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Has anyone tried to change the footwell and doorhandle lights?

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Old 04-03-11, 05:19 PM
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Default Has anyone tried to change the footwell and doorhandle lights?

The GX 460 has weak yellow footwell lights that do not illuminate well. I spoke to Eli at V-leds and he said that he had never seen the type of bulb that the GX 460 uses for footwell lights. I would like to change the footwell lights to brighter L.E.D. lights. Does anyone know what type of L.E.D. lights we can use to replace the footwell lights? I have included some pictures of the footwell bulb below. Also, has anyone tried to replace the interior door handle bulbs.

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Old 04-16-11, 06:26 PM
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I also noticed that the footwell lights dim when the car is shifted from neutral.
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Old 04-26-11, 01:58 PM
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The glove box has the same type of light. Does anyone know how to replace these lights for brighter L.E.D. lights?

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This is a loooooooooong hiatus, but bump. I want to change these things in my 2016.
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Me too I notice how dim they are and want to change mine on my 2016 too
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Has anyone come up with anything on this bulb style yet?

I haven't been able to find anything online as of yet.
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subscribed. Interested too.
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I hate it also
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Won't address the doors but maybe the footwells? I wonder if connector is the same?

https://www.ebay.com/i/323202528445?chn=ps
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Is this what you are looking to do? I did this an hour ago. I can post details later.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFSq...ature=youtu.be
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Originally Posted by tecman View Post
Is this what you are looking to do? I did this an hour ago. I can post details later.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFSq...ature=youtu.be
That's exactly what I want! What did you use to swap them out?

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Originally Posted by tecman View Post
Is this what you are looking to do? I did this an hour ago. I can post details later.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFSq...ature=youtu.be
“later” ..... patiently waiting
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A little more involved than expected. With the reply here I went to my garage to play again. If you are looking for a plug and play easy option I can’t help you as this led is odd so I modified. I will work on details this week.
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dumb question. cant we just find any LED then splice it in to the existing wires?
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A cheap mod and easy enough to do.



Originally started with a door light from a panel I have off.


Bought some light sockets that I had some LEDs for (interior lights).


Is this a temperature sensor on the passenger side?


Passenger side was easy to fit because I could drop the panel.


Cleared off the plastic housing for the original LED.


Went with a 9/16 hole.


Passenger side.


Passenger side


The drivers side is built into the floor vent and I didn't see an easy way to remove it.


To push the socket in from the rear there are 2 open sides so I left a lip on the socket to keep it in place.


9/16 hole again for driver side.


Snug fit.


Drivers side.


Passenger side.


In neutral.
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