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Failed LED's in Taillights?

Old 02-10-2019, 09:43 PM
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Failed LED's in Taillights?

I'm sure it's a common problem. I have 1-2 that have failed and want to replace the taillights.

Anyone have experience with the aftermarket vendors on eBay for these?
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:09 PM
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the depo tail lights offer a looks upgrade and have pretty good quality. I haven't had any issues, and also haven't heard about anyone have any issues with them either.
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:21 AM
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Thanks for the quick reply and recommendation. I'll see if anyone else chimes in over the next couple of days and if not, I'll pick up a set of those and give some feedback in this thread when I install them.
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:46 AM
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Almost 1yr old now

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Old 02-11-2019, 04:20 PM
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Almost 1yr old now

Those are sick taillights. Care to share where to get?
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Old 02-14-2019, 12:35 PM
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So in looking at my tail lights, I don't have several failed LED's as I thought. It's only 1 and it's at the 10 o'clock position on the driver's side. So I'm hesitating to plonk $350+ for two new tail lights to fix one failed LED. I may be borderline OCD, but I'm not crazy.....

Has anyone attempted a replacement of a single LED in these tail light clusters?
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Old 02-14-2019, 03:14 PM
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no need to spend that much....replacement OEM taillights are about 50-100 dollars each on ebay/from wreckers... even for one led, way less trouble than opening them, replacing the led and resoldering and resealing....

for example: https://www.ebay.com/itm/2008-2015-I...Condition=3000
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Old 02-17-2019, 03:01 PM
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^ +1. get used, polish it, and it's a fairly easy DIY job to replace them.
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Piggybacking on this since I want to avoid making a new thread.

So when my car is on/engine off, headlights on, all the LEDs are illuminated.

When I turn the engine off, it looks like 1 or 2 LEDs are out...slightly flicker even. Any ideas something electrical or with fuse by chance?

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Old 03-05-2019, 04:43 PM
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Are you referring to brake led segments being out? Post some pics so can see what the issue is. And no, it's not a fuse issue. Fuse is it either works or doesn't.
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Old 03-07-2019, 10:39 AM
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Was waiting till it was dark to take pictures


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Old 03-07-2019, 11:32 AM
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I'm not sure what you're pointing out??
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Top is car on/engine off...middle is car on/engine on
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