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Old 03-21-2019, 06:19 AM   #1
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My FR30DS has 3 interior lights are starting to burn out or just flashing on and off. Has anyone found replacements?
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Old 03-21-2019, 11:02 AM   #2
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My FR30DS has 3 interior lights are starting to burn out or just flashing on and off. Has anyone found replacements?
As I'm sure you know they are LED and I'm surprised they are going out (check fixture wire connectors first). They last for many hours. If you are sure that is the problem? this site can hook you up. It was recommended by the "https://www.youtube.com/user/RVgeeks"

The Site is M4 Products

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My FR30DS has 3 interior lights are starting to burn out or just flashing on and off. Has anyone found replacements?


Yes the diodes do burn out thus put out less and less light. I have a 2015 30DS and replaced the first two fixtures with identical factory models. I had to order them from a dealer and was charged a ridiculous price. Now I get a much better fixture(IMHO)for much less. 5 fixtures for the price as 2 Forest River originals. I'm replacing all 11 fixtures as they go out. These are very bright and I personally like bight. You can also individually control the two LED panels in each fixture.Click image for larger version

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Also the panels are replaceable rather than the whole fixture having to be taken down, thrown away and being replaced.
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Yep, mine are doing the same thing. We have been looking at the same type of replacements shown above.



The crap thing is, all of the wires are soldered. It should be interesting when we do start replacing them.
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Yep, mine are doing the same thing. We have been looking at the same type of replacements shown above.



The crap thing is, all of the wires are soldered. It should be interesting when we do start replacing them.


That's interesting, my fixtures just had wire nuts for the connections to the ceiling wiring.
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Yes the diodes do burn out thus put out less and less light. I have a 2015 30DS and replaced the first two fixtures with identical factory models. I had to order them from a dealer and was charged a ridiculous price. Now I get a much better fixture(IMHO)for much less. 5 fixtures for the price as 2 Forest River originals. I'm replacing all 11 fixtures as they go out. These are very bright and I personally like bight. You can also individually control the two LED panels in each fixture.Attachment 199282Attachment 199283
Also the panels are replaceable rather than the whole fixture having to be taken down, thrown away and being replaced.
Thanks leisurelarry, I haven't had any problems with this yet, but you know Murphy's law will kick in sometime. Glad to see a less expensive fix.
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My FR30DS has 3 interior lights are starting to burn out or just flashing on and off. Has anyone found replacements?
I purchased two-tone lights from Amazon:
I installed AutoEC LED Dome Light, 2 Color Mode 12V LED RV Ceiling Dome Light Fixture on the ceiling in the front, bedroom & bath. You just turn off & on to with the wall switch to change light modes. I love them. They are larger & brighter than the original lights.
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I also installed MICTUNING 2 Pack 12V LED RV Ceiling Light Fixture, 2 Color Mode with Switch Double Dome Interior Replacement Lighting over the sink & dinette. They were half the price of above.
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Thanks leisurelarry, I haven't had any problems with this yet, but you know Murphy's law will kick in sometime. Glad to see a less expensive fix.


They were/are $45.00 for the 5 pack.
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Yes the diodes do burn out thus put out less and less light. I have a 2015 30DS and replaced the first two fixtures with identical factory models. I had to order them from a dealer and was charged a ridiculous price. Now I get a much better fixture(IMHO)for much less. 5 fixtures for the price as 2 Forest River originals. I'm replacing all 11 fixtures as they go out. These are very bright and I personally like bight. You can also individually control the two LED panels in each fixture.Attachment 199282Attachment 199283
Also the panels are replaceable rather than the whole fixture having to be taken down, thrown away and being replaced.
X2 on the Leisure LEDs. I just replaced all of the original light fixtures because several of them had individual LEDs failing. The price was right and the install was fairly easy. The originals were soldered in, so wire cutters and 2ea. WAGO 221 splice connectors per light took care of that problem. WAGO Connectors are awesome!! Lights are much brighter and the 3 way switch gives us more lighting flexibility.
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Old 04-08-2019, 06:58 PM   #10
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David, i purchased the Leisure LED
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5 Pack Leisure LED RV LED Ceiling Double Dome Light Fixture with ON/OFF Switch Interior Lighting for Car/RV/Trailer/Camper/Boat DC 12V Natural White 4000-4500K 48X2835SMD (Natural White 4000-4500K, 5)
And started replacing them. Much better than the originals.
Thanks for the help
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