It doesn’t matter if it’s for your own security, for roadworthiness testing or to avoid a fine, being certain your headlamp bulbs are in every case functional is fundamental. Indeed, bulbs are wearing parts that will obviously burn out in the future and consequently need to be swapped out. You’re perhaps on this website because one of your parking lights is burnt out and you’re wanting to know how to change your Fiat Punto 2’s license plate bulb, we’ve written and published this article content to help you do it on your own and not have to go to your auto technician. Firstly, we will look at changing the license plate bulb from the outside, secondly, how to replace the license plate bulb without outside access, and thirdly, how to replace the rear license plate bulb of your Fiat Punto 2.


How to replace the license plate bulb on your Fiat Punto 2 coming from the outside

This tactic is the most simple of the two, in reality, for this one you will simply have to remove the protective covers of the bulbs. Regrettably on some years or packages of car these covers do not open from the outside and if this is the case we will spend some time on in the second section of this content page to teach you the approach.
So let’s begin with changing the number plate bulb by going through the outside of your Fiat Punto 2. It doesn’t matter if it’s the front or the back of your car the operation will be similar.
Here are a few simple actions to stick to to perform this maintenance tasks:

  • With the engine turned off, disconnect the battery terminals from your car
  • Position yourself in front of your license plate and use a flat screwdriver or knife to place the flat part into the notch specified for this goal (in most cases on the transparent cover) and lever on the plastic window to open the license plate bulb slot of your Fiat Punto 2
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  • Use your screwdriver or knife to eject the bulb from its spot, if you are scared of breaking something, you can also do it with your fingers.
  • Finally, put the new license plate light bulb
  • Last stage, before reassembling, reconnect your battery and test the light to validate the achievement of the task.

How to replace the number plate bulb on your Fiat Punto 2 without outside access

Second section of our article, change this license plate bulb on your Fiat Punto 2 without external access. Most often you will be able to access it, however some series (often at the rear does not allow this access).

How to replace the front license plate bulb on my Fiat Punto 2

To replace the one on the front plate, nothing could be less difficult, you will have to put yourself under the car (ideally placed on candles to give you some space), and, going through the rear of the bumper, you will have to unclip the license plate bulb block, in most cases kept by two soft plastic tabs by pressing on both at once, then right after you have your license plate bulb block in hand, Take away the plastic that operates as a seal, then with a thin screwdriver, on one side you will find a small notch, use a lever to open the plastic cover (be cautious not to exert too much force or you will break the plastic cover), and you will only have to remove the burnt-out license plate bulb and replace it with the new , then test and reassemble the whole thing.

How to replace the rear license plate bulb on my Fiat Punto 2

Finally last option, you must replace the bulb on the backplate of your Fiat Punto 2, but you cannot open the cover from the outside of your car. In such a case, here is the approach to operate this task:

  • Unplug the battery from your Fiat Punto 2
  • Locate the spot of your light bulbs from the outside.
  • From the inside of the trunk, you have to remove the lining of the trunk, kept by clips, you will have to lever carefully on all the frame of the trunk to remove it.
  • Once found, before removing the bulb holders, disconnect the holders for less difficult access.
  • Using a screwdriver, lever the two plastic parts to remove the bulb holder
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  • Change the burnt-out license plate bulb on your Fiat Punto 2, test it and reassemble it, watching the clips on the trunk liner

There you have it, you have learned the main methods for changing license plate bulbs on your car, be aware that on some models the technique may be a bit different but you should be able to do it following the explanation of this content page. If you can’t do it, don’t be reluctant to go to your garage it would be a shame to break a part of your Fiat Punto 2. If you need to change other bulbs like the position light bulbs on your Fiat Punto 2 or the low beam bulbs on Fiat Punto 2, don’t be reluctant to browse our articles which demonstrate you the procedure to follow.

If you wish more tutorials on the Fiat Punto 2, go to our Fiat Punto 2 category.