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Old 06-18-2014, 04:12 PM Thread Starter
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LED Light Question

just got a new dome light and it kinda stays on lightly, this normal?

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I believe you need to wire in a resistor. I have a 48 LED dome light in my cavalier. Even when the light isnt on you can see it dimmly lit. So its normal and wont really hurt anything.

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I believe you need to wire in a resistor. I have a 48 LED dome light in my cavalier. Even when the light isnt on you can see it dimmly lit. So its normal and wont really hurt anything.
fair enough, thanks and I just removed the old one and put the new one in just like that!

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they make it almost too easy!

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Just like this, it solved the problem.


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Mine does the same thing, I just left it alone...left the car sit for a week straight and never had a problem with power drain


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Yeah mine does. An led uses little power.. it won't kill your battery. Mine has sat for days in winter and was fine

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From what I have seen, mine don't lol
But possibly does it. But I have been overseas and the car battery still good.

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I believe you need to wire in a resistor. I have a 48 LED dome light in my cavalier. Even when the light isnt on you can see it dimmly lit. So its normal and wont really hurt anything.
I was thinking about using a resistor but do not know how many ohms
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