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      01-03-2012, 03:20 AM   #1
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Interior LED dome/map lights error, Please help

I just recently purchased a set of interior LEDs, and everything works fine besides the front dome/map lights.

I believe other members experienced the same issue but it ended without a solution. So here I am again...

I installed the kit and after driving for couple days I discovered that the front map/dome lights will not work after driving for a random period of time (that sounds odd but it is happening to me)

After restarting the engine the front map/dome lights work
again. Then, the front dome/map lights have no response again by pushing the buttons while driving for a extended moment (most likely 5 mins)

Basically they are repeating the cycle: not working while driving for
5 mins --> work again after restarting engine --> not working while
driving for 5 mins

I checked the connection of the front map/dome lights to make sure
they are firmly in place and yes they all are.

I switched back the OEM bulbs and the front map/dome lights work just
fine with any error even when driving.

Could it be the design of the bulb? Or other issues that cause this error?
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      01-03-2012, 09:04 AM   #2
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Interesting. When I installed my kit, the map lights worked fine. I have yet to actually try to use them while driving though. Guess I should see if I have any similar issues.
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Interesting. When I installed my kit, the map lights worked fine. I have yet to actually try to use them while driving though. Guess I should see if I have any similar issues.
When the car is not moving the lights work well; the problem surfaces during drive but not all the time. I will say about 70% of the time when I try to push the buttons and they will not respond. 70% is enough to bother me
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Interesting. When I installed my kit, the map lights worked fine. I have yet to actually try to use them while driving though. Guess I should see if I have any similar issues.
Did you get to try yours? How are they behaving?
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Did you get to try yours? How are they behaving?
I did try briefly and there were no issues, but I haven't had a chance to try for a longer period yet.
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FYI, I tried leaving the map light on while driving last night and it never turned off. Had it on for 10 mins straight.
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Anyone found a solution for this problem? I am getting the same thing...
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Anyone found a solution for this problem? I am getting the same thing...
Yea, you need canbus style LED lights. Whatever you have is probably not canbus style.
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