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Old 04-03-2013, 12:13 AM
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I finally changed my dome and map lights to LEDs and I have to say it is seriously like daylight in the cab at night! I'll also agree that pictures do no justice in showing how bright these suckers are! I was also lucky enough to have superbrightleds.com located near me I was able to do a local pick-up.



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Old 04-04-2013, 10:58 AM
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For some reason when I click the map lights, they wont go on. They only time I can turn them on is with the dimmer switch, causing all three lights to go on. Has anyone else had this problem?
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I have read some threads on LED issues. Some people have issues and some don't. That is why I bought canbus bulbs with the resistors built in. I'm not sure if this pertains to your 05 as well. Do a search in this forum for LED fix posted by SS4Luck.
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I have read of all kinds of irritating issues swapping our third gen trucks to LEDs. I know I have read where others have not been able to turn the map lights on by clicking the individual lights. Are you having any other issues? I have also read where peeps are experiencing map lights that will not completely shut off and constantly glow. And peeps with flickering dome lights.

My truck has the festoon type dome light so I am thinking about putting the ones that you used in your map lights in my map and dome lights.
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I have read of all kinds of irritating issues swapping our third gen trucks to LEDs. I know I have read where others have not been able to turn the map lights on by clicking the individual lights. Are you having any other issues? I have also read where peeps are experiencing map lights that will not completely shut off and constantly glow. And peeps with flickering dome lights.

My truck has the festoon type dome light so I am thinking about putting the ones that you used in your map lights in my map and dome lights.
Mine are the festoon also. And yea, the only problem I'm having is i can't turn them on individually. Other than that they work great! No blinking, glowing, or anything.
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Well, to my surprise the 100-Ohm 1-watt soldered on each end of the festoon worked! And I didn't melt anything on the LED lol!
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Worked as in fixed it so that you can now turn them on individually?
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Worked as in fixed it so that you can now turn them on individually?
what he said!! I'm curious too!
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Well, to my surprise the 100-Ohm 1-watt soldered on each end of the festoon worked! And I didn't melt anything on the LED lol!
Exactly why I bought the canbus bulbs with built in resistors.
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