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Old 07-24-2019, 07:51 PM   #1
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Interior and exterior led lights.

I wanted to ask if I will need to re solder the lose wire on the attached pictures or just buy new housing to replace light?
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Old 07-24-2019, 10:07 PM   #2
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I just replaced the entire fixture when the diodes started burning out. The bottom picture is the exact original fixture in my 2015 30DS. I had 11 of them. Iíve been replacing them with these. 5 Pack RV LED Ceiling Double Dome... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0733RQDXL...p_mob_ap_share
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Old 07-25-2019, 04:01 AM   #3
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I replaced my original ceiling lights with two-mode lights. I bought the two mode LED lamps from Amazon:
AutoEC LED Dome Light, 2 Color Mode 12V LED RV Ceiling Dome Light Fixture, Interior Replacement Light for RV, Trailer, Camper, Motorhome, Boat
2 Mode Fashionable Design --- The Dome Light with on-off-on switch, can change the color from pure white to warm white, give you different feel. Warm white light output provides a cozy illuminated environment just like home. I have six installed & control the color mode with a wall switch. It only draws 5 Watts and provides total 1000 lumens of brightness.

My FR3 in White Light.


My FR3 in Warm Light


I have six installed & plan to replace more.
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Old 07-25-2019, 04:24 AM   #4
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Awesome thank you very much for a great solution to our light situation you guys are very helpful on this forum for all us newbies really appreciate this. Happy rving!!!
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I just replaced the entire fixture when the diodes started burning out. The bottom picture is the exact original fixture in my 2015 30DS. I had 11 of them. Iíve been replacing them with these. 5 Pack RV LED Ceiling Double Dome... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0733RQDXL...p_mob_ap_share
I also replaced all of my original ceiling light on our 2016 30DS with the same LEDs for the same reason, they started losing diodes on a number of them. I also went a step further and added window tinting material to certain fixtures (i.e. over the living room seating area and the fixture over the head of the bed area). I just went by the local window tinting business and asked for some scrap material in various tint levels and cut a piece to lay into the lenses assembly. Give it a try, it works very well.
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I also replaced all of my original ceiling light on our 2016 30DS with the same LEDs for the same reason, they started losing diodes on a number of them. I also went a step further and added window tinting material to certain fixtures (i.e. over the living room seating area and the fixture over the head of the bed area). I just went by the local window tinting business and asked for some scrap material in various tint levels and cut a piece to lay into the lenses assembly. Give it a try, it works very well.


Great idea! Iíve got some scraps from doing my windows. Iíll try that, especially over the head of the king bed.
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I replaced my original ceiling lights with two-mode lights. I bought the two mode LED lamps from Amazon:

AutoEC LED Dome Light, 2 Color Mode 12V LED RV Ceiling Dome Light Fixture, Interior Replacement Light for RV, Trailer, Camper, Motorhome, Boat

2 Mode Fashionable Design --- The Dome Light with on-off-on switch, can change the color from pure white to warm white, give you different feel. Warm white light output provides a cozy illuminated environment just like home. I have six installed & control the color mode with a wall switch. It only draws 5 Watts and provides total 1000 lumens of brightness.



My FR3 in White Light.





My FR3 in Warm Light





I have six installed & plan to replace more.


Did you remove a panel to expose that area above your refer?
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Did you remove a panel to expose that area above your refer?
No, It came that way.
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Use Wago connectors when you replace the light assembly. Easy Peezee!!
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Old 07-28-2019, 01:08 PM   #10
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Thank you papaduck
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