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Dome lights won't turn off!

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by jadoiron, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. Jul 9, 2019 at 9:24 AM
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    Winch

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    FFS I just cancelled my LED order from Amazon. I don’t need a bunch of electrical issues on a new truck.
     
  2. Jul 9, 2019 at 10:02 AM
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  3. Jul 9, 2019 at 10:42 AM
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    godzilla888 Just a plain white T

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    Possibly the third brake light leaking?
    Any light stains/discoloration in the rear of the headliner?
     
  4. Jul 9, 2019 at 12:43 PM
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    That was my first thought. I checked and found nothing. My next plan is to run water on each suspect spot (third brake light, fin, door jams), eliminating each until I find the culprit.
     
  5. Jul 12, 2019 at 10:13 AM
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    Exactly, led stands for light emmitting diode. A diode allows current to flow in one direction so they only work in one orientation. Some fancier ones have crossover circuits that allow either orientation while still allowing current to only flow the correct way through the led(s). It is still possible to have a short in a lamp assembly but even then if a fuse blows and a problem crops up elsewhere the problem is bad engineering since the fuse is proven inadequate to isolate a surge.
     
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  6. Jul 12, 2019 at 10:33 AM
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    This is why I cancelled this upgrade.
     

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