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License Plate LEDs for 2011-2016 Ram 1500 (pair)

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  • Natural White (4000K)
  • Red
  • Pure White (5000K)
  • Cool White (6000K)
  • Warm White
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Amber
  • SMD2 (24 lumens)
  • HP3 (56 lumens)
  • HP5 (92 lumens)
 
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License Plate LEDs for 2011-2016 Ram 1500 (pair)

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FUNCTION

License plate bulbs are used to illuminate the rear license plate on your vehicle. From the factory, the bulbs are incandescent, lighting up in a yellowish color.

Newer luxury cars use LED modules to illuminate the license plate with modern, cool white light. By changing your license plate bulbs to LED, you can easily add this luxury look to your vehicle! 

The installation is 100% plug-and-play, just replace your factory bulb.

 With low price and easy install, this is one of the best, easiest modifications you can do to improve how your car looks at night.

 

BULB DESIGN

SMD2: Similarly compact design, with two 5050-size Epistar SMD chips, driven at high power for maximum effective brightness. Outputs at 180 degrees.

HP3: One high-power SMD under a diffusing lens for truly even output (no hotspots). Constant current design and air-cooled base for superior reliability. Features dual contact pins and nonpolar function for easy installation.

HP5: Four high-power SMDs, under a diffusing lens. Just like the HP3, but run at higher power, with integrated copper plating for superior heat dissipation, allowing maximum brightness.

Fitment. All bulbs use a quality inject-molded 194/168 T10 terminal, with a full-size base connector and proper pin alignment, designed for exact replacement of your factory 194 bulb. Just remove the old bulb, and plug in the new LED.

Included in your order is TWO BULBS.


COLOR

These LEDs are available in crisp, bright colors including White, Warm White, Blue, Red, Amber, and Green.

 We strongly recommend white or warm white for license plate applications- the other colors are illegal in most areas. Please check your local laws before ordering.

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BRIGHTNESS

Diode Dynamics offers several brightness options so you can choose what fits you best.  These options are listed by the design and the lumen output of each bulb:

SMD2: Slightly higher brightness than OEM bulbs.
HP3: Much brighter than OEM bulbs. These are bright!
HP5: Nearly triple the brightness of stock OEM bulbs!

Lumens: BUYER BEWARE! Most sellers just provide "calculated" lumen numbers, based on the maximum potential brightness of the LED chips on the bulb. For example, if a bulb has five 10-lumen chips, they will rate it at 50 lumens. However, this is not accurate, as the design of an LED bulb does not get rid of heat fast enough to run the LEDs at maximum.

These "calculated" lumen ratings are much, much higher than the true, measured light output, so it will look like competitors' bulbs are brighter than ours. This is because Diode Dynamics does not provide inflated "calculated" numbers; we believe it is misleading. We test the actual brightness of the bulbs in our lab, to provide real lumen output measurements. Our measurements are accurate, but they are usually much lower than the misleading "calculated" figures. Please click here to learn more about LED brightness measurement.

 

QUALITY

LED Components. Diode Dynamics uses only the highest quality LED chips in the production of its bulbs. This means we use only brand-name suppliers such as Epistar, Cree, Osram, and Samsung.

While Diode Dynamics bulbs may look the same as others on the market, most copycat bulbs use economy-grade LED chips in order to reduce costs. This greatly reduces the reliability and overall brightness of the bulb when you compare it to Diode Dynamics.

Construction. Although LED technology allows for extremely long bulb life, the market is flooded with cheap LED bulbs that fail prematurely due to inferior construction. The worst enemy of LEDs is excessive heat, and when bulbs are not designed properly, they do not disperse heat as well, leading to premature failure.

Off-brand, cheap bulbs exhibit poor solder uniformity, high levels of flux in the solder, uneven chip placement, low-gauge terminal wires, poor assembly, and bulbs held together with inferior adhesives. At best, solder joints will crack and fail on low-quality LEDs after a few weeks of use. In the worst case, these bulbs can damage housings as the extra flux and adhesive evaporates and creates a residue on the lens of the housing.

Diode Dynamics bulbs are produced with modern, computerized equipment, and only the best materials, to ensure complete uniformity, high quality, and long bulb life.

All Diode Dynamics products come with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a 3-year limited replacement warranty. For more information, please view the Warranty Information page.

Bulb Size 194, also known as T10 W5W W3W 147 152 158 159 161 168 184 192 193 259 280 285 447 464 501 555 558 585 655 656 657 1250 1251 1252 2450 2652 2821 2921 2825 175
Year 2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016
Make Ram Trucks,Dodge
Model Ram 1500
Application LED Bulbs
  1. Wouldn't buy any other bulb Review by Andrew
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    I bought the 6000K HP5 bulbs as I hated the mismatch in lighting on my 2016 ram 1500 sport. These lights match the other leds perfect and are very bright. There are no issues with any error messages on my dash with any of the DD lights I bought. The only issue with these lights is that they are so bright there's a small glare in my rear view camera so if you're swapping license plate bulbs you may wanna try the HP3s instead! (Posted on 10/5/16)

  2. Great Product Review by CHARLES
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    Super bright, looks great, easy install. Had questions on product and support was very responsive. Would defiantly recommend this site. (Posted on 9/22/16)

  3. Super Bright Review by Julien
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    Worth the money fast shipping and super bright! Easy install as well (Posted on 9/9/16)

  4. Super bright Review by Chubbs
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    Bought the HP5 for my 2013 ram and i must say there really bright lights i love them and no error message on the dash neither great product (Posted on 5/26/16)

  5. Nice white light Review by Poppy
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    A little difficult to insert but once in place, it's a nice bright white light (Posted on 4/29/16)

  6. Great product fast shipping Review by Nathanial
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    Great product easy installation. Fast shipping once bulb was installed it Left a light out msg on my 2016 longhorn (Posted on 4/28/16)

  7. Excellent Review by Ramfan
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    Put these on my 2012 Ram. Super easy, did it in under 2 min. No error message. Great product. (Posted on 2/19/16)

  8. Bulbs are good Review by Longhorn
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    The bulbs illuminates properly but the truck generates a "license plate light out" while on. I checked connections several times but the message remains. (Posted on 1/10/16)

  9. SM2's giving bulb out warning on 14 Sport Review by Bob E
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    I was excited to install these on my 14 Sport but after I had started the truck I was receiving the "License Plate Bulb Out" warning on my dash. The SM2's are plenty bright for the license plate and the 6000k temperature produces a nice white light. (Posted on 12/1/15)

  10. 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 owners these are the led's for you. Review by Chris
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    Put these in and no bulb out message after trying other led bulbs and getting message. Look great and would buy or recommend these LEDs to anyone. (Posted on 9/28/15)

  11. Super Bright Review by Kevin
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    Great quality and very bright. I would recommend these lights to anyone looking for a better and brighter look. (Posted on 9/1/15)

  12. Bright, easy replacement Review by John
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    Bought the HP3 Cool White version for my 2015 RAM 1500. Replacement of the stock bulbs was a breeze. The LED fit is a little snug and requires more effort than the stock bulb, but nothing extreme. They are much brighter and 'whiter' than stock and I am very pleased with them. The only glitch was after installation, my truck kept popping up the message 'License Plate Bulb Out' at each start up - even though both bulbs were working. A check with my multimeter showed the stock bulbs draw 375mA each whereas the LEDs are only 80mA each. The addition of a 75 ohm 5W chassis mount resistor in parallel with one of the bulb feed wires was enough additional current to keep the trucks 'nanny' happy.... Overall, very pleased with them. (Posted on 5/25/15)

  13. Great product Review by John
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    Fast shipping, well made LED's. Even though they say they are only slightly brighter than OEM, they make a huge difference in both appearance and style. (Posted on 5/22/15)

  14. Excellent LEDs Review by Matt
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    These LEDs work great. They were easy to install and they made my 2014 RAM Limited look even better than it already did. The lights are bright with that clean white light you get from quality LEDs. This was my first time purchasing from Diode Dynamics and it certainly won't be my last. I am very pleased with the service and quality of the product. (Posted on 5/1/15)

  15. License Plate LEDs Review by Joe Froe
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    I recently installed the License Plate LEDs on my 2013 ram and I have to say they are very bright and great quality. The price is great also! All around Diode Dynamics has the best product. Very pleased with the products. (Posted on 3/25/15)

  16. Excellent Review by Pedro
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    Excellent product! Had always bought other led and they would give out really soon and Flickr soon! This product is amazing stable and great light output! (Posted on 1/16/15)

  17. Awesome! Review by Vince
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    Really searched every retailer online for these. Being that my 2014 Ram is brand new, I wanted the highest quality I could find.
    D.D. not only met my expectations, they exceeded them. Only downside is I wished they had more exterior lighting products for my truck(3rd high mount brake light bulb,etc.) Would recommend these guys to anyone. Best pricing for the highest quality,fast shipping. Keep up the good work!! (Posted on 12/27/14)

Installation

Level of Difficulty: 1/10

Just unplug your factory bulb, and replace it with the new LED one. It is a direct replacement for your vehicle.

Accessing the bulb itself is quite easy. Usually, it is held in by two tabs, and you can pop it out from the outside of the vehicle. In some cases, you will need to remove a few screws, which are clearly visible. Finally, it may be held by clips from the inside, accessible when you open the hatch or trunk.

If it does not work the first time, try flipping it around in the socket, as all LEDs require the correct polarity.

Worry-free warranty

  • - Full 3-year warranty on all products
  • - No waiting: we usually send new items out with a return label (US customers only)

 

You will get quick help from our trained staff for any issues.

All Off-Road Lighting also carry a limited lifetime warranty.

For further details, please see our full article.

Domestic (US) Customers

  • - Just $5 per order with our Diode Delivers program
  • - Same-day shipping for all orders placed by 12:00 PM CST (or until 4 PM with rush processing)
  • - USPS, for delivery in 2-4 days (on average)
  • - Express services are available, see exact pricing at checkout
  • - Fully Insured

 

International Customers

  • - We ship to all countries via standard mail
  • - Usually around $10 for LEDs, or $25 for HIDs.
  • - Choose your service on checkout to see exact prices:
  • - USPS 1st Class: 2-5 weeks
  • - USPS Priority: 1-2 weeks
  • - Express EMS: 1 week
  • - Please email us if you are unsure about shipping to your country.


You will receive updates from our site when your order is shipped, along with a unique shipment number to ensure that your order is correctly accounted for. This allows you to easily reply to us if you have any concerns.

Whether your order is big or small, it is tested through many run cycles, and each bulb is tested before shipment. Every single bulb. Every time. And if anything does go wrong, you can rely on our industry-leading warranty for worry-free replacement.

If you're not happy with your items, we want to make it right. So we have some pretty awesome return policies:

Returns

30 day return policy. All customers have 30 days from the date of original order shipment to return items.

Full refund, no fees. At Diode Dynamics, we offer free returns. That means no restocking fees, no administrative fees, and no hassle!

 Free return label. If your original order was over $50, you get a free return label for your items (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, you can send the items back through your preferred method.

Exchanges

Within 30 days: If your original order was over $50, you can get new items shipped to you with a return label (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, we can send you the new items first, but you are responsible for returning the old items.

Within 90 days: Any item can be returned for exchange or store credit within 90 days. The buyer is responsible for the cost of the return shipping, and must first return the old items. We'll still cover the postage for the new items.

 

Please note: due to the nature of custom acrylic pieces, we cannot offer any refund or exchange for returned custom acrylic items.

 

To make a return or exchange, please request an RMA, or give us a call. When we get it back, you will be notified and credited appropriately.

Again, all returns must be approved, with an RMA. This is so that we can process your return as quickly as possible when we get it. If you would like to return an item, please Request an RMA. Please include as much information as possible about the reason for return.

Alternatively, you can also send us a message, or give us a call!