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Once again, please forgive the messy car. Pics were taken on a really slushy day.

This replacement can be done without removing the mirror.

First, tilt the mirrors all the way up and toward the vehicle.



Access will be through the bottom outside corner of the mirror.



Using a flashlight you can see the bulb housing and the clip you need to push to release this housing. Using a screwdriver, gently push the center of this clip while nudging downward.



The housing will fall out the bottom of the mirror.



There is a little slack in the wiring so pull the bulb housing out a little.



Rotate the white plug and remove from housing. This will expose the bulb.



Pull the bulb and replace it with the LED (194 bulb).



Replace the bulb in the housing, make sure the wiring tucks back into the mirror and push the housing back into the mirror. Make sure to put the side of the housing closest to the car in first ... the clip should go in last. The push until it clicks back in place.

Congrats on your Puddle Lamp LED Replacement
 

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Honestly this is one of my favorite mods..

I went with a tower in my Puddle Lamp.. FYI this is about the biggest/longest you can go (3 tower LED). They are bright enough to light up the entire side of the car.. the headlights/switchbacks light the front and the license plate lights the back... I literally want to take an aerial shot at night with all my lights on.. They are dead sexy :2cents: The whole car is surrounded in an ice white color.

 

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Hey ck could u post the link for those bulbs. My license plate lights are messed water keeps getting into one of them and i have to buy a whole new socket for that sooo messed.
 

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[quote author=fusionking link=topic=188485.msg3977359#msg3977359 date=1301378547]
Hey ck could u post the link for those bulbs. My license plate lights are messed water keeps getting into one of them and i have to buy a whole new socket for that sooo messed.
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WARRANTY! Take it to Ford, tell them the holders are corroded due to water condensation and they will replace them for free.
 

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Ck yeah thats fine ill need replacements for the bulbs. Did u manage to install the resistor on the switchback?

Canadian... Ive done 105,000kms on the car would it still be under warranty? I do have rust proof warranty maybe that might cover it?
 

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[quote author=fusionking link=topic=188485.msg3977583#msg3977583 date=1301410322]
Ck yeah thats fine ill need replacements for the bulbs. Did u manage to install the resistor on the switchback?

Canadian... Ive done 105,000kms on the car would it still be under warranty? I do have rust proof warranty maybe that might cover it?
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WTF!? In two years you've done 100+ KM ?? I thought I was bad, an 06 with 93k :\

That may or may not be covered under warranty. You could argue that they need to replace it under corrosion warranty since I think that is 5 year / unlimited KM's.
 

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Lolll yeahh drive alot. The thing is last time it happened i bought new parts instead of changing the whole housing i just replaced the plastic where the bulb goes instead of the whole socket water keeps getting through there. Yeah gonna go to the dealer this week and get it fixed.
 

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Do the puddle lamps just light up the side of the car when entering and exiting? Do you know if the power is also tied in to the mirror's motor and if it'd be possible to "add-in" these? (buy side mirrors from an sel or sport)
 

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[quote author=Trainass link=topic=188485.msg3977660#msg3977660 date=1301415222]
Do the puddle lamps just light up the side of the car when entering and exiting? Do you know if the power is also tied in to the mirror's motor and if it'd be possible to "add-in" these? (buy side mirrors from an sel or sport)
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Mine also have the BLIS.. Im sure theres more to it than just swapping.. theres probably harnesses and the whole 9.. :dunno: The puddle lamps light up when the car is unlocked..or doors opened.. they shut off after 20-30 seconds, when the parking lights would normally turn off after hitting unlock.

[quote author=fusionking link=topic=188485.msg3977583#msg3977583 date=1301410322]
Ck yeah thats fine ill need replacements for the bulbs. Did u manage to install the resistor on the switchback?

Canadian... Ive done 105,000kms on the car would it still be under warranty? I do have rust proof warranty maybe that might cover it?
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Not yet.. its been in the 30's ever since.. Im waiting to have a nice afternoon to install them.. Go to www.autolumination.com and go to 194 section.. they are halfway down the page... theres no direct link, sorry.
 

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This has to be one of the best write ups with pictures I have ever seen. This saved me so much time, and was able to replace my bulbs in almost no time. Thanks!
 
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