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Garden hose washers work on several light fixtures

Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:29 pm

I was changing the bulbs in the license plate light holder to LED today when one of the rubber gaskets fell off and behind the license plate area. I probably could remove the rear diffuser to get at that area (and likely will some day). But for the moment I needed a replacement gasket (or could only run one of the two lights).

Not finding a part number for just the gasket, only the whole light holder assembly ( https://www.courtesyparts.com/oem-parts ... 265108991c ) for ~$40, I set out to source a suitably-sized washer.

What I found is that a garden hose washer works well. Maybe not every size of them (some are likely too thick), but most that I found in our collection of them worked fine. If anything the fit is a bit tighter than the stock washer.
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The rubber gasket goes between the housing at the bottom of the picture and the middle part, which holds the bulb and 'twist-locks' into the housing.
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Re: License Plate Lights Rubber Gasket Replacement

Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:14 pm

Good job! Thanks for posting that.
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Re: Garden hose washers work on several light fixtures

Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:02 pm

This also work on the backup lights and the front side marker lights.
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