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Nissan Frontier License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out license plate light bulb in the rear bumper of a 2nd generation 2005-2016 Nissan Frontier.

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2016 Frontier Rear Bumper
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License Plate Light Housing
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Light Bulb Socket

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the second generation "D40 Series" (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016) Nissan Frontier pickup truck in changing a burnt out license plate light bulb located in the rear bumper.

Owners of other Nissan or Infiniti vehicles such as the Navara, Versa, Maxima, Juke, Rogue, Altima, Xterra, Pathfinder, Murano, Cube, Armada, Leaf, Quest, Sentra, Teana, 370Z, GT-R, Titan, G25, G37, M35, QX56, QX60 and M37 may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

A replacement light bulb is part number 2825.

You can also use any other miniature wedge base bulbs such as the # 168, 158, 194, W5W or a compatible LED unit.

No tools are needed to access and replace the license plate light bulbs.

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1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
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Bulb Socket Removed
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Pull Out Old Light Bulb
The first step is to slide under the rear bumper on the side of the license plate with the burnt out light bulb.

Locate the grey and green plastic light bulb socket.

Rotate the bulb socket 1/4 turn counterclockwise and remove it from the housing.

Pull the old light bulb straight out of the socket.

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Old 2825 / W5W Bulb
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Push In New 2825 Bulb
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Rear of Light Housing
Push a new # 2825 bulb straight in to the socket.

If necessary, you can also use any other miniature wedge base bulbs such as the number 168, 158, 194, W5W or a compatible LED unit.

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1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
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Test New Light Bulb
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Two License Plate Lights
Re-insert the bulb socket in the opening in the rear of the housing and rotate it 1/4 turn clockwise to secure it in place.

Test the license plate light bulbs by turning on the headlights or by pressing the "Unlock" button on the key fob.

For more, check out my other Nissan Frontier DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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