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Old 02-01-2014, 11:44 AM   #1
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LED Taillights

Has anyone ever changed out their taillight assembly for LED taillights?
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All my tail lights are LED. Just swap out the old bulbs is easy. If your mean changing out the complete tail light for a European type, there is many on eBay and Amazon. All you need to know is the light that will fit.
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Lots of folks have replaced incandescent bulbs for LED bulbs. For brighter lights, make sure if bulb is behind a red lens, use a red LED, yellow lens, yellow LED. According to the turn signal flasher unit, sometimes the reduced current draw by the LED causes a rapid blink, like one incandescent bulb burned out. A resistor or change of flasher module can correct that problem.
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I installed a set of these a few years back. They are after market lights for a 190-2000 ford Econoline if memory serves me right.

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Your lights look like the one's I bought. Did you have any trouble hooking them up? I see there are three plugs on the the back of the stock lights and only two places for plugs on the new lights with a pig tail coming out I believe the center one. Is the pig tail for the turn signals?
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Your lights look like the one's I bought. Did you have any trouble hooking them up? I see there are three plugs on the the back of the stock lights and only two places for plugs on the new lights with a pig tail coming out I believe the center one. Is the pig tail for the turn signals?
You probably have a plug for running, brake/signal, and back up lights. If the pigtail is brown or green wire, it's probably ground. --- Just guessing!
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Road Warrior,
I rewired them. If again memory serves me I converted from separated tail and turn to combined using a converter. They work great and are highly visible.
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I rewired them. If again memory serves me I converted from separated tail and turn to combined using a converter. They work great and are highly visible.
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Would you mind sharing where you found the LED tailights? They look great, I wouldn't mind putting a set on mine.
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David,
It took a while but I believe these are the ones I bought.

IPCW LEDT-502CR - Ford E-series 1995-2009 Ruby Red LED Tail Lights
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Thanks Wayne! Did you leave the back up light disconnected on the new LED taillight? Or did you hook it up in conjunction with the original back up lamps that are lower down on the coach?
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! hooked them up.
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