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Just wanted to do a quick write up on how to change the LED lights above the driver and passenger seats. I changed out my dome lights to a bright white LED and the other lights still had that yellow glow.

The led lights I used are: http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/surface-mount-smd/little-dot-smd-led-accent-light/639/

1: Pull out the small ring that is in the head liner. I used my fingers, but you can use a small flat head screwdriver too.

2. Pull the head liner down to access the LED with PCB.
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3. Unplug the LED and PCB from the connector.
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4. Sorry no pictures for this part, but you have to open up the black housing to remove the PCB.

5. Once the PCB is removed, cut the black and yellow wires right where they are soldered into the board, or you can de-solder them.

6. Once the wires are removed, stick your new LED over the existing one on the PCB. It has a sticky back on it, so there is no need to glue it down.
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7. Solder the wires coming from your new LED to the wires coming out of the connector. It's black to black and red to yellow.
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8. Re-install PCB in housing and install light back into head liner.

Here is the difference, sorry it's daytime but you can still see how much brighter the new LED is.
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This was my first write-up, so I hope it helps if you are looking to do the same thing.
 

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That's a nice write but I have a question. Do the 2013 models have a light in place over the seats? My 2011 does not and I was curious. Reps for the write up.
 

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That's a nice write but I have a question. Do the 2013 models have a light in place over the seats? My 2011 does not and I was curious. Reps for the write up.
I believe the added the lights above the seats in the 2013 models.
 

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I hope it does. I searched for days to see if anybody had changed them out and how.
 

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Yes they do, I have the 2013 core model and it came with it. Actually if you purchase the fully equipped srt8 13 and above not only does it have the over head seat light it also comes with a back map seat light that's built in the back of the two front seats. I guess they think somebody is going to sit back there for a super long drive, but it looks nice though.
 

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great write up bro .. it helped me a lot .. but now that I have did it I have a small glow that is coming from them .. and one know what kind of resistor I would need to make that stop ???
 

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@gsxrfarm.

Quick question for you. Did you use the LED's I put in the description? The LED's I have listed, have a resistor wired in.
 

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Excellent,
I had spoken to dealer about replacing them...all they could tell me was that it was an LED already. With this write up, I can go ahead with the plan to replace.
Any issues with pulling down the headliner and re-positioning back in place?
 

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Redline30. Did you buy the natural white or the cool white? As soon as I noticed them up there I knew I wanted to change them to a whiter color. Also what bulbs did you use for the map lights?
 
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