Volvo Xc90 License Plate Light LED Upgrade

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About: I love film making, cars and diy.

Are you sick and tired of the yellow light that shines down over your number plate at night. Does it make you churn in your seat that other modern cars have these led lights? Fear not, here I will show you how to upgrade these stock halogen bulbs into longer lasting brighter, more modern led bulbs.

Step 1: Get the Parts

You will need:

1. A Torx bit and driver

2. 2 x 239 led bulbs

3. a Volvo xc90

Step 2: Disassembly

You are going to be taking apart your car so I would suggest you unplug the battery or don't turn on the lights while you are working on the car.

1. take your Torx driver and unscrew both lamps

2. use a very thin flat head screwdriver to pry the lamp away if it is too stuck to remove

Step 3: Swap the Bulbs

Now swap the bulbs around. Make sure the leds are facing down so they shine onto your number plate.

you will have to use trial and error to make sure they are the right way round as diodes only work one way

Step 4: Reassembly and Testing

Now put the lights back in a reassemble the lights

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