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Replace bulbs over rear license plate and a diagram of the process

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am not familiar with the early year Focus'. Look above the license plate, if the lens for the bulb has two screws, you need to remove them to access the bulb. On other models, open the trunk and look down where the license plate is, you should be able to see and access the bulb from there.

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renew the whole unit as yoiu cant buy spare for it ,or look in scrapyard for one

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in most cases you have to open the rear tailgate remove the panel and then you have access to everything in the door

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SOURCE: how to change the license plate light on 2001 ford focus zx3

Take a thin blade screw driver and gently pry between the rubber seal and the metal and pop the light out, replaced the bulb and pop the light back in. works fine.

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SOURCE: Replace license plate bulbs on 2003 ford focus

if you buy some of those "on tv only" lights that are bubble shaped and plastic, you can duct tape those onto your license plate area and click them on or off when needed.

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  1. Remove the screws that secure the license plate lamp assembly to the rear bumper fascia
  2. Pull the license plate lamp assembly down and out through the mounting hole in the rear bumper fascia far enough to access and disconnect the wire harness connector.
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The fuse labeled REAR PARK LP 15A in the right instrument panel fuse box powers the rear park lamps, and the tag lamps. If your rear park lamps are working then you most likely need to replace the tag lamps (bulbs). Use the following procedure to replace the lamps.

To Remove:
  1. Remove the two mounting screws from the license plate lamp.
  2. Remove the license plate lamp from the rear bumper fascia.
  3. Remove the license plate lamp socket by turning it counterclockwise.
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How do you replace license plate bulb 2005 cadillac srx


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First you have to take out the one and only screw in the rear hatch door - it's where the hand pull down is you use to close the hatch.
Then you have to pop all the plastic clips all the way around the plastic door panel, trying not to pull them out from the frame . If you do pull out the white plastic plugs from the frame you better make certain you take them off the plastic housing and insert them back into their frame holes - or you will never get the housing back on.

Once you have the housing loose disconnect the inside tail gate light wire to remove the whole thing. Then you have to remove 7 to 8 nuts from the back of entire License plate, back up bulb housing using a deep socket to get in there. Work it loose from the rear of the car and it will come out just enough to work on the lights.
This is tricky since the screw mounts don't give you much room to work with.

Once you have the license plate and back up bulb frame loose you will see the two housings for the license plate bulbs on top.

Slide out the license plate bulb lens and twist the bulb connection to remove the bulbs.
Replace both of them - you don't want to do this again in a month when the other one blows.

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Once you take out the bulbs you might see that the housing is melted where the bulb wanted to burn through. Drill two small holes one is each end of the housing before I put everything back together to release some of the heat.


Reverse the whole process to put everything back together. It's not easy.
Make sure you insert the cables through the opening for the hatch handle or it will kink and not work properly.

The bulbs come in a two pack of cost $4.95 .

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First you have to take out the one and only screw in the rear hatch door - it's where the hand pull down is you use to close the hatch.
Then you have to pop all the plastic clips all the way around the plastic door panel, trying not to pull them out from the frame . If you do pull out the white plastic plugs from the frame you better make certain you take them off the plastic housing and insert them back into their frame holes - or you will never get the housing back on.

Once you have the housing loose disconnect the inside tail gate light wire to remove the whole thing. Then you have to remove 7 to 8 nuts from the back of entire License plate, back up bulb housing using a deep socket to get in there. Work it loose from the rear of the car and it will come out just enough to work on the lights.
This is tricky since the screw mounts don't give you much room to work with.

Once you have the license plate and back up bulb frame loose you will see the two housings for the license plate bulbs on top.

Slide out the license plate bulb lens and twist the bulb connection to remove the bulbs.
Replace both of them - you don't want to do this again in a month when the other one blows.

OPTIONAL:
Once you take out the bulbs you might see that the housing is melted where the bulb wanted to burn through. Drill two small holes one is each end of the housing before I put everything back together to release some of the heat.


Reverse the whole process to put everything back together. It's not easy.
Make sure you insert the cables through the opening for the hatch handle or it will kink and not work properly.

The bulbs come in a two pack of cost $4.95 .

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  2. Remove lamp from bumper.
  3. Remove bulb socket from lamp.
  4. Pull bulb from socket.

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  1. Install bulb into socket.
  2. Install bulb socket into lamp.
  3. Place lamp in position.
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License Plate Lights Removal & Installation 1997 – 2000 To Remove:

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  1. Remove the rear compartment lid trim. (if necessary)
  2. Disconnect the license/backup assembly connector from the body harness.
  3. While removing the license/backup lamp assembly from the rear compartment lid, disconnect the harness grommet from the rear compartment lid.
  4. Remove the license lamp housing from the license/backup lamp assembly.
  5. Remove the license lamp bulb from the housing and socket.
To Install:
  1. Install the license lamp bulb into the socket and housing.
  2. Install the license lamp housing onto the license/backup lamp assembly
    • Torque the fastener to 18 in-lb (2 Nm).
  3. While holding the license/backup lamp assembly, install the harness grommet to the rear compartment lid.
  4. Install the license/backup lamp assembly
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  5. Connect the license/backup assembly connector to the body harness.
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  3. Remove the socket from the lens by releasing the locking tab and twisting
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