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Hi People,

I am a big big fan of LED lights, first thing I would do to my Atlas when delivered is replace all interior halogen bulbs with LED bulbs. Has any one done this already? Don't know of the exact bulb type yet. Planning the same for fog lights too. Please let me know if someone has bought/installed these online?
 

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Hey Sam. I am new to this forum as I just purchased our Atlas about 3 weeks ago. I ordered an entire set of LED lights (Interior & Exterior) from deautoled.com. I found them through another forum (VWVortex.com), and decided to give it a try. The interior bulbs are bright and great white color. The exterior bulbs are much brighter than factory. All were easy to install. You've probably already figured this out, and made a purchase already, but I just wanted to let you know.


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I bought the 6k 360 degree fogs, reverse and interior kit from deautoled.com, but I found that the fogs don't quite match the headlights. Where the headlights are white/tint of purple, the fogs are plain white. Am I being too picky or did you guys have a different experience? I posted a couple of photos and you can see the slight tint of purple in the headlights (even on the garage door).
 

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I assume these are good lights from this deauto.com place because the price for there products are ridiculous high
 

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I did the same... I just got some LED light for the interior. I went with the Philips. For the Fog Lights I am looking to get some Yellow Piaa bulbs.
 

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Hey Victor1.

Do you have a link to the exact bulb you purchased on amazon? I am assuming it is error free, as in the car does not report a bulb issue?

Hey Sam, I have just replaced my fog lights with LEDs. Gottem for $25 on Amazon. Color is close enough to headlights. Im happy.
 

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Hi I just bought and installed these fogs by Phillips. They Look great and match the headlights perfectly. Plug n Play. Two Pack 97$+SH
They were simple to install
1. Remove plastic covers around fog light housings (Easily remove by grabbing pointed side with finger nails)
2. One 25torx screw holds housing in. Unscrew then pull housing out.
3. Unplug old ones then install new ones. (they only go in one way)
4. Zip tie LED ballast to housing and reinstall. (Make sure ballast doesn't hit when reinstalling)

I have not done the interior LEDs yet still doing some research. Pic below shows 2017 GTI LEDs don't know if the fit Atlas.
 

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Thanks for suggesting our company. While our prices seem expensive you do achieve more light for the price and philips is very expensive also. For only $20-30 more our fogs produce more light on sides and corner. Many that have gone with philips have switched to our kit and saw a huge difference and more light on the road:
Complete LED Fog Light Kit with no glare Fits: Volkswagen Atlas | deAutoLED



Sorry to hear this. Fogs we have always used seems to match very closely to the Atlas headlights -Here are a few customer photos showing this:


 

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Hi just to chime in on this thread. I have purchased the same Philips LED bulbs for the fogs on EBay for $97 free shipping. The model works perfectly w/o any errors.

Why I want to get in on this thread is I would like to replace my brake, signal and back up lights. I know that there are error free LED lights available at DeAutoLed.com but the prices are pretty high for these bulbs. I am looking at a much less expensive alternative to this. So I have searched and saw this site www.superbrightleds.com were thay sell all the LED lights for the Atlas. I would like to know if anyone have purchased lights from these guys? If so was it error free? No Hyperflashing? Hyper flashing is caused by low voltage lights causing the vehicle system to think that the bulbs are bad which causes your signal lights to blink faster than normal. Long story short I want to purchase LED’s that are straight replacement error free and does not require resistors to install and address hyper flashing.
 

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For my 2019 Volkswagen Atlas SEL Premium I purchased these form deAutoLED:
Complete LED Fog Light Kit with no glare Fits: Volkswagen Atlas [With Auto start/stop adapter]

They worked fantastic and the color tint matches the OEM head lights. No errors and no flickering!

From the very beginning I loved the VW Atlas' front end. What a slick and modern looking front. Just perfect... well until you turn those 1990's looking, old halogen fog lights with the yellow tint. IMHO, it ruins the whole aesthetics of the front end of the vehicle. These LED fog lights from deAutoLED fixes this glaring flaw. Now that Atlas front end looks amazing!

Note: Make sure to get the $10 additional "With Auto start/stop adapter" so that if you use that feature (now or later) the fog lights won't flicker. You end up getting two adapters that you daisy chain. Bit odd, but works well, and there is plenty of space behind the fog lights to mount both adapters.
 

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Well, FWIW, I changed out all my lights in a 09 Liberty w/LED's. Didn't have any issues at all. HOWEVER, I did the backup lights and the brake/parking light (dual purpose bulb). I did buy the turn signal bulbs and resistors to avoid hyperflashing but I think I ran into a issue with the brakelights. They had been installed for couple of months when one evening, I drove for about 4+ hours when it was dark so they had been on during that time. The dealer swears by this but due to the over compensation of current since the bulbs needed less, things got VERY hot. So hot, it ended up burning out my brake switch and some wires. I got a hint of an electrical burn towards the end of my trip where I parked in a parking lot, walking around my car looking for a fire or some sort. When I was near the rear of the jeep, I could smell it and the rear tail lights were very warm. Being a little freaked out, I drove the rest of the way home, about 3 miles, with my fire ext in the front seat. Turned out both brake lights were burned out. Bad bulbs? Not sure, but I put the normal bubs back in. The back up lights are still there and don't stay on long enough anyway, plus, I added two FLOOD flush style LED light systems to the rear bumper that come on when in reverse. I put adding LED's to the turn signals on the back burner. But now that I got a 2019 Atlas, as I mentioned to my salesman, why the heck would VW put out a loaded Atlas and not use LED's for curiosity lighting much less driving lights. I'll be adding them but I'll wait till the new car smell wears off first.
 
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