Introduction: Cleaning License Plate Lamps.

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This plate lamp looks terrible. It needs cleaning!

Step 1: Removal.

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Just 2 screws to be removed here. See the rust inside? Nasty.

Step 2: Cleaning.

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Using engine degreaser I cleaned the lens. Then I dried thoroughly. Now it's super clear!

Step 3: The Culprit.

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Water ingress caused this led to rust. I replaced with a new led.

Step 4: Completion.

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I reassembled the lamp with an dose of silicone gasket maker to ensure weather protection. Now the license plate will be well lit!

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