Electrical & Lights How to remove third brake light?

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  1. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Do you now how to remove the third break light? I would like to change the lamps for LEDs.:Grin:
     
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  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Does this help ?

     
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  3. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Mine break light is different has more than one lamp I think its 5 and has no access from inside the trunk.
     
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  4. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Ok, I thought it was long shot as that was US model.

    Let's see if the 6th Generation Accord guys can advise you.
     
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  5. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    It`s like this.

    Sem Título  II.
     
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  7. Chunkylover53 Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Unfortunately the brake lights are at the top on the hatchback so the best advice I can offer is remove all visible screws in that area then heat the plastic up with a hairdryer and carefully prise each clip off till the cover pops out. I suspect its somewhat different for saloons.
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    Scratch that, found instructions, @jostree does your Accord have the bose system?
     
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  8. exec Premium Member Club Supporter

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    You have to push the unit toward front of car and then pull it out, detach 2p connector and then dissemble the unit to take bulbs out.
     
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  9. Chunkylover53 Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Looked at your photos and it turns out you do.
    JOSTREE.
    aha exec beat me to it!
     
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  10. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Thank you for the scheme, this weekend I will change the lamps.
     
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  11. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    I changed the lamps and put some LEDs.

    With lamps
    IMG_20151022_160346.

    With LEDs
    IMG_20151022_162724.
     
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  12. exec Premium Member Club Supporter

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    Looks good, the output doesnt seem to be as uniform as standard bulbs, but the led is giving out a nice pattern :Tongue:
     
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  13. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    I think that if the LEDs were red it stay better but they are white and that's the problem.
     
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  14. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    I finally bought some red LEDs and now its better.
     

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  15. exec Premium Member Club Supporter

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    Thats looking very good now!
     
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    links? :Smile:
     
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  17. jostree Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    I bought in Ali express.
     

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