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I am confused as to what led to put in for the license plate.....Festoon or error free Canbus (whats the difference)
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I’ll go for the direct answer :p

“Festoon” is the shape of the bulb. It’s basically a rectangular bulb/LED with a connector on each end.

“CANBUS Error Free” means that it has a little resistor in it so that it doesn’t trip your smart’s rapid turn signal flash.

So, if you’re replacing the license plate lights, you’re going to want a festoon CANBUS LED.

I recommend getting CANBUS in every LED. In my experience, even if the smart detects too little resistance in the license plate lights it’ll trigger the rapid flash.
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