LED Fog Light Bulb Installation

How To Install LED Bulbs In Fog Lights (2016 Subaru WRX as an example)

Here are some steps to install your LED bulbs in your fog lights for your 2016 Subaru WRX
1. Remove the plastic clip that is on the side of the bumper
2. After removing the clip with a Philips head screw driver carefully pull the bumper outwards towards you
3. Locate and remove the existing bulb.
4. Grab your New bulb( in this case we are using our LED headlight bulbs.
5. Install your New bulbs also be sure to plug in the bulb!
6. Turn on your fog light to make sure it works then put everything back, then repeat the steps for the other side!

8th Gen LED Headlight installation

Below are the steps to follow when installing our 8th gen LED headlight bulbs.

1. Figure out which bulb you would need, to find out you can check your owner’s manual or pull your original bulb out and it should tell you the bulb type, also Google is at your disposal or you can simply email us a picture of your bulb and we can let you know which bulb size you would need.
2. Once you have figured out which bulb size you would need, your next step is to purchase the bulb! Once you receive your order please check for any damages before starting your installation. If you bulb is damage please contact us immediately.
3. Next step is to locate the bulb you are changing out, for example: low beam, high beam, fog lights. In this case we are using the 2013 Honda Accord DRL/High Beam.

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4. Remove any object (if possible) that can make your install easier for you, example: 2013 Honda Accord passenger side headlight you are able to remove the coolant reservoir to gain access to the High beam/ DRL bulb.

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5. Remove the bulb and un-plug it from the socket.

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6. Grab your brand new 8th gen LED headlight bulb and install it in the socket.

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7. Test the bulb to make sure the bulb turns on.
8. Take a look into your headlight housing or turn on the light to see how the light output is. (be sure to have the vehicle facing the wall or a white board to see the light output or cutoff)
9. If adjusting is needed, take the allen key which is included in your 8th gen headlight, locate the allen key screw on the bulb and loosen the screw so the bulb can rotate freely. Please note: the LEDs should be facing Left and Right in the housing.
10. Reinstall the LED bulb and repeat the steps for the other side.

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Here is an installation video

Miniature LED Bulb FAQ


What does the miniature bulb refer to?

For auto led lights bulbs, miniature bulbs usually refer to the interior lights,license plate light,side marker light,or parking light.

The bulb size base includes T10, T15,  T5, BA9S, festoon D31(31MM), D36(36MM), D42(42MM),etc.Back to Top


What is a T10 or T15 wedge bulb?

T10 bulb stands for the 10mm width on the top of the bulb, nothing with the socket; T15 bulb stands for 15mm width on the top of the bulb:

T10 Base              T15 Base

A T10 bulb is compatible with  the original standard bulb size: W5W 147 152 158 159 161 168 184 192 193 194 259 280 285 447 464 501 555 558 585 655 656 657 1250 1251 1252 2450 2652 2921 2825 PC 175 2886X;

T15 bulb is compatible with the original standard bulb size 579 901 904 908 909 912 914 915 916 917 918 920 921 922 923 926 927 928 939. Back to Top


What is a 31mm/36mm/42mm bulb?

These bulbs are usually called “festoon” type bulbs with metal points a the end of the bulb. They are commonly used for replacing interior map dome lights,courtesy light,trunk light, or license plate lights.

31mm bulbs are compatible with the original standard bulb size  DE3175, DE3022, DE3021, 3021, 3022, 3175, 6428, 6430,etc.

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36mm bulbs are compatible with the original standard bulb size 6418, 6411, C5W, DE3425, DE3423, 3423, 3425, 6461, 6423, 6486X, 7456, etc

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42mm bulbs are compatible with the original standard bulb size a 578, 211-2, 212-2,214-2, 579, 6413, 6429, 4410, etc. Back to Top

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What color is legal for my vehicle?

For interior lights, there us no restrictions about the color requirement, i.e, you can upgrade the interior lights any colors. Yet for exterior lights, it is recommended to check with your local laws. Here we  listed some common legally colors:

For the front of the vehicle: white,amber & yellow color are allowed

For the rear of the vehicle, white for license plate light,amber yellow and red for side marker light or center high mount stop light,etc.  Back to Top


What is the difference between polarity & non-polarity?

Many led bulbs in the market are polar sensitive, it requires the led bulbs positive must connect with 12V power positive or it will not light up.

So for the polarity bulbs, if the bulb doesn’t light up, please flip the bulb 180° degrees and try to install again.

Yet for the non-polarity bulbs, you will not worry about this polarity issue. no matter how you connect the bulb into the original socket, it will light up.

Most of our miniature bulbs are non-polarity bulbs for we have made a great improvement to make it more easier to install for the customers. Back to Top


How to tell which bulb is the brightest and best?

Usually for led bulb brightness, it is calculated by the light output lumens, the lumens is higher, the bulb bulb is brighter.

Yet please note, when you care of the lumens, also please care of the heat dissipation, for many led bulbs are bright in the market, but easily burned out,because the heat dissipation is bad.

Our miniature bulbs are built in IC driver to control the stable current, and built in better heat dissipation,which will makes the bulbs’ life span much longer.Back to Top


>What is a led bulb’s life span?

Logically, if the led bulbs works in perfect condition, it will last up to 50,000 hours, yet due to different factors , such as heat, voltage, weather, vehicle usage, or other factors, will shorten the led bulb’s life span. But usually the led bulbs will work about 20,000 hours in average.      Back to Top