Awning Strip Light

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  1. Photo4x4

    Photo4x4 Funster

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    Hello

    I have an external led strip light (awning light) on my MH. However abut half of the leds are no longer working.

    I can get another one off the Internet, however before I do so can anyone tell me if they are simple to change over?

    Thanks.

    KH
     

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    Autotrail ???
    They told me the ends just clipped / slid off..
    Easier said than done and I broke the end :(
    From memory it's only a length of LED's in there so you dont need a new light, just get it open and you can replace the short strip as most LED can be cut t length.. I may even have some here if you let me know how long you need it..
     
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    I might be wrong but i get the impression he wants to keep it:D
     
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    tonka Funster Life Member

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    :) shoot.. I though I had found a source for a new clip. ! Luckily I wedged mine back in.
     
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    Ah yes, that's why I thought that I'd ask first! BTW it's a Bessacarr (Swift).

    Thanks for the kind offer but it is opening it that worries me, I was rather planning on a complete replacement.

    KH
     
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    I have the same issue with a Bessacarr LED awning light, so watching replies with interest
     
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    You still have to open it to take it off. :) a small screwdriver should push in a slot somewhere and then the end cap slides off. Both ends the same.
     
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    You might still have to replace the whole thing.

    There are two basic types of LED fitting, no matter where they are located: One type has replaceable lamps/strips so you can just swap them out when they need it, the other type are sealed units so when it fails you replace the whole thing.

    Unless someone comes along who is familiar with your specific van there's no way of telling which type you have without taking it to pieces.
     
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    Looks like a Labcraft unit, lots for sale on e bay and Amazon. Just fitted one to my van, very easy. As Tonka says the led strip is easily accessed. Check the dimensions of the Labcraft unit against your as a start.
     
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