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4 new superbright leds not working

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by Texasdynaryder, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:01 AM
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    Texasdynaryder

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    I just finished installing my Led behind the guages cluster and not a one works? Have I blown a fuse or not plugged something back in? Any ideas would be appreciated!
     
  2. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:04 AM
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    are you sure they are put in correctly? with leds it matters which way they go in as leds have a postive and ground wire but have to be correctly oriented. standard halogens can run either way if i am not mistaken.
     
  3. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:04 AM
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    LEDs need to be plugged in a certain way due to polarity. Did you try flipping the bulb around to see if they work?

    I know it's a slim chance due to all four not working (what are the odds they all went in with the wrong polarity?) but it's worth checking out.
     
  4. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:05 AM
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    Thanks I shall try right now!!
     
  5. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:09 AM
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    That's a no go for launch Houston! Is there some kind of ground?
     
  6. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:11 AM
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    did you try swapping them around?
     
  7. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:12 AM
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    Is your dimmer switch turned down? That would cause them to not work
     
  8. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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    Also if you unplugged the dimmer switch to do the install and forgot to plug it back in they won't work either
     
  9. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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    [​IMG]

    I even flipped just two around to try and see!
     
  10. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:17 AM
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    Winner,winner, chicken dinner!!!!! Thanks chief!
     
  11. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:19 AM
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    :cheers:No problem
     
  12. Jun 24, 2012 at 8:23 AM
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    good call knew that but had forgot about that
     
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