit over the fan and you have to remove the chuck from the LED bulb to slip the locking collar over the bulb, then reinstall and lock the chuck so that the locking ring is in between the LED bulb fan and the LED bulb chuck. 

For this particular vehicle and LED model, the locking ring is able to fit over the back of the LED bulb fan and allows you to insert the bulb into the headlight housing then slip the collar over the rear of the bulb and lock the bulb into place. 

When the bulb is locked into the ring and the housing, the LED chips of the new bulb must be left to right with the LED chip furthest forward being your high beam. Most of our bulbs offer some adjustability to get the perfect beam pattern. The S-HCR LED bulb comes with an Allen key so that you  may adjust as needed. Please see the link below for an in depth video on the beam adjustment. 

Beam Adjustment video 

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Step: 5) Once the bulb is installed, connect the bulb to the vehicle connector and test the bulb for power and beam direction. Once again the LED chips of the bulb should be left to right with the LED chip furthest forward at the top. Once completed repeat the steps on the opposing side to complete vehicle. 

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Check out our Step by Step installation video! 

Congratulations!! Your installation is now complete. If you experienced any issues in which unable to complete installation please contact us for assistance. If the  LED bulbs are experiencing hyper-flashing, flickering, an error code issues, then load resistors for this application will be required to be installed. These issues occur due to the LEDs low current nature which draws much less current than original stock halogen bulbs.

Please feel free to contact us at service@allalighting.com for assistance. Our team of highly trained representatives will be available to assist and provide best solution. May also visit us at www.allalighting.com 

Looking for more LED upgrades for your vehicle. Check out the below bulb guide!  For your reference only. All information below is not 100% guaranteed accurate. Please check the vehicle owner’s manual before purchasing. 

Exterior Lights:

  • Headlight Low Beam/High Beam: 9007
  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H10(9154)
  • Front Turn Signal Light: 3157
  • Front Side Marker Light: T10
  • Rear Tail Light: 3157
  • Rear Turn Signal Light: 3157 
  • Rear Brake Light: 3157
  • Rear Reverse Light: 3156
  • Center High Mount Stop Light: 921
  • License Plate Light: T10

Interior Lights:

2007 – 2014 Toyota Camry Fog light LED upgrade and easy installation

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How to install

You may find your halogen bulbs are quite dim, which may make it hard to see in front, especially in bad weather or severe driving conditions. Upgrading your old halogen bulbs of your Toyota Camry to new aftermarket LED bulbs can add a great new look to your vehicle as well as  enhance  visibility at night for safer driving experience.

If choose to upgrade your old halogen bulbs to new LED bulbs, it is best to confirm you have the correct LED replacement bulb by referencing the original stock halogen bulb part number located in the vehicles direct owner’s manual or directly on the original bulb. You are always welcome to call us directly for assistance in confirming the bulb size or for any bulb suggestions. 

Below we will show you how to install your new ALLA Lighting LED bulbs to your Camry’s fog light.

Bulb Sizes for 2007 – 2014 Toyota fog light is H11. 

The following information is a step by step instructions on how to install your new H11-S-HCR Fog light bulbs. 

Compatible Vehicles: 2007, 2008 , 2009 , 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 , 2014

Tools Required: The following will be the recommended tools required for your installation. 

-10MM Wrench/socket

-Flathead Screwdriver

Lets Get Started!!!

Step: 1) Start by removing the 3 bolts located underneath the bumper on the skid plate. 

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Step: 2) Once the bolts are removed pull the skid plate back and you should be able to have enough clearance to remove the bulb. 

For the purpose of getting clear images we have removed the fender liner to allow for a clear line of sight. 

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Step: 3) Remove the bulb by twisting counter clockwise until you can remove the bulb completely from the housing and unplug the bulb from the vehicle harness by pressing the retention clip and pulling the connections apart. 

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Step: 4) To install the new LED bulb simply plug the new LED bulb to the vehicle connector and place the bulb into the light fixture by lining up the tabs until you no longer feel a gap between the bulb  and headlight housing and twist clockwise to lock into place. 

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Step: 5) Reinstall the skid plate and bolts and you’re all set. 

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Check out our Step by Step installation video! 

Congratulations!! Your installation is now complete. If you experienced any issues in which unable to complete installation please contact us for assistance. If the  LED bulbs are experiencing hyper-flashing, flickering, an error code issues, then load resistors for this application will be required to be installed. These issues occur due to the LEDs low current nature which draws much less current than original stock halogen bulbs.

Please feel free to contact us at service@allalighting.com for assistance. Our team of highly trained representatives will be available to assist and provide best solution. May also visit us at www.allalighting.com 

Looking for more LED upgrades for your vehicle. Check out the below bulb guide!  For your reference only. All information below is not 100% guaranteed accurate. Please check the vehicle owner’s manual before purchasing. 

Exterior Lights:

  • Headlight Low Beam: H11
  • Headlight Low beam (If Factory HID): D4S
  • Headlight High Beam: 9005
  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H11
  • Front Turn Signal Light: 7443
  • Front Side Marker Light: T10
  • Rear Tail Light: 7443
  • Rear Turn Signal Light: 7440
  • Rear Brake Light: 7443
  • Rear Reverse Light: 921
  • Center High Mount Stop Light: (Factory LED)
  • License Plate Light: T10

Interior Lights:

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How to install Lexus IS250 LED fog light

You may find your halogen bulbs are quite dim, which may make it hard to see in front, especially in bad weather or severe driving conditions. Upgrading your old halogen bulbs of your 2008 Lexus IS250 to new aftermarket LED bulbs can add a great new look to your vehicle as well as  enhance  visibility at night for safer driving experience.

If choose to upgrade your old halogen bulbs to new LED bulbs, it is best to confirm you have the correct LED replacement bulb by referencing the original stock halogen bulb part number located in the vehicles direct owner’s manual or directly on the original bulb.  

Below we will show you how to install your new ALLA Lighting LED bulbs to your 2008 Lexus IS250 Fog light.

Bulb Sizes for 2008 Lexus IS250 fog light is 9006. 

The following information is a step by step instructions on how to install your new 9006 LED fog lights. 

Our most recommended bulb and best seller is our Switchback bulb. Please click on the image below to be taken to the item. 

Compatible Vehicles: 2006 Lexus IS250, 2007 Lexus IS250, 2008 Lexus IS250, 2009 Lexus IS250

Tools Required: The following will be the recommended tools required for your installation. 

10mm wrench, Flat head screwdriver or trim removal tool

Lets Get Started!!!

Step: 1) In order to access your fog light bulb you must open one side of the plastic fender liner to gain access to the bulb. For more access turn the wheel inward. There is a total of 5 clips and bolts that line the fender edge and bottom. To remove the plastic clip use a screwdriver to turn the clip so that the clip is horizontal, after which you can lift the inside clip and then pull it out. Remove the 10mm bolt along the front lip spoiler on both sides. Once done so you can pull the fender liner back enough to gain access to the bulb. 

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Step: 2) Locate the fog light bulb and twist counter clockwise to free the bulb from the housing. 

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Step: 3) Disconnect the bulb from the vehicle harness by pressing down on the retention clip. 

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Step: 4) Connect the LED bulb to the vehicle harness. and test the bulb for power. 

*If the bulb does not power try flipping the connector. 

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Step: 5) When installing the LED bulbs,  make sure the LED chips on the bulb are left to right so that the bulb uses the side of the reflector and not the top and bottom . Insert the LED bulb into the housing by lining up the tabs and twisting clockwise. 

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Step: 6) Reinstall the plastic fender liners and retaining clips/bolts. 

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Check out our Step by Step installation video! 

Congratulations!! Your installation is now complete. If you experienced any issues in which unable to complete installation please contact us for assistance. If the  LED bulbs are experiencing hyper-flashing, flickering, an error code issues, then load resistors for this application will be required to be installed. These issues occur due to the LEDs low current nature which draws much less current than original stock halogen bulbs.

Please feel free to contact us at service@allalighting.com for assistance. Our team of highly trained representatives will be available to assist and provide best solution. May also visit us at www.allalighting.com 

Looking for more LED upgrades for your vehicle. Check out the below bulb guide!  For your reference only. All information below is not 100% guaranteed accurate. Please check the vehicle owner’s manual before purchasing. 

Exterior Lights:

  • Headlight Low Beam: H11 Or HID
  • Headlight High Beam: 9005
  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 9006 
  • Front Turn Signal Light: 7440
  • Front Side Marker Light: T10/194
  • Rear Turn Signal Light: 7440
  • Rear Brake Light: T10/168
  • Rear Reverse Light: 921
  • License Plate Light: T10/168

Interior Lights:

Best and Brightest Forward lighting Mini FL-BH 12,500 Lumens PURE white 6000k

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Our best and brightest LED
The FL-BH

Introducing our brightest, most efficient, and smallest forward lighting bulb we have produced, our FL-BH model. This bulb was designed with new vehicles in mind, yet still compatible with older vehicle models. Due to advances in vehicle manufacturing, space in the engine bay/light housing can be extremely limited and may not allow for a regular LED bulbs to fit due to the large fan or heatsink component. This bulbs solves that problem as it is designed to fit in your traditional forward lighting housing due to the small fan and allow your dust cover be reinstalled to seal the bulb into the housing (results may vary depending on vehicle). 

The FL-BH model is our brightest forward light coming in at 6,250 lumens each bulb for a combined lumen rating of 12,500 Lumens. For a comparison, traditional forward lighting are usually 700-2000 lumens depending on bulb. It has a new heat sink and fan design featuring a new dual ball fan for extended life as well as faster cooling for higher light output. This LED bulb will drastically change your light output increasing your visibility allowing for a safer, better, brighter driving experience. 

Our FL-BH model is available in a wide range of bulb sizes including D1S – D4S, H1, 881 as well as offers adjustability if needed to have the LED chips of the bulb facing left to right (3 o’clock and 9 o’clock) at their optimal setting to project light from the sides of your housing and not the top and bottom spreading the light upward and not outward.  


Please see our FL-BH model at the link below. 


Not compliant with DOT / FMVSS108 and not street legal in the USA for Headlights. Legal for off-road use in ATV, snowmobile, and off-road racing use, only auxiliary for forward lighting. International legality varies by country. Note: This usage regulation is not unique to Alla Lighting LED bulbs. All LED bulbs from every brand, regardless of marketing claims, are prohibited from street use in LED headlights in the USA. Click here to learn more.

2007 – 2015 Lexus RX350 NEW Brightest Low beam headlight upgrade & install

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Lexus RX350 Low beam installation

You may find your halogen bulbs are quite dim, which may make it hard to see in front, especially in bad weather or severe driving conditions. Upgrading your old halogen bulbs of your Lexus RX350 to new aftermarket LED bulbs can add a great new look to your vehicle as well as  enhance  visibility at night for safer driving experience.

If choose to upgrade your old halogen bulbs to new LED bulbs, it is best to confirm you have the correct LED replacement bulb by referencing the original stock halogen bulb part number located in the vehicles direct owner’s manual or directly on the original bulb.  

Below we will show you how to install your new ALLA Lighting LED bulbs to your Lexus RX350 Low beam headlight

Bulb Sizes for 2007 – 2015 RX350 is H11 for the low beam. 

The following information is a step by step instructions on how to install your new H11-FL-BH forward lighting bulb.

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OEM bulb(left) VS ALLA H11 (right) side by side

Compatible Vehicles(non-HID models): 2007 Lexus RX350, 2008 Lexus RX350, 2009 Lexus RX350, 2010 Lexus RX350, 2011 Lexus RX350, 2012 Lexus RX350, 2013 Lexus RX350, 2014 Lexus RX350, 2015 Lexus RX350

Tools Required: The following will be the recommended tools required for your installation. 

-Flat head screw driver or trim removal tool

Lets Get Started!!!

Step: 1) To gain access to the headlight housing you must remove the engine cover by removing the retaining clips. To remove the clips press the center down and pry them upward from the side. remove all clips until the engine cover is free. 

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The bulbs will be located next to the windshield washer reservoir and next to the air inlet. 

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NOTE: the H11(low beam) and 9005 (high beam) bulbs look nearly identical. Please confirm you are not removing the 9005 bulb.  

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Step: 2) Unplug the connector by depressing the retention clip and pulling the connector off of the bulb. Remove the bulb by twisting counter clockwise until the bulb is free from the headlight housing. 

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Step: 3) Align your new LED bulb by making sure the LED chips sit left to right when locked into position in the headlight housing. You can confim this by making sire your LED bulb tabs match your original bulb tabs and the LED chips rest left to right like the picture below. 

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Step: 4) align the big tab at the top of the bulb with the tab opening in the headlight housing then twist clockwise to lock the bulb into place. 

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Step: 5) Connect the bulb socket to the vehicle harness and test bulbs before reassembly. Repeat step 2 through 4 for the other side. 

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Step: 6) Reinstall the engine cover by lining up the holes for the clips on the engine cover to the holes on the vehicle and insert the clips with the cap pushed out. Push the cap down to lock the cover into place. 

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And you’re done!

Check out our Step by Step installation video! 

Congratulations!! Your installation is now complete. If you experienced any issues in which unable to complete installation please contact us for assistance. If the  LED bulbs are experiencing hyper-flashing, flickering, an error code issues, then load resistors for this application will be required to be installed. These issues occur due to the LEDs low current nature which draws much less current than original stock halogen bulbs.

Please feel free to contact us at service@allalighting.com for assistance. Our team of highly trained representatives will be available to assist and provide best solution. May also visit us at www.allalighting.com 

Looking for more LED upgrades for your vehicle. Check out the below bulb guide!  For your reference only. All information below is not 100% guaranteed accurate. Please check the vehicle owner’s manual before purchasing. 

Front Exterior Lights:
High Beam Headlight Bulb (halogen for 2007-2010 RX350):
9005 HB3
Low Beam Headlight Bulb (halogen for 2007-2010 RX350):
H11
Headlight bulbs (with HID headlamps):
D4S (Dual high low beam headlight)
Front Fog Light Bulb (for 2007-2009 Lexus RX350):
9006 (HB4)
Front Fog Light Bulb (for 2010-2015 Lexus RX350):
H11 / H16
Front Side Marker Light Bulb:
168
Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:
7440A / 7444NA
Parking Light (for 2007-2012 Lexus RX350):
168
Parking Light (for 2013 – 2020 Lexus RX350)
7444NA

Rear Exterior Lights:
Back-Up Reverse Light Bulb: 921 W16W
Brake Stop Lights Bulb: LED
Tail Light Bulb: 168
License Plate Light Bulb: 168
Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA
Rear Side Marker Light Bulb: 194 / 168

Interior Lights:
Vanity Mirror Light Bulb (for 2007-2009 Lexus RX350): 7065
Vanity Mirror Light Bulb (for 2010-2020 Lexus RX350): 175
Dome Light Bulb (for 2007-2009 Lexus RX350): 578
Dome Light Bulb (for 2010-2015 Lexus RX350): 175
Map Light Bulb (for 2007-2009 Lexus RX350): DE3175
Map Light Bulb (for 2010-2015 Lexus RX350): 168
Glove Box Light Bulb: 74
Interior Door Light Bulb: 168
Trunk Light / Luggage Compartment Light Bulb (for 2007-2015 Lexus RX350: DE3175

2003 – 2009 Lexus GX470 License plate LED upgrade & install

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How to install

You may find your halogen bulbs are quite dim, which may make it hard to see in front, especially in bad weather or severe driving conditions. Upgrading your old halogen bulbs of your 2003-2009 Lexus GX470 to new aftermarket LED bulbs can add a great new look to your vehicle as well as  enhance  visibility at night for safer driving experience.

If choose to upgrade your old halogen bulbs to new LED bulbs, it is best to confirm you have the correct LED replacement bulb by referencing the original stock halogen bulb part number located in the vehicles direct owner’s manual or directly on the original bulb.  

Below we will show you how to install your new ALLA Lighting LED bulbs to your Lexus GX470 license place light.

Bulb Sizes for Lexus GX470 license plate light is a T10/168

See compatible T10 Bulbs here

The following information is a step by step instructions on how to install your new T10 license plate LED bulbs. 

Compatible Vehicles: 2003 Lexus GX470, 2004 Lexus GX470,  2005 Lexus GX470, 2006 Lexus GX470,  2007 Lexus GX470, 2008 Lexus GX470, 2009 Lexus GX470

Tools Required: The following will be the recommended tools required for your installation. 

– Phillips head screwdriver

-2 Trim removal tools or screw flat head screwdrivers 

Lets Get Started!!!

Step: 1) To access the license plate bulbs first you have to remove the interior trunk cover. The first step is to remove the handle. Looking closer at the handle on the back you will see that there are two clips, one on each side.
We used a flathead screwdriver to push down on the clips . 

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Step: 2) Next you will locate the small plastic cover above the cargo net pocket. Under the cover you will notice a screw. Use a Philips screwdriver to remove the screw.

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Step: 3) Remove the storage compartment lid next to the cargo net by twisting both knobs to the open position. 

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Step: 4) Remove the trim surrounding the rear window by pulling up on the edges of the trim. you can remove completely or remove until you are able to pull the bottom trim piece out. 

 

Note* when reinstalling trim align the clips with the holes on the tail gate circled in the last image for step 4

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Step: 5) peel back the insulating plastic and locate the license plate light housing. Once located use 2 screwdrivers to push the clips in towards each other to allow the license plate housing to fall through the opening. 

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*Side note – you can simplify the removal of the license plate light by using a slim trim removal tool and prying out the license plate light until free. Use force at your own discretion. 

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Step: 6) Unplug the connector by pushing down on the clip release and pulling the connectors apart to free the license plate housing.

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Step: 7) Remove the bulb retainer from the license plate light housing by twisting counter clockwise and remove the bulb by pulling the bulb up and out of the socket. 

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Step 8) insert the new LED bulb into the housing and reinstall bulb holder to the license plate housing and reconnect to the vehicle harness. 

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Check out our Step by Step installation video! 

Congratulations!! Your installation is now complete. If you experienced any issues in which unable to complete installation please contact us for assistance. If the  LED bulbs are experiencing hyper-flashing, flickering, an error code issues, then load resistors for this application will be required to be installed. These issues occur due to the LEDs low current nature which draws much less current than original stock halogen bulbs.

Please feel free to contact us at service@allalighting.com for assistance. Our team of highly trained representatives will be available to assist and provide best solution. May also visit us at www.allalighting.com 

Looking for more LED upgrades for your vehicle. Check out the below bulb guide!  For your reference only. All information below is not 100% guaranteed accurate. Please check the vehicle owner’s manual before purchasing. 

Exterior Lights:

  • Headlight Low Beam: H11
  • Headlight High Beam: 9005 
  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H3
  • Front Turn Signal Light: 1156
  • Front Side Marker Light: T10
  • Rear Tail Light: 7443
  • Rear Turn Signal Light:7440
  • Rear Brake Light:7443
  • Rear Reverse Light: 7440
  • Center High Mount Stop Light: factory LED
  • License Plate Light: T10

Interior Lights:

  • Dome Light: 31mm
  • Trunk/Cargo Light: 31mm
  • Interior Door Light: T10