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I have a new 2022 blazer with the LED housing. It appears that you can't even get to the LED to replace it with something brighter, because the bulb is actually in the glued down housing. Anyone replace one of these yet with something stronger? Is this one of the things you have to bake to open up??

This package is the Driver Confidence II Package , which has the following:
  • Safety Alert Seat1
  • HD Surround Vision1
  • Rear Camera Mirror1 with washer
  • Adaptive Cruise Control1
  • Enhanced Automatic Emergency Braking1
  • LED headlamps
  • Wireless Charging2
Those seem to be different than past models. Attached is a picture of the back of the housing:

I've taken it off the bumper, removed the support bracket. You can pull out the T20 amber turn signal bulb, but when you remove the top one it is just wires that lead down into the housing. There's no other access ports. It seems the only way to get at the actual bulb is to split open the housing.
 

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If you know what you are doing and can bake the lens off, then that is your best option atm.
Even when the lens is off, hope you know what you're doing......would it really be as easy as swapping to another LED bulb or will there be much more to do? Don't forget to seal it up water tight to keep moisture out.

I've always done this type of thing to my older cars, either putting projectors or LEDs in the old housings......but I've never tried to swap LED bulbs in housings....
 

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If you know what you are doing and can bake the lens off, then that is your best option atm.
Even when the lens is off, hope you know what you're doing......would it really be as easy as swapping to another LED bulb or will there be much more to do? Don't forget to seal it up water tight to keep moisture out.

I've always done this type of thing to my older cars, either putting projectors or LEDs in the old housings......but I've never tried to swap LED bulbs in housings....
Yeah I just don't know if I want to risk baking the housing off since it's about $500 a side if you mess it up. What kind of temps do people usually bake them at without damaging the plastic on the front?
 

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I have a new 2022 blazer with the LED housing. It appears that you can't even get to the LED to replace it with something brighter, because the bulb is actually in the glued down housing. Anyone replace one of these yet with something stronger? Is this one of the things you have to bake to open up??

This package is the Driver Confidence II Package , which has the following:
  • Safety Alert Seat1
  • HD Surround Vision1
  • Rear Camera Mirror1 with washer
  • Adaptive Cruise Control1
  • Enhanced Automatic Emergency Braking1
  • LED headlamps
  • Wireless Charging2
Those seem to be different than past models. Attached is a picture of the back of the housing:

I've taken it off the bumper, removed the support bracket. You can pull out the T20 amber turn signal bulb, but when you remove the top one it is just wires that lead down into the housing. There's no other access ports. It seems the only way to get at the actual bulb is to split open the housing.
I can't see it too well from your picture, but is the lower light socket for the front turn signal? It looks like it can be removed using the conventional twist and pull method but can you verify if this is correct? I'm looking to upgrade the front turn signals to LEDs if its not the same issue that your encountering with accessing the LED headlight bulbs.
 

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I can't see it too well from your picture, but is the lower light socket for the front turn signal? It looks like it can be removed using the conventional twist and pull method but can you verify if this is correct? I'm looking to upgrade the front turn signals to LEDs if its not the same issue that your encountering with accessing the LED headlight bulbs.
Yes, the socket on the bottom is for the turn signal. It does twist and remove. I've upgraded my turn signals to LED already.


 

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I like the LED turn signals. Do you mind posting a link to where you purchased them? I think I'll grab a set of those. The tail lights are way too involved just to change bulbs. I'm not dropping the bumper to do that. I did replace my backup bulbs with LEDs and they are nice and bright now.
 

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I like the LED turn signals. Do you mind posting a link to where you purchased them? I think I'll grab a set of those. The tail lights are way too involved just to change bulbs. I'm not dropping the bumper to do that. I did replace my backup bulbs with LEDs and they are nice and bright now.
If you have the LED housing ones that I got may work but I’ve had people get them and they not fit right.

but in regards to the tail lights you do not have to drop the bumper. It is actually pretty easy, you just have to remove the plastic pieces on the side, not on the hatch and then there are two screws and you pull the tail light assembly straight out. and I am talking about the tail light part that is on the side of the car, not on the hatch.
 

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I just realized what you're talking about when you say LED housing. I'm pretty sure I do, but I'll check before ordering these. I have all those options you listed above, so I bet my housing is an LED component.
 

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I just realized what you're talking about when you say LED housing. I'm pretty sure I do, but I'll check before ordering these. I have all those options you listed above, so I bet my housing is an LED component.
If your window sticker says LED HEADLIGHT then you do. It is a plug and play install.
 

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Konfucius -

I got my LED blinker bulbs today and was wondering about the point of entry you took to do this. Did you go from below the unit and tackle it from that direction, or did you go in from the wheel well and get it from there? Looking at your pic above, it looks like I'm staring up at the unit, correct? Also, did you have to take the assembly off the bumper, or can you just replace the bulb while it's attached?
 

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Konfucius -

I got my LED blinker bulbs today and was wondering about the point of entry you took to do this. Did you go from below the unit and tackle it from that direction, or did you go in from the wheel well and get it from there? Looking at your pic above, it looks like I'm staring up at the unit, correct? Also, did you have to take the assembly off the bumper, or can you just replace the bulb while it's attached?
Turn your wheel to the opposite side of the car that you want to do. Then go to the fender lining. Take the first 3 screws out and you can peel the fender lining back. If you reach in you'll be able to twist the bottom gray colored socket and it will come out. Change the bulb and reassemble.
 
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