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Old 12-29-2015, 10:58 PM   #11
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Have the same 5vr. Which lights are they? All of ours seem to be operating ok.
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Old 12-29-2015, 11:18 PM   #12
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I installed these in each light. they are a DC 1.5-35VDC voltage stepdown regulator p/n DSN2596 that I have adjusted to 10.5 vdc. I can leave on all day and the cover is as cool even if a light is setting on the cover. I use Velcro with sticky back to mount the light inside the lamp. on ebay #LM2596 I think you can get 10 for under $12.00 :thumbsup
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Old 12-29-2015, 11:23 PM   #13
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Wow seems like the RV industry needs to address this safety issue before a deadly fire occurs.
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Old 12-29-2015, 11:30 PM   #14
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I installed these in each light. they are a 12vdc voltage regulator that I have adjusted to 10.5 vdc. I can leave on all day and the cover is as cool even if a light is setting on the cover. I use Velcro with sticky back to mount the light inside the lamp.
Can you please post regulator number and where you got them. I could build some up but just a cheap to buy them.
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Old 12-29-2015, 11:47 PM   #15
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Can you please post regulator number and where you got them. I could build some up but just a cheap to buy them.
Forbes I edit my post with part # and where I bought them from. After I posted I thought I should have added the info. will that work for you.
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Old 12-30-2015, 12:29 AM   #16
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Forbes I edit my post with part # and where I bought them from. After I posted I thought I should have added the info. will that work for you.
Works great for me, can't build them for that...ordering 20
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Old 12-30-2015, 01:08 AM   #17
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Now for the overhead bedroom lights I adjusted to volts to 5vdc output. We did not need them that bright. One of the great things about the regulator go 1.5 vdc if you want to.
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Old 12-30-2015, 09:59 AM   #18
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I replaced all of the interior incandescent bulbs in my Georgetown 327DS with LEDs a couple of years ago. I ordered 48LED flat panel assemblies and installed one of those little regulators in the center section of each of the double bulb pancake fixtures. They work like a charm and I haven't had a single failure of an LED panel. Mine are set, I believe, to 11.2V which runs the LEDs at just below maximum brightness and has them cool enough to comfortably hold in your hand.

The scary part of this modification was removing the fixtures. The ceiling fixture that we had on the most had a nice burnt brown color under it.

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I found that all the overhead lights in my Vengeance were pretty warm. When I removed the covers found the area immediately around the bulbs to be pretty hot. Four of the bulbs showed areas of scorching at the point where the bulb plugged in to the fixture (two bulbs per fixture). I replaced all 26 bulbs with LED (921 series) and now they are just barely warm at the connection. With the lens covers on I cannot feel any heat when touching the exterior of the fixtures.

Once I get the new tail/turn signal lights installed the entire trailer will have LED lights only.
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We have a 2015 36CKTS. Picked it up Feb 1 2015 and within 30 days the lights started going out. Some burnt the covers some just quit . CC sent me enough new ones to replace everyone of mine. I have replaced all but 4 . Those original 4 are still working GREAT.l
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