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Old 12-28-2015, 08:54 PM   #1
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Led lights burning covers CC36ckts

Our new 36ckts ceiling lights are melting the covers. They appear to just be laying on the covers with no support. Also many of them are partially burned out. There are five leds per cluster. Any one else noticed this?

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Old 12-28-2015, 09:30 PM   #2
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Are you sure they are LEDs and not Halogen? Later RJD

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Old 12-29-2015, 08:15 AM   #3
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Dakota there is several topics on this issue with LED's you might search the forum and will find extensive discussions on this topic. Bottom line is yes this is a very common problem.
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Old 12-29-2015, 09:20 AM   #4
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This is a known issue. Is is due to some of the driver components for the LEDs overheating. Call your dealer and ask them to order replacements. If you are handy, they are relatively easy to replace and save a trip to the dealer.

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Old 12-29-2015, 10:57 AM   #5
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I contacted Cedar Creek yesterday Monday 27,2015 about an LED light issue. On our unit the individual switched lights have failed the switch has burned out. The warranty department told me that there is a life time warranty on the LED lights from the manufacture and to contact them direct for replacements. The contact information is This might help you if you want to contact them.

I have chosen to purchase different LED lights that have a heavier duty switch in them. They are not the low profile series but have had good reviews on Amazon.
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Old 12-29-2015, 11:39 AM   #6
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I 'think' the correct email address is
I believe Jim inadvertently left out an "r" when typing.
Just didn't want someone's email to go to never-never land.
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Old 12-29-2015, 11:47 AM   #7
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Thanks for the feedback. We are under warranty so pursuing it now.
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Old 12-29-2015, 05:25 PM   #8
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Been there, done that, have the T Shirt. They (circuit boards) do get darned hot. Manufacturer keeps sending me replacements. We don't trust leaving the lights on when not in the fiver.
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Old 12-29-2015, 06:06 PM   #9
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Hot LED's

I have and have had LED's in two TT's and a 5W, never had one hotter than could hold for a long period of time comfortably. I suggest that you contact an LED supplier with the identification of the LED that gets hot and see what they say. What is the voltage at the lamp? Is it correct? Guess what happens when the wrong voltage is applied to the LED or the switch?
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Old 12-29-2015, 07:08 PM   #10
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Like I eluded to in the other thread ... 13.1VDC confirmed at the lights themselves. I have several other 12VDC devices in my fiver that have no power issue at all. You can actually apply 12VDC to one laying on a table and the circuit board (not he LED's themselves) gets so hot you can't hold on to it. It's a known issue confirmed by 3 different dealers in the Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma area as well as people in the CC warranty division. All the manufacturer does is send out replacements. The small boards are driven so hard to produce the required light that they get really hot. If the circuit board unsnaps from the light frame and lays on the lenses ... as seen, it will melt it. One of mine had the power wires laying on top of the circuit board itself. Board melted the insulation and wires shorted out blowing a 15amp fuse. All I get is new light assemblies.

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