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Old 08-29-2012, 12:45 PM   #71
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Does anyone know what kind of LED bulb I would need to replace the bulb in an automatic 2003 Focus Sedan gear indicator light in the center console? Thanks!

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Old 09-20-2012, 09:22 PM   #72
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anyone with a write up on how to swap out the trunk bulb?
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Old 05-09-2014, 11:36 PM   #73
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I drive a 2010 Focus SE: FYI

What I bought and replaced:

Map Lights (194 style mini wedge base):
6 LEDs with a 30 degree Beam in "Cool White"
WLED-x6 (194 type) Wedge Base bulbs

Interior Dome (194 style mini wedge base, NOT 6411 festoon style):
5-Radially mounted LEDs with a total of 220 degree beam in "Cool White"
WLED-x5 (194 type) Wedge Base bulbs
**Note: I affixed a piece of tin foil for a temp. reflector on the inside of the dome light fixture.**

Trunk Light:(194 style mini wedge base):
5 High power LEDs w/ 360 degree beam in "Cool White" appears more natural white.
I originally got these bulbs for the dome, thinking it would match the brightness of the maps, well, the color is the same "cool white" but since these are high power, they seem whiter, So i just put this in the trunk with its 360 degree beams it really lights it up.
High Power SMD WLED-xHP5 (194 type)
360 degree Wedge Base bulbs

I wish I had read this before I ordered LEDs for the map lights and trunk lights... now I have bulbs that don't work in anything I know of. :(
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Old 05-10-2014, 11:24 AM   #74
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Returning the wrong bulbs to superbrightleds.com and ordered the 194 bulbs. *sigh*

I ordered 3 of these in white and 3 in green. High Power SMD WLED-xHP5 (194 type)
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Old 05-16-2014, 01:36 PM   #75
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I got one of these for the trunk. Plugged it in, and stuck it to the body. No issues and man is it bright. Much better then the dinky setup Ford had.

http://www.superbrightleds.com/morei...ase/1236/2886/
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Did anyone have an issue where the remote start stopped working after doing replacing the bulbs with LEDs?

I get the 3 beeps after it fails to start that is supposed to indicate an open door, but the doors and trunk are closed, hood is closed - no door ajar light on.

I sprayed WD40 on the latches of both doors and the trunk, still no change so far. :(

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Hmm... this thread seems to indicate it may be the issue... bummer. :(

I don't have a dome light, and don't notice any light from the LEDs when they are supposed to be off..., but I guess I wouldn't unless I looked at the bare LEDs.

http://www.fordfusionclub.com/showthread.php?t=510306
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I don't have a dome light, only map lights in my car. The LEDs stay on, albeit VERY dimly at all times. It's called power bleed. There is little to no resistance in an LED to make light, where as an incandescent bulb makes light purely through resistance. If current is moving, that's probably enough to stop the remote start system.
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Does anyone know if I switch this setting in the remote start programming from positive to negative, if it will allow the remote start to work with the LEDs (a door open) - or does it mean something completely different?

Door Ajar Switch Input Inverter - Positive - Negative
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