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Old 02-15-2014, 09:55 AM   #1
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Unhappy Need help with Dectane LED tail lights

I gambled on these , paying for the foreign shipping. The problem is that when I press the brake pedal the inside LED panel doesn't light up. I sent a question to the seller but haven't gotten a reply yet, I was hoping someone on this forum might now how I can get the inside LED panel to turn on when braking. I saw another thread about DEPO lights needing a resistor; does that apply here? If so, can someone share pictures of how to do that? I'm not very electrically inclined.

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I love the look of these lights so I'd like to get them working.

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Old 03-06-2014, 10:13 PM   #2
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Turns out the inner LEDs are only meant to be fog lights, and the one side does engage when I flip on the rear fog switch. Is there a way to make it a brake light when the fog light is off?
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Old 03-07-2014, 03:20 AM   #3
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There's another thread that says how can it be done. But if you are not electronically inclined, I wouldn't risk messing up those tailights. I have the same ones, just all blacked out and they look good as they are.
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Here's my thread of how I changed things around with the depo lights:

http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/50445-depo-tail-lights-dual-reverse-lamps-led-turn-signals.html
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Old 09-23-2015, 12:07 PM   #5
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I bought the same ones ...issues

I love the look of mine but need to send them back

I don't know if they are real "Dectane" or not. Mine came from a seller "Crazy The God", and seem to have been made somewhere like Taiwan, NOT Germany

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a97MMRAc7R4

Are those your issues as well? Was it the lights, or do they cars just not "accept" after market lights?

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