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Old 12-05-2005, 09:25 AM   #21
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great write up, it helped me today!
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Old 05-09-2006, 04:33 PM   #22
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Thanks for this awsome how-to. I finally got around to changing one of mine today, and your how-to made it very easy to do. It only took me like 2 minutes.
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If you are like me I had a bulb issue with no lights all the time recently. Kept blowing fuses. Anyway thanks to some good advice from someone here I checked and found out the metal contacts were touching inside the hatch and blowing my fuses. Adjusted those and taped 'em up good with zero issues since.
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Old 07-16-2006, 07:29 PM   #24
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I got I ticket last week because I didn't change the license plate lamps. I thought I had to take the inside of the hatch out, and I was just too lazy to do it! If I had known how easy it was, I could have saved a fat fine!

Thanks for the great info! I'll be checking here forever.
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good write up, when mine burns out ill be coming to this thread
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Old 09-30-2006, 09:50 PM   #26
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very nice, i was ooking all over google for an asnwer and in my manual and saw nothing. Thankyou for your post
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Old 03-02-2007, 08:42 AM   #27
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very nice how too i'm looking to replace the white lights with blue ones does any one know what kind of bulb i need to look for (like model number? and maybe a cheap website)

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The bulb number for the license plate lamps are 6418. Make sure that you look at the specifications for them. Look for 39mm or 1 1/2" in length. I usually shop around for specific types of bulbs online rather than going to an auto parts store. I've used http://www.autolumination.com in the past and I like the results there.

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I did mine a little over two months ago. Swapped out for the leds from autolumination (great place gotten bulbs for all my cars from there for a few years now). The 3 led bulbs give that look like the acuras have. Nice little bluish white glow. However when I opened mine up to swap the bulbs out everything was covered in that green oxidation like salt water got in there from the winter (yay ohio). I scratched off the contacts with a screw driver. But does anybody have any ideas how to clean those out?
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Might try a little bit of coca cola on a toothbrush. Works great to clean battery terminals too.
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