Led License Plate Lights on my Audi TT


I have been lucky enough to put some time on the TT in the past few days. I installed the Prosport Gauges (a post will come soon) and some LED licence plate lights. I had them for a few months, sitting on a shelf in the garage.

So I finally decided to install them yesterday.

As I remembered, the light assembly (read plastic cover & bulb holder) was pretty dirty. To take them off, I slid a flat-head screw driver in the slot and lifted while pushing to away from the middle. The light assembly popped out.

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Over the years, they got filled with dirt and the assembly interior is hard to clean.

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Their cost is about 20$ each. (part numbers: 8N0943021A-8N0943022A and N0177252 for the OEM light bulb)

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I left the assemblies in very hot water (160F) mixed with TSP. After a good 30 minutes, I rinsed them off and the result is not too bad. But I might change them anyway.

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Once cleaned-up, I inserted the new LED bulbs and reinserted the assemblies in the TT. Here are the before and after pics. Note that the pictures were taken at daytime and the car is a bit dirty.

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The total time for this mod is about 45 minutes, including the 30 minutes “TSP bath”.

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About andre-martin hobbs

I started this blog just recently because I have so much fun modifying my MK1 TT... that I need to let the world know! And it's also a good reference when looking back at my mods. Ciao for now! Andre
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7 Responses to Led License Plate Lights on my Audi TT

  1. Marc LeRapide says:

    Now the police can read your plate kilometers away, na they wouldn’t catch you,right!

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  4. you get alot of hits and not alot of comments, so just wanted to say thank you for the great blog

  5. Diane says:

    Where did you order them from? Looking for some for a 2003 TT but can’t find them anywhere. Thanks!

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