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Map lights..

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by AnarchyEOD, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. AnarchyEOD

    AnarchyEOD Member

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    Has anyone replaced theirs? I think they suck and aren’t very bright. If someone has done it, do you know the bulb size (LED)?
     
  2. MikeATL

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    Brighter versions of the rectangular lights used thought the Model 3 (under door, trunk, under dash, glove) are available from several sources, but I haven’t seen anyone selling replacements for the ceiling lights.
     
  3. Sophias_dad

    Sophias_dad Member

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    Along these lines, I'm currently in a loaner model S, and it seems that its map lights are much brighter than the 3's... can anyone(who owns both) confirm that, and has anyone actually tried installing S map lights in a 3? I'll probably try it if no one else reports that it doesn't work well.

    Thanks!
     
  4. Big Earl

    Big Earl Supporting Member

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    There is no bulb, per se. There's a single chip inside of the plastic lens. You'll need to disassemble the light fixture and solder a new chip onto the board.
     

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