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NJDR
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hey guys, i want to replace my glove box light bulb to a LED to match everything but i cant find which bulb type this is?

has anyone else done this? is the bulb easy to swap out i never looked lol
 

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Should Have Went 5peed
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I think its the same bulb as the trunk and license plate lights. Not sure though.
 

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It's a 194, so the same you can use in the license plate lights.

It's real easy to swap.
1. Open the glove box
2. Search for a little cage on the top edge of the glove box around the hinge
3. Reach behind the cage and grab the base of the bulb
4. Twist the bulb (forgot if it's clockwise or counter-clockwise, but it goes one way and no way to over twist) and slowly remove
5. Pull bulb out of socket and replace with LED
6. Replace socket in cage and twist back into place
7. Done

One very big side note, though. Make sure the LED you get has diodes on the sides. The way the socket and cage is set up, if the LED has diodes at the top tip, it won't light up the glove box properly. The beam of light from the diode will shine straight into a wall in the cage. Took me three tries to get a bulb that worked through Diode Dynamics, but thankfully Paul was helpful with me and they were all free replacements. Returned the other two LEDs that were used since I had no use for them.
 

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08-09 have a glove box light.
10+ do not have a glove box light.
 
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