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Old 08-29-2018, 05:20 PM   #1
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Replacing ceiling puck lights?

I'd like to replace the ceiling puck lights in my Creekside with warm white LEDs like I did my awning light strip. The warm white bulbs are much more appealing than the harsh white that are currently installed. Has anyone done this and can you advise me and how it is done and what bulbs or fixtures to get? Thanks!
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Have you taken one of the lights apart to see what bulbs they take? If so just go to a web site like M4 and find replacements. They won't be cheap but they will be better quality than eBay or Amazon ones.
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Old 08-29-2018, 05:46 PM   #3
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I haven't taken the light apart yet because the last time I was in the travel trailer I tried to pull one down from the ceiling and it was connected to some very strong springs. I'm wondering if anybody has taken it apart or removed it from the ceiling successfully before I try to pull down too hard.
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Old 08-29-2018, 07:59 PM   #4
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In our GP, you have to twist the puck 1/2 turn before it will drop out.
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These lights put out quite a bit of light in the blue spectrum and still some in the red and green - you could also try putting a filter over the puck - perhaps orange that would cut some of the blue.
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LED Light Dimmers

I have a 2019 24RKS and I would like to eventually install dimmers to those pocket lights. Has anyone done this modification yet? I see they sell RV dimmers, but I have two separate lights tied into one light switch control. I see there are many dimmers on line. Something that I can install hidden in the cabinet would be ideal that way I can maintain the existing wall switch.
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Old 08-30-2018, 07:19 AM   #7
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In our GP, you have to twist the puck 1/2 turn before it will drop out.
Same in our Wind River. We replaced ours with:

DiCUNO G4 3W LED Warm White Light Lamps AC/DC 12V Non-dimmable Equivalent to 20W ~ 25W T3 Halogen Track Bulb

The only hard part was getting the 2 pins in the tiny holes, but they're a lot cooler and give a warm light.
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Here is what I put in. Work well.


https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 08-30-2018, 10:38 AM   #9
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The "puck" lights do not have replaceable bulbs inside. Circuit board with leds in metal housing. To remove, grip hard, pull down to expose the retaining springs, push one side spring toward center and out of ceiling board, and then remove the light. They are made or imported by ITC. They can be bought in warmer outputs if you wanted to change them and keep the same style and installation. Also, the outer lens twists off of the lamp housing, and as Randy mentioned, you could try putting some kind of filter inside the lens to soften the output.

Personally, I like the whiter lights, feel that the softer, warmer look is too dark in our trailer. At home, we also have the 4k to 5k whiter bulbs in almost all of our lamps and fixtures!! Just one other opinion.

We have had 5 lights fail since trailer new, and ITC has replaced all no charge!! Great customer service. Welcome - ITC RV
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Thanks everyone for the great information and advice. You have eliminated the mystery of removing the lights and what to use as replacements. Glad I posted the question!
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See the following thread (Post #1051 and 1059 in particular) for a solution implemented by IDAHOBOB and then stolen by me. My wife and I absolutely love the warmer light and the increased amount of light.

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