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Help with LED

Can anyone tell me how to change out this map (reading) light on my 2014 Grand Cherokee. The yellowish bulb. I don't see any way to remove the plastic housing covering the bulb. I was able to change out the dome light bulb with no problem. And does anyone know what bulbs type fits?


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2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog
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Re: Help with LED

They are soldered to a ribbon cable. Below are a couple of threads that cover this topic. The second one includes a couple of posts by me when I did it.

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2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

Soldering the SMD LED was a pain. If I had to do it again, I would get some LED PCB Connector Adapters (solderless) which would convert the ribbon cable to two wire and some 5mm Cool White component LEDs with metal leads. It's a lot easier to solder wire to metal leads than it is to solder ribbon cable. I'm not sure which LED PCB Connector Adapters would fit as I didn't measure the width of the ribbon connectors.

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