Introduction

Installing new LED backup lights are actually very easy. While this guide demonstrates it on a BMW F10 M5, you can use this as a guide to install any other LED reverse light since the concept is the same.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

Image 1/1: Remove some clips that hold the trunk liner in place.
  • Gain access to the back of the trunk

  • Remove some clips that hold the trunk liner in place.

  • Tip: You don't have to remove all the clips, just enough so you have enough access.

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Image 1/1: Press the two clips on the side to release.
  • Pull out the bulb tray.

  • Press the two clips on the side to release.

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  • Remove the bulb and swap it out with the new LED bulb.

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  • Test to see if the LED reverse lights work and enjoy.

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Conclusion

Installation will take absolutely no time at all and you will be on your way to some new LED reverse lights.

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Eric Wu

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Any idea how to do this on the Station Wagon/ Tourer model F11d

The liner does not have easily removable clips. The tool box cover reveals several screws and 2 recessed expanding plastic catches which I cant get out . Removed all the screws has not impact.

Thanks

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