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number plate lights

One of the laws covering the ownership of a vehicle is the need to keep the number plate lights in working condition. Here we explain more.

Number plate lights on a vehicle

The number plate lights on a vehicle play an important role because it's a condition of vehicle ownership that they work; that's because a police officer may need to read the number plate clearly, regardless of the weather conditions, but particularly at night. In addition, the number plate lights also play a vital role in your vehicle's lighting system because they help other road users see you clearly, as well as helping enforcement cameras and police officers to identify your vehicle.

Number plate lights not working

Should your number plate lights not be working, you run the risk of being pulled over by the police, so it's in your own best interests to replace any damaged or broken bulbs as soon as possible. Older vehicles will be using traditional bulbs, but it may be possible to switch to LED bulbs instead which are more efficient and offer more light. Switching to LED registration plate lights may also save money because they last so much longer. The number plate itself will have a reflective surface, so when it is illuminated by the bulbs, other drivers will be able to see it from a distance. There's also no restriction on the number of lights you can fit, the only need is for the rear number plate to be sufficiently illuminated. Essentially, if you are modifying your car, then you can place individual lights where you want, so long as the rear number plate is properly lit; while most will fit the bulbs directly above or below your plate you are free to fit them where you like. Also, only white or clear bulbs are allowed - you cannot use coloured lights but there's no restriction on how powerful the lights must be.

Replacing the number plate lights

In addition to replacing the number plate lights, some may refer to them as the number plate lamps or registration number lights, you may also be looking for a number plate bulb holder or a new number plate plinth where the number plate is affixed to the car. Also, there are two bulbs for the rear plate and these will be a left-hand or right-hand bulb whereas there are no lights fitted to the front plate. It also needs to be appreciated that not having functioning number plate lights will see your vehicle failing its MOT. While the number plate lights can be replaced at home, it may be necessary to take your vehicle to a professional should your lights fail on a regular basis as this may indicate a more serious issue with the wiring or electrical system. Also, fitting a new plate means there are regulations to comply with and fitting a new plinth can be a tricky undertaking as well.

Searching for new number plate lights

If you are searching for new number plate lights, then it's important that you source these items from a reputable supplier and the MorePartz site can help.

We sell number plate lights parts and spares for the following models:


Where to purchase your number plate lights & spares

Local Stores & High Street

One of the most convenient ways to obtain replacement number plate lights parts for your is to use your local or highstreet car part supplier.

The advantage of using a shop is you get face to face support in purchasing the number plate lights part you need. One of the most beneficial aspect of purchasing from a local store is often highstreet shops will take your number plate lights part back if for some reason it doesnt fit, and if in stock instantly replacing with the correct part this can often be easier and quicker than repacking and posting, and then needing to wait for the replacement number plate lights part to be sent out.

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Breakers & Salvage Yards

One of the cheapest ways to replace your part is to use the services of your local or universal breakers or salvage yards.

Salvage and breakers yards are are an excellent source of replacement parts, not only for number plate lights spares but for a whole number of different parts. Breakers yards and salvage yards purchase damaged cars and then they dismantle them and sell the parts on to the general public.

The advantage of using these yards, also know as dismantlers is the price, usually the price can be up to 70% cheaper over new.

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Private Classifieds

If you want to make even more savings then purchasing your required part from a local could be the answer, shops, private sellers stores and all sorts of users post number plate lights parts for sale using classified websites such as preloved, gumtree or even craigslist.

You will have to be a bit more savvy to purchase via this channel, there are no assurances that the part you purchase is fit for purpose and often if you purchase number plate lights parts from the public you are not protected - mostly number plate lights spares and parts are sold as seen, so you really need to test your number plate lights or know about the part your purchasing in some detail.

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Online Store

For the convenience of shopping for spares and accessories without leaving your home then the online store usually has everything you need to get your part number plate lights part replaced.

Its easy to find a large number of online stores to purchase your number plate lights replacement parts and accessories, usually the offer fast delivery to your home and refunds or replacements if the number plate lights part turns out to not be suitable as long as you have the original packaging. Some even offer next day delivery offering one of the most convenient ways to purchase number plate lights car parts.

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Online Marketplace

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Part Request Websites

Some websites offer the ability to enter your car details and the number plate lights part required so they can source what you need by contacting a large network of suppliers to give you quotes on the number plate lights part your looking for.

Some websites offer the ability to enter your car details and the part required so they can source what you need by contacting a large network of suppliers to give you quotes on the part your looking for.

Find Part Request websites here

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Repair & Replacement of car number plate lights

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