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Licence number plate bulbs

AndersN

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I have a Leon FR 1.4TSI, I have tried to find what kind of lamp bulbs there are for the licence number plate but no information in the manual. I want to change them to LED ones. Any of you guys who knows?
 

Cougar

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Jul 10, 2011
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I have a Leon FR 1.4TSI, I have tried to find what kind of lamp bulbs there are for the licence number plate but no information in the manual. I want to change them to LED ones. Any of you guys who knows?
Yours aren't already LED?
 

AndersN

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Yes i have ordinary bulbs, have it confirmed fr.o.m. seat seller also. Have replaced in previoys Volvo without any problems but just cant find any information what size.
 

Cougar

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I haven't actually looked at the bulbs but I did notice one day when I was unlocking the car in the dark that they were nice 'n bright 'n white - far too white to be normal bulbs! Will investigate further shortly!
 

AndersN

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Hi, I found LED's working perfectly. The originals I had was w5w 12w5v. Looking good now :)
 

dw911

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Mar 30, 2013
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I have a Leon FR 1.4TSI, I have tried to find what kind of lamp bulbs there are for the licence number plate but no information in the manual. I want to change them to LED ones. Any of you guys who knows?
Are you sure you haven't got led ones, the led ones are not just the standard type fiting with a 32mm incandescent festooned which seat changed to a led festoon bulb
They are a complete sealed unit with two smd type leds soldered to a green circuit board
So your options are, see if you already have leds, there is a small plastic catch on the number plate light, push it in and the light unit will drop out
If you haven't got leds then you probably have the standard unit with a incandescent festooned bulb and you can change it to led, although you may need to recode the unit with vagcom to stop any bulb failure warnings on the dash
Or buy the complete led light unit from a Seat dealer and fit that
 
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