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Are Led Number Plate Lights Road Legal? Will It Pass Mot?

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#1 abdul__786

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 10:00 PM

just wondering if LED white lights are legal for rear numberplate lights?? i know new top end cars like Audi and mercedes have them but newer cars dont have mot for first few years, so a bit worried bcos on MOT it says it should'nt be a white light at the back?? could anyone tell me or correct me if im wrong thanks.



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#2 Stoney871

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 10:10 PM

Yes they are legal as the plate lights by design don't shine directly to the rear.
I use LED plate lights and never have any dramas with MOT's.

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 11:03 PM

As above mate,,, not going to be a problem. They will light the plate better if anything, and the law isn't gonna complain about that lol.

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 11:30 PM

I'm job and I have never pulled someone for LED plate lights.
Chavvy illuminated washer nozzles? That's another stoty altogether.

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 11:46 PM

Haha that and neon under lights,,, if I was fuzz I'd lock the up for public indecency lol.

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:55 PM

LOL cheers, going to get some then..know any good ones not so bright though



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Posted 26 August 2013 - 05:58 AM

The bulbs will the festoon type.

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I use these in my Focus and they're good.

 

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Posted 26 August 2013 - 09:24 AM

On the Fiesta they are bayonett type fitting. (2013)

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Posted 26 August 2013 - 09:52 AM

On the 2003 Fiesta it's definitely a festoon.




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