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Old 08-07-2016, 04:13 PM   #1
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Let there be light! Fix for ceiling mounted light fixtures!!

I purchased a 2013 29DSFB used last year, some of the light fixture switches were not working. Figured I was going to have to replace the whole fixture. I came across an old thread on here while searching for information. It got me interested in just replacing the switch. I took the measurement off the switch, and the electrical information and found the correct switch on EBay. Here is a link to a listing with the switch. I purchased from a US seller, but it appears they no longer have any switches. Drawback, switches are shipped from China, but they are the exact switch I purchased. They are a direct fit; only thing I had to do was tighten up the blade connector on the wire a little.

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Got them installed today, had 4 total bad switches, so far they seem to be good. I will update if anything changes. Two of the old ones looked like they could have potentially started a fire, See the pictures.

Here is a link to the old thread if anyone has interest in reading it

trouble with toggle switches on overhead light
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Old 08-07-2016, 09:22 PM   #2
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Those switches in the pic would worry me. Pretty obvious they were running too much load. Probably at the ragged edge of their rating like a lot of things on our trailers. A switch to led bulbs in your lights would reduce the load on your new switches.
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Old 08-07-2016, 09:35 PM   #3
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Those switches in the pic would worry me. Pretty obvious they were running too much load. Probably at the ragged edge of their rating like a lot of things on our trailers. A switch to led bulbs in your lights would reduce the load on your new switches.
You're absolutely correct, they were not working when I purchased the camper, I have since switched all lights to LED bulbs, but don't really like the amount of light they put out, definitely going to stick to LED, just going to try to find a bulb with better light.
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