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Old 11-15-2015, 03:27 PM   #1
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Halogen To LED Lights

I have a 2007 Keystone Montana with Halogen 12V lights in most of the fixtures that I want to replace with LEDs. The bulbs are model 921 but I cannot get them out without using excessive force that most likely will break them. Is there a trick to pulling the bulbs? They plug into a rectangular piece but I don't see a catch or tab to depress to release them.
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The 921 bulbs are just a push in type. If you pull straight out they should come right out (maybe with just a bit of wiggling).
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The 921 bulbs are just a push in type. If you pull straight out they should come right out (maybe with just a bit of wiggling).
Thanks for the info. I tugged pretty hard but the wiggle may do it. Good to know that's all there is to it.

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Check out m4products.com for good reference information.
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Can also use small needle nose pliers wrapped in rubber from an inner tube, etc. to get a little extra leverage. This way you can evenly pry both side of the bulb from the housing. Leverage can get you a long way.
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Something I just thought of:

When people swap out standard bulbs for LEDs in trucks or cars, they often find that the LEDs stay very dimly lit and need to add small inline resistors to keep that from happening. It's not a big deal, and I don't know that it would happen in your case, just something to think about. It seems to be completely situation based as in some F350 dome lights have the problem and others of the same year and trim don't.
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Have not had a problem in my '10 Ford, nor my '05 Suites--all the bulbs just changed out without that concern. Very happy with them.
Not sure why a light could stay dimly lit when the switch is off...
Have heard that the tail lights could be a problem, but haven't done them yet.
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Not sure why a light could stay dimly lit when the switch is off...

Most cars now use electronic circuitry to control the light, not just a switch or relay.....the lights come on in response to the remote control key fob unlocking the doors for example, and then gradually dim down to off after the doors are closed. The LED lights with such a small amount of current, that sometimes the transistor circuitry controlling the light "leaks" a very small amount of current even when "off", causing the LED to glow dimly.....the halogen bulb wouldn't have even been warm with this tiny leakage current.
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We have replaced all our dc bulbs from M4 Products. Absolutely no problems and great lights. Sorta pricey but we feel worth it. They are much cooler than halogens also.
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Check out m4products.com for good reference information.
Just checked out the site. Great info. I will be buying from them.

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I also replaced mine with M4 Products. I highly recommend them.
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Looking at M4, prices seem really high by a factor of about 2-3. I have had good luck buying on Ebay using Paypal and the one time the item did nt arrive I got a prompt refund. try here 1 10pcs T10 921 G4 24 5050 SMD 3W LED Bulb Pure Warm White AC DC 12 24V CAR Lamp | eBay
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