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Old 07-22-2014, 09:06 PM   #1
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Problem with Interior Thinlite ceiling Lights


I have a 2000 Tradewinds that I am having a problem with the thinlites above the kitchen counter and the middle thinlite in the front area of the motorhome. When I go to turn on these ceiling lights individually the rope ceiling lights above the kitchen cabinets light up. The interior ceiling thinlites try to illuminate but are very very dim. I have replaced the ballast in both thinlites. I have also replaced the flourescent lights in both of the thinlites. I still have the same problem. Has anyone experienced this problem and what did you do to fix the problem where these overhead thinlite ceiling lights would operate properly?

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Old 07-26-2014, 02:06 PM   #2
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Sorry I can't answer your question , but wanted to say , Hi, and hope someone has an answer for you soon.

Were you checking power and grounds as you were working on the lights ?

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Old 07-26-2014, 08:28 PM   #3
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I was not aware that NRV used rope lights in 2000, possibly others can answer. The possibility exists that a PO made the modification.

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Old 07-27-2014, 06:20 AM   #4
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I agree with Fred, could be someone added lights to your rig and thats causing problems. also I just got an email about how to upgrade florescent lights to LED,, came from "How To RV Geeks" might be something to try..
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Old 07-27-2014, 02:46 PM   #5
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Yes, I checked power and grounds as I worked on the lights. I am the original owner of the coach. The rope lights were in the coach above the cabinets when I got the coach.
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Old 07-29-2014, 09:56 PM   #6
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I have converted to leds see the previous post

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