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Old 11-29-2011, 10:03 PM
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cheaply made perhaps, bad quality?
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Old 11-29-2011, 10:13 PM
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Re: Be careful with LED DRL's

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By all means I don't read all threads but don't recall seeing other LED issues per say?
I say that because when reading the reviews all over the internet, a lot of people seem dissatisfied.
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Re: Be careful with LED DRL's

Also, the putco I installed in my liftgate tail has started to blink in a couple of the diodes. I've been to lazy to put the stock bulbs back in - maybe this will give me the added incentive.
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Re: Be careful with LED DRL's

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Also, the putco I installed in my liftgate tail has started to blink in a couple of the diodes. I've been to lazy to put the stock bulbs back in - maybe this will give me the added incentive.
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Re: Be careful with LED DRL's

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J, haven't you been running them for awhile, seems odd something blows now?
To be honest with you I havent checked them in a long time. Im never in front of my vehicle while in drive. However I happened to noticed as I was driving and the fiancee was behind me in the Jeep and I noticed the DRL weren't on, which made me look at the DRL housing/bulbs and noticed they were melted. It could have been like that for weeks/months unfortunately.


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Also, the putco I installed in my liftgate tail has started to blink in a couple of the diodes. I've been to lazy to put the stock bulbs back in - maybe this will give me the added incentive.
I've only had one LED issue before this, and that was a 921 LED bulb was starting to blink and then finally went out, and I noticed the fixture was a little loose from its base. A replacement was promptly sent out for free to me, thus I couldn't complain. You can't ask for anything more when if the LED ever fails, you get a new one.
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Re: Be careful with LED DRL's

I use V-LEDS but you never know, I could run up on a faulty product from them.

I just know that I've had both Putco and V-LEDS in hand and the quality in V-LEDS is better. But once again, that doesn't mean I'm safe from a faulty product.

Just keep watch of your LEDs people.
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Re: Be careful with LED DRL's

The Vled's in my wifes Lexus city lamps failed in less than a year...the set of putcos in there now have been there for 3 years. My Putcos in my Jeeps have been there for almost 2.5 years...0 problems. The VLEd's in my Jeeps overhead lights...last 3 months...Putcos since then...2years. just saying......

Im pretty sure both have delivered bad products as has been experienced here. just offering my experience.
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Re: Be careful with LED DRL's

I've used PUTCO and V-LED 3157 LED replacements for my DRL's and both have
only lasted about 3 months. I was going to order another V-LED set yesterday but noticed a note stating that they weren't supported for DRL applications since they are
on for long periods of time and will overheat resulting in a failure.

I went back to the incandescent 3157 bulbs....

I really liked the look of the LED, but it was getting too expensive.
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I thought you weren't supposed to use LED's for DRL's because they melt the housing/bulb..
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Re: Be careful with LED DRL's

When purchasing from V-LEDS, you have to be sure to buy the High Power (HP) LEDs with a built in circuit to prevent voltage spikes. Just in case you didn't know that already.
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