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8th Gen Honda Civic License Plate LEDs! Plug & Play installation! Same-day shipping!




Honda Civic License Plate LEDs



License plate bulbs are used to illuminate the rear license plate on your Honda Civic. From the factory, the bulbs are incandescent, lighting up in a yellowish color.


Newer luxury cars use LED modules to illuminate the license plate with modern, cool white light. By changing your license plate bulbs to Diode Dynamics' LED, you can easily add this luxury look to your Civic!


The installation is 100% plug-and-play, just replace your Civic's factory bulb.


With low price and easy install, this is one of the best, easiest modifications you can do to improve how your Honda Civic looks at night.



Diode Dynamics offers several bulb options so you can choose what fits you best. These options are listed by the design and the lumen output of each bulb:


SMD2: Slightly higher brightness than OEM bulbs. (24 lumens)
HP3: Much brighter than OEM bulbs. These are bright! (56 lumens)
HP5: Nearly triple the brightness of OEM! (92 lumens)


Bulb Design



SMD2: Similarly compact design, with two 5050-size Epistar SMD chips, driven at high power for maximum effective brightness. Outputs at 180 degrees.


HP3: One high-power SMD under a diffusing lens for truly even output (no hotspots). Constant current design and air-cooled base for superior reliability. Features dual contact pins and nonpolar function for easy installation.


HP5: Four high-power SMDs, under a diffusing lens. Just like the HP3, but run at higher power, with integrated copper plating for superior heat dissipation, allowing maximum brightness.


These bulbs are made up of a quality plastic connector to slide right into the plug, as well as high durability terminals. A load resistor is embedded to prevent blowing the LEDs from voltage surge, and a diode is implanted to protect the LEDs from reverse polarity. The LED is wired for 12V operation, the kind found on all vehicles.


Included in your order is TWO BULBS (to fit your Honda Civic).


Diode Dynamics' products come with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a 3-year limited warranty.


Diode Dynamics: License Plate LEDs for 1996-2005 Honda Civic Hatchback


Diode Dynamics: License Plate LEDs for 1996-2016 Honda Civic Sedan


Diode Dynamics: License Plate LEDs for 1996-2016 Honda Civic Coupe















Diode Dynamics: License Plate LEDs for 1996-2005 Honda Civic Hatchback


Diode Dynamics: License Plate LEDs for 1996-2016 Honda Civic Sedan


Diode Dynamics: License Plate LEDs for 1996-2016 Honda Civic Coupe




If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to post, PM, or Email [email protected]


*PM us for the free-shipping code* (U.S. forum members only)


Thanks for looking!
Nick C.
Diode Dynamics



Customer Reviews


"These lights are amazing ! Super bright and great quality...shipped out fast and they came in the mail in like 3 days ! Will be buying more from this company !" (Posted on August 20, 2013) -Mark


"I just received my LEDs in the mail and installed them, they look great, way better than stock and I have been getting a lot of compliments on them. Definitely a great upgrade for my car, great job guys!" (Posted on March 12, 2013) -Aaron

"These led's light up the license plate area really nicely. They are so bright that they cast an underglow on the road. Nice luxury look for my car.

Thanks DD!" (Posted on August 6, 2012) -BG




 

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Nick - Having an issue with one of my bulbs. It seems to be touchy - it won't light up. If I pop the trunk open and barely touch the bulb, it will light up. This is frustrating as i have to pop my trunk insulator panel every time. Can you advice on if I can do something to the contacts on the bulb or do I need to send back and get a new one? Thanks much!
 

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Nick - Having an issue with one of my bulbs. It seems to be touchy - it won't light up. If I pop the trunk open and barely touch the bulb, it will light up. This is frustrating as i have to pop my trunk insulator panel every time. Can you advice on if I can do something to the contacts on the bulb or do I need to send back and get a new one? Thanks much!
You may need to make some adjustments to the metal pins on the bulb to ensure that they are making firm contact in the socket.

If it's not making firm contact, it's not going to light up properly.

If you are still having issues after making those adjustments, please give us a call: (314) 205-3033

These bulbs are designed specifically for this application, but they need to be installed securely to function correctly.

Thank you,
Nick C.
 

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Are you guys getting the SMD2 bulbs back in stock soon? Thanks
They are expected to return within the next few weeks. I highly recommend the HP3 bulb model for the license plate location. It's a newer design and does an excellent job distributing the light evenly.

HP3 sells for $12/pair

Nick C.
 
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