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Old 09-24-11, 07:46 AM
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Well it looks like its glued on to the trunk im not going to mess around with it...I think its stupid but its like the factory didnt want us to F around with the plate light for some reason or another lol...

If the factory led were to go out its a
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LAMP ASSEMBLY, LICENSE PLATE, (RIGHT / PASSENGER SIDE) 01 In Stock $103.44 $86.03

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Old 09-24-11, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by 2slow View Post
You cut the housing and you can pull out the circuit board. Put it back together with silicone and epoxy. Sand it down and paint, if you want to hide the epoxy.
Hmm, I'll give this a second attempt, right now, my LEDs are taped over the stock ones and disabled. It's perfectly fine but I would prefer it inside the housing. Where exactly do you cut the housing? I tried heating it up with a heat gun and using a soldering iron blade to cut it open but the plastic seems quite hard to cut.
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Old 12-09-11, 01:23 PM
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i searched and searched through Cl couldnt find the answer, sry if i open another thread about it maybe someone can help me out how do you change licence plate led out? thanks!
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Old 12-09-11, 01:54 PM
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You need to remove the interior panel(s) on the back of the tailgate itself (just held on with clips). Then you'll see the bulbs which twist in from the inside tailgate area.

The lights cannot be removed from outside of the car, only from the inside. Just pry the panels off with a flathead screwdriver. Its alot of work
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Old 12-09-11, 01:59 PM
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seem like alot wrk but some reason one led is out ... got to do it though thanks
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Old 12-09-11, 02:05 PM
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The LED is integrated as part of an assembly, therefore you need to replace the assembly. Notice the part number is for the assembly, not in particular for the LED bulb.

I think CJ22 found this out and managed to replace the LED but in there but it is not that easy.


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Old 12-09-11, 06:03 PM
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I read you have to take apart the assembly. It's not made for dyi.
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Old 12-10-11, 07:01 AM
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Oh, good to know ! Thanks
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Old 12-13-11, 08:47 AM
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Just merged 4 threads into 1, all concerning license plate lights.

FYI, you can Google "site:clublexus.com <INSERT SEARCH QUERY>" if CL's built-in search function isn't giving you good results.
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Old 09-19-12, 03:26 PM
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can you swap it out to the 06-08 and put leds in them??
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Old 06-02-19, 08:25 AM
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Default Has anyone figured out how to remove license plate light housing is250/350 gen 2

I got a housing with a backup camera and a license plate light to replace the OEM housing. The problem is I can't figure out how to remove the original OEM license plate housing. Seems like alot of people have tried. Has anyone figured out how to get this out?

There has to be a way if Lexus ever had to replace for some reason? I think the put the push tab there just to give you false hope it will be easy.

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