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Old 06-21-2019, 07:46 PM   #1
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LED lights failing.

2018 Forester 2401ws we have had 2 of the LED interior lights fail. They started flashing rapidly. Has anyone else had this problem or is there a recall on these Command lights. Click image for larger version

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Old 06-21-2019, 08:45 PM   #2
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No recall I’ve heard of. These lights seem to last a couple of months or maybe a couple of years. It’s one of those “get used to it” things with all RVs. They are cheap so get a few spares.
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Old 06-21-2019, 09:16 PM   #3
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Typically, when these LED lights fail, it's the driver chips and they start flickering or blinking like you mentioned. LEDs are often advertised as 50,000 hours and the LEDs themselves do last that long, but the drivers, resistors, and cheap manufacturing makes them fail. If you're still under warranty you can probably get them replaced, but if not, they aren't very expensive and there are all sorts of them in different styles on places like Amazon



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Try contacting Command Electronics direct by phone. They are very helpful and will sell/replace just the LED insert which is much cheaper than buying the entire light and housing.

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Old 06-22-2019, 10:03 AM   #5
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Try contacting Command Electronics direct by phone. They are very helpful and will sell/replace just the LED insert which is much cheaper than buying the entire light and housing.



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Old 06-22-2019, 05:38 PM   #6
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LED lights failing.

Iíve read that when you talk to Command tell them you would appreciate it if they sent you a bunch of extras as youíve read about many failing. Iíve heard they will send you a dozen or more at no charge.
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Old 06-28-2019, 07:58 PM   #7
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Good news. Command Electronics is going to replace the LED lights.
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