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Old 09-24-2011, 09:22 PM
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Today I was surprised for two reasons.
First, my left rear indicator lamp went out. Next week will be the one year anniversary of my Overland.
Second, the EVIC notified me: "rear left indicator lamp failure". I didn't expect either but more surprised that the EVIC provided such information.
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Old 09-24-2011, 09:39 PM
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Same thing happened to me. Got the left rear light fixed and a week later the right one went. I thought that was odd for a 10 month old vehicle.
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Re: Surprised

So indicator was that the blinker or the entire light (brake and blinker)? That is pretty sad, I hope they add LED's for 2013 that will be plug and play on ours.
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Old 09-24-2011, 11:01 PM
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Re: Surprised

Just the indicator part went. The bulb has two filaments, brake and indicator. It was a simple change, just pry two plugs and the unit pulls out to access two bulbs.

With Dubwarren's comment, I will change the right side tomorrow. The bulb's (3057) came in pairs anyway ($4.99). The originals were Sylvania and the replacements I got were GE.
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It's time the Jeep gets LEDs...
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Old 09-25-2011, 04:58 AM
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Re: Surprised

No failures here yet, but a good thing that the EVIC is warning you did not know it had a bulb failure warning.
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Re: Surprised

My left rear turn signal light (3057) went out yesterday. EVIC warned me of the problem. Went to AutoZone and picked up a two pack. Very easy to change. The lens is held in by two plastic push pins. (Hint: turn the pin's notches vertically which makes it easier to slip a small screwdriver behind it.) Mileage was 16,000.
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The rear brake light in the rear spoiler is LED. It should *fingers crossed* have an unlimited lifetime.

It's cool that the EVIC warns you of any burnt out bulbs. They need this feature one every car out there. The number of cars with burnt out bulbs in my city is crazy. People are either clueless or don't give a damn.
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Re: Surprised

The EVIC will not warn you of a DRL burn out though.
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Re: Surprised

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Today I was surprised for two reasons.
First, my left rear indicator lamp went out. Next week will be the one year anniversary of my Overland.
Second, the EVIC notified me: "rear left indicator lamp failure". I didn't expect either but more surprised that the EVIC provided such information.
I had this kind of notification on EVIC of my 1998 ZJ. They've had it for a while - this model was designed in '92 or '93.
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Re: Surprised

hahah, same thing happ to me last month. same bulb. got a fast blink for the left turn signal and bulb out message too. Nice surprise for me as well, but strange since only 1.5 years old and 30k miles
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I've changed the same side bulb last week. Nice to have notification on EVIC!
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