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Komfort 23TS

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Posted: 01/22/20 06:37am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have a 2018 class c and one
E of the two overhead light blinks in the living area? The other of the two does not. Help and thanks!





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Posted: 01/22/20 07:01am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Probably an LED bulb that needs to be replaced.

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LEDs do this when they are ready to fail.


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Posted: 01/22/20 07:45am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Loose bulb or connection.

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Blinking LEDs are the first sign of failure probably caused by heat build-up and inferior design.


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Merrykalia

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Posted: 01/22/20 08:27am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If this is a Forest River product, they got a bunch of LEDs that failed. If you contact the dealer, they would replace for free. In our fifth wheel, we had 8 out of 14 go out within about 2 months. We had another issue and when we took it to the dealer, they replaced them. A month after that, several other original lights went out. Again, I called the dealer and they just shipped us the remainder of the lights that replaced ALL the originals.


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If it's not a CREE SMD, it's not worth beans.


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Merrykalia wrote:

If this is a Forest River product, they got a bunch of LEDs that failed. If you contact the dealer, they would replace for free. In our fifth wheel, we had 8 out of 14 go out within about 2 months. We had another issue and when we took it to the dealer, they replaced them. A month after that, several other original lights went out. Again, I called the dealer and they just shipped us the remainder of the lights that replaced ALL the originals.


Probably bulk purchased the cheapest SMD's they could find. I learned real fast that CREE is the best.

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Merrykalia wrote:

If this is a Forest River product, they got a bunch of LEDs that failed. If you contact the dealer, they would replace for free. In our fifth wheel, we had 8 out of 14 go out within about 2 months. We had another issue and when we took it to the dealer, they replaced them. A month after that, several other original lights went out. Again, I called the dealer and they just shipped us the remainder of the lights that replaced ALL the originals.


This - our 2016 Jayco came with a ton of bad LEDs. I contacted Jayco and got SIX replacement fixtures.

Then four more failed. This time I called the Light manufacturer and they sent me FOUR.

Now a couple more a failing.

Clearly a bad batch from China.

What pains me is that these are hardwired fixtures.
Replacement isn't difficult but you need a screwdriver, wire cutters, wire strippers and some wire nuts.

Silly.
Jayco made it difficult to save a few pennies.

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SidecarFlip wrote:

If it's not a CREE SMD, it's not worth beans.


Well I won't go that far but my fog lights are CREE 18 watt.
My flashlight is CREE 3 watt. 1200 lumens that's about the same as a 100 watt Incandescent lamp.

Cree clearly the best.. Oh that makes my fog lamps on the order of 600 watts incandescent.. They do light up the campground


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