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Old 03-15-2013, 07:41 PM   #1
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Installation : Corner light lenses

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I have purchased the Depo LED corner turning light lenses in smoked out with white LED's. I just tried to install them and had no issues until I tried snapping them in. In doing so it won't click in properly and it won't go into position.

The OEM lenses fit perfectly fine, and this doesn't make any sense to me.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated, I don't want to be screwed over.
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Old 03-15-2013, 07:46 PM   #2
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Well they are aftermarket so fitment issues are expected. I'm not sure how it is for your car but did you get the right type? As in the one with the screw in part or the snap in
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:43 PM   #3
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The previous one was snap in and so is this one as well. It goes in but is positioned over to the center to much and doesn't quite click in all the way. :S
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:44 PM   #4
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I had a set of Depo replacement corner lenses and had trouble fitting them. I had to slap them into the socket to get it to fit... but only the passenger side did fit with that slap. The driver side lens cracked when getting slapped and never did click into position. Your experience makes me think another set of Depo will render the same fitment issue.
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Old 03-15-2013, 11:28 PM   #5
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Such a piss off, thanks for the input man. Can't express how frustrated I am, it's supposed to be an easy install.
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