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I'll be using some 194 LED lights from AUXITO. You can save 10% by using that link OR use coupon code: CTRINK for 15% off!

The lights come with 14 LEDs. I'd also like to report that there are no CANBUS error codes or flickering!

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There is only one type of bulb for the glove box light on the 2021+ MQ4 Sorento as described in the owner’s manual for this light. Page 688 or Section 8 - 6.

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Here is the OEM halogen, the fixture is in a blueish tinted housing.

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DIY Instructions:

Tools needed:

  • Pry tool (or small flathead screwdriver)

Time: 5 Minutes

Instructions
  1. Trim tool into the left side of the fixture. The opposite side of the fixture is just a pivot point so do not try on that side.

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  2. Pull down on the left side to remove the fixture. You will find a black plastic cover that is removed by pulling up on the cover directly above where the fixture is plugged in.

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  3. Remove and replace the bulb. Remember, they are omnidirectional so no matter which way you put them in, they work.

  4. Reclip the black plastic cover to the fixture.

  5. Reinstall the fixture into the glovebox.

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Hey @C-Trink - you know I love your posts. This series is super helpful - but am I right in guessing it was sponsored by AUXITO? If so I'd think you'd want to make that pretty clear, especially as in others you called out Sylvania explicitly....
 

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Hey @C-Trink - you know I love your posts. This series is super helpful - but am I right in guessing it was sponsored by AUXITO? If so I'd think you'd want to make that pretty clear, especially as in others you called out Sylvania explicitly....
Not sponsored by Auxito. I just happened to order a bunch at once. I didn’t want to put all three DIYs in one post for people looking for one of the three. I actually copy and pasted my format from a previous post I made back in like May. Just made it easier to reuse a format and copy and paste.
 

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I enjoy the simple mods that anyone can perform and have your vehicle looking a little bit cooler and shed some more light in the vehicle. I highly doubt that my Sportage even has a glovebox light.
 

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I'll be using some 194 LED lights from AUXITO. You can save 10% by using that link OR use coupon code: CTRINK for 15% off!

The lights come with 14 LEDs. I'd also like to report that there are no CANBUS error codes or flickering!

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There is only one type of bulb for the glove box light on the 2021+ MQ4 Sorento as described in the owner’s manual for this light. Page 688 or Section 8 - 6.

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Here is the OEM halogen, the fixture is in a blueish tinted housing.

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DIY Instructions:

Tools needed:

  • Pry tool (or small flathead screwdriver)

Time: 5 Minutes

Instructions
  1. Trim tool into the left side of the fixture. The opposite side of the fixture is just a pivot point so do not try on that side.

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  2. Pull down on the left side to remove the fixture. You will find a black plastic cover that is removed by pulling up on the cover directly above where the fixture is plugged in.

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  3. Remove and replace the bulb. Remember, they are omnidirectional so no matter which way you put them in, they work.

  4. Reclip the black plastic cover to the fixture.

  5. Reinstall the fixture into the glovebox.

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So, is it more light or just cooler light? (dual meaning on the "cooler")
 

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