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Old 05-07-2012, 07:10 PM   #1
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Half the LEDs out in aftermarket 3rd brake light

Anyone have an issue with those aftermarket LED 3rd brakelights? One half of mine has gone out. I don't think the LEDs are burned out, must be some failed electrical connection. I'm wondering if it's worth cutting apart to troubleshoot or if it's even repairable.

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Old 05-07-2012, 07:56 PM   #2
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Sound like you have nothing to loose and it does sound like you may have a bad connection. Easy enough to check if you have a voltmeter.
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:30 AM   #3
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From the first moment I installed a smoked led 3rd light they didn't work properly. The tech at my p dealer switched the polarity on the connector and all was fixed. He said he had seen this many times. Worked perfectly now for 6 months.

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