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Old 11-09-2016, 05:59 PM   #1
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Clearance lights Top Front of '15 Dutch Star

I recently noticed that three of the five clearance lights on the top front of
my '15 DSDP 4369 were not lit. I can't say positively they've worked since
I purchased the coach over a year ago...but, can't believe I wouldn't have
noticed. In any case, upon close inspection of each of the lights, I found
that each would come on when I twisted it, but would go out when I
let go. I solved the problem by cutting through the sealant, moving the
light to the point where it would stay on, then re-sealed each of them.
Obviously, there was a short in each of them, but I did not remove them to more closely inspect for the problem. Other owners may wish to take a close look at theirs.
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Hugh are they sealed lights or do they have bulbs? If you twisted them and got them working i'm thinking bad grounds or dirty bulb connections. If they are bulbs , go to any auto parts store and buy a tube of dielectric grease and clean the contact end of the bulb so it is shiny and put a tiny bit of grease on them. If they are sealed units , it is most likely a bad ground wire as most newer and some older units are mostly fiberglass and must have good grounds! Bobby
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They are sealed units, no bulbs, I had to replace a couple of them shortly after getting my coach. They sent them to me under warranty but I changed them myself, wasn't hard to do.
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If you ever need to change them because of leaks try the install this gentleman did.
If you need the wiring open off panel behind the overhead fan motor.
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