The Guide to Upgrade Dodge Charger Taillight With 1156 Led Bulb
At the end of 2019, the FCA Group has released their 2019 Dodge Charger and Challenger model. The 2019 Dodge Charger receives a series of improvements in all its versions. It adds a couple of extra doors, making it the only surviving muscle-sedan to this day. It combines the 300hp and 264hp V6 Pentastar engine , with an eight-speed automatic transmission and an all- wheel drive system that automatically transfers power to the front axle when needed. Besides, the options include interior leather upholstery, sport seats, 19-inch Black Noise aluminum wheels and heated steering wheel and seats, and led headlights and led fog lights kits on the front.
Can I Convert The Car lights On Old Model Dodge Charger To LEDs?
Obviously, the current model of Dodge Charger has equipped all led lightings in car. These lightings are high efficiency, long lifespan and energy saving, and illuminate long distance. But for the old models of Dodge Charger. Can we improve the car lights to LEDs? the answer is YES! You can buy the led bulbs to replace the original halogen bulb. Once the bulb type are same, led bulbs should work in your car.
I receive some messages from my followers on twitter asking me how to change the tail light bulb on the Dodge Challenger? So today I am writing this instruction to tell you how to do this. You can absolutely do it by yourself and it will take you about 30 minuts.
How to Change the Tail Lights Bulb on 2000 Dodge Charger
Replace the taillight bulbs in your 2000 Dodge Charger as soon as you notice that one has stopped working. The taill ight bulbs in Charger located inside a combination light or taillight assembly. Your access to the turn signal, brake/marker or reverse bulb is from the back of this assembly. 2000 Dodge Charger use 1156 base bulb on tail light. Removing the assembly is secure, and new 1156 led bulb for the Dodge Charger are available at most auto parts stores and some department stores. The bulbs are also available from the Dodge dealer through the parts department.
1, Open the back door of your Dodge Charger. Locate the two mounting screws on the inside edge of the tail light assembly. They slightly recessed into the plastic surround of the taillight assembly.
2, Remove the two taillight assembly mounting screws with a Torx screwdriver. Save the screws and put them in a safe place so you will have to reinstall the light after changing the bulbs.
3, Pull the assembly back to release the retainers on the outer edge of the tail light assembly. Be sure to keep the assembly straight as you remove it to avoid breaking the retainers.
4, Locate the bulb socket for the lamp. You are replacing on the back of the tail light assembly and turn counterclockwise to release it from the assembly. Pull it out from the assembly and then pull the bulb out of the socket and discard it.
5, Install the new bulb into the socket, pushing it in until it seats. Insert the plug into the mount and turn clockwise until it clicks into place. Place the tail light assembly into the body opening and push in a straight line, engaging the outboard retainers.
6, Install the two setscrews and tighten with a Torx screwdriver. Do not over-tighten them or the plastic cracks, requiring replacement of the tail light assembly. Test the taillights by turning on the lights and having someone steep on the brake pedal to verify that the brake light comes on.
Where to Buy Quality Replacement Led Bulbs?
Now I mentioned above, you should know the bulb type than used on your car. The bulb type can be found on your car manual. If you lose it, you can ask the seller of led bulb for help, sometimes they have your vehicle bulb types information. For the replacement led bulbs, I will suggest you buy the brand products. Like Philips, Osram, they are quality promised. If you are looking for a budget led bulbs, you could find on Amazon, make sure you read the reviews and choose the good quality bulbs. Just don’t buy from Aliexpress because there they just won’t offer no aftersale service. Led car lights are not advanced technology. The quality of led bulb are decided on the components. Cheap led bulb has low price but component must be cheap quality as well. Philips led bulb is expensive because they use the LED chips from LUMILEDS company.