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i heard that u really have to jam them in there to get them to work to make sure they both have contact. i guess id suggest "dont be afrade to stick it in"


in b4 "thats what she said"
 

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ok, i will go back in the garage and try to jiggle it around, but even the dome light wouldn't work and that should be working on contact. It is a little wider than the stock normal bulb, maybe I was sent the wrong thing...

iphone not so great at pics

 

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i think its common that you have to pull the contacts on the new bulbs out a little bit so they spread out far enough to make contact.
 

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no i dont think so still, i think u have to jam it in i even heard of ppl have to shave off a lil plastic? some1 wanna help on this that has these?
 

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negative ghostrider. jamming should not be necessary, but i could be wrong. maybe jamming is an alternative to gently bending the contacts out a little :dunno:
 

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you might have to flip the bulb around and try it again. if the positives and negatives dont match up on LED they wont light up. i'm sure you were sent the right thing. i have that set. and you dont have to jam it in. it just fits right in and theres a little pressure needed to push the bulb in all the way, but you dont have to JAM
 

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OK, they ARE working now. It took a little persuasion. I had to pull the contacts out away from the plastic before putting the map lights in. As for the dome, well, I guess there is a pos/neg side. /facepalm

Thanks for your help guys, if only they were a little brighter...
 

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[quote author=TulsaBandit link=topic=136900.msg2951349#msg2951349 date=1235189231]
OK, they ARE working now. It took a little persuasion. I had to pull the contacts out away from the plastic before putting the map lights in. As for the dome, well, I guess there is a pos/neg side. /facepalm

Thanks for your help guys, if only they were a little brighter...
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if only it was a lil darker out? MIND BLOWN, am i right?
 

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[quote author=bms1990M3 link=topic=136900.msg2951354#msg2951354 date=1235189461]
Bandit, how does the map light unit come out?
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ya pics plz!
 

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[quote author=TulsaBandit link=topic=136900.msg2951306#msg2951306 date=1235188141]
ok, i will go back in the garage and try to jiggle it around, but even the dome light wouldn't work and that should be working on contact. It is a little wider than the stock normal bulb, maybe I was sent the wrong thing...

iphone not so great at pics


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Did you only get one festoon bulb? My 08.5 hatch has a festoon in the dome light as well as the trunk light...

Oh yeah, and be sure to post up some pics in the interior LED light pics thread. :)
 

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[quote author=TulsaBandit link=topic=136900.msg2951349#msg2951349 date=1235189231]
OK, they ARE working now. It took a little persuasion. I had to pull the contacts out away from the plastic before putting the map lights in. As for the dome, well, I guess there is a pos/neg side. /facepalm

Thanks for your help guys, if only they were a little brighter...
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ya pics plz!
Again, iphone is crappy for pic taking, but that's the best i have right now. I would have taken an outside pic but i'll save those for when i can get my cord for my camera from work.

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