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Old 09-14-2015, 07:51 PM   #1
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Angry (HELP...)WeissLicht LED License Plate Illumination Upgrade

Okay so I recently purchased the WeissLicht LED License Plate Illumination Upgrade Kit from bimmian.com and I thought all would run well with installation and fitment judging from the install video....
Well you can guess what happened with that!
So my main problem here is that the left light fit perfect and the right will not seem to pop in...
I can get the left side of the right light in, but the side with the prong that helps hold it in, will just seem to not squeeze in... It continually pops out and makes a noise when being pushed in like there's almost too much pressure. I'll post some pics and it would be really appreciated if you could help me figure out why the right light just doesn't pop in like the left light housing/bulbs....

Few pictures, they're too big on here and I'm too lazy to re-size;
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Any help would be appreciated. I'm willing to do anything to make the right fit other than break anything that isn't supposed to be broke on the actual car.
Thanks again guys!

EDIT: I guess the only reason I was having huge problems with the right one was because I removed the sticker that directed me which way I should put it in, and I flopped the actual lighting inside of it and the actual thing one too many times and got a little lost... Took some fidgeting but I got it in there.
BUT, after that the right one was too bright and would literally start smoking, LOL.... after some work(reading the box... I really don't have common sense I guess) I got it to become the proper amount of lighting.

Quick opinion/review on these lights...
IF you're looking for LED License Plate Illumination lights, either buy a bulb and continue using the OEM housing, or look for something other than the WeissLicht ones, unless you like messing with something that is "Plug and play" for a few hours...

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Old 09-14-2015, 08:57 PM   #2
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This may sound dumb, but have you tried it the other way around?

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Old 09-14-2015, 09:23 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Bafffyyy View Post
This may sound dumb, but have you tried it the other way around?
Yes, I tried flipping the actual bulbs and such inside the housing and fitting it and that didn't work all it did was short the other light. I also tried leaving the bulbs in the way the came and flipping the plastic piece and that didn't work either... I'm more than pissed that only one doesn't fit
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Old 09-15-2015, 09:29 AM   #4
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I've had this issue before. You have to fiddle with it, try putting in with the right side edge in first followed by the left. If that doesn't work try different combinations of flipping it around vice versa. If all else fails buy a new plastic housing. It's like $2-$3 at the dealer. I replaced one of mine since the actual tab was too far bent.
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Also may sound stupid but make sure you're attempting this with your trunk open to give you the best angle at working at it. Took me about 10 minutes with no issues to pop in some new LED bulbs from Khoalty.

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Old 09-18-2015, 10:42 PM   #6
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