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Old 05-26-2016, 10:45 AM   #1
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Potential Fire Hazard - Pass Through Light

Last week as we were setting up the TT, I noticed that the light inside my pass through storage compartment was on. It appears to have been on for the seven hours we were towing and may have been switched on by something in the compartment hitting the switch. Anyway, the lens was extremely hot to the touch and a collapsible garbage can was apparently leaning against the lens for a while because it had a hole in it from the heat. No telling what may have happened if this situation had happened for a longer period.
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:48 AM   #2
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those lights do get hot for some reason. I noticed it on my tracer and use them sparingly
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:54 AM   #3
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Those bulbs do get hot...that is one of the major reasons that I changed all my lights to LED bulbs which don't get as hot.
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:55 AM   #4
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Those bulbs do get hot...that is one of the major reasons that I changed all my lights to LED bulbs which don't get as hot.
Good idea, I have some LED bulbs laying around.
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:57 AM   #5
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I want to change mine to LED's this season, just need some time to do so. . .
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This is the kind of stuff that needs to be reported to FR and any other organization that keeps track of this stuff . could save someones life in the future
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:58 AM   #7
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Those bulbs do get hot...that is one of the major reasons that I changed all my lights to LED bulbs which don't get as hot.
Yes! Youroo!!
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Old 05-26-2016, 12:35 PM   #8
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Any guidance changing to led lights bulbs from 12 volt incandescent? I use led AA puck lights in poorly lit areas already with fairly good results.
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Any guidance changing to led lights bulbs from 12 volt incandescent? I use led AA puck lights in poorly lit areas already with fairly good results.
Call Joe at Cabin Bright Products,that is where I buy my LED's! Youroo!!
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We changed all our lights to LED. The originals were so hot.
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