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It's something having to do with the smart junction box, as I was told a couple years ago when I installed my LED's. I guess it doesn't completely cut off power like a switch does but instead leaves a trickle going to the plug, and with an LED that's enough to light it up slightly. I dunno.
I switched my dome/map lights to LED also from diode dynamics. Have had them for close to 6 months. Even when off they have the faintest of glows. I remember reading that it has something to do with the fact that the led uses such little power that even a small trickle that gets through allows it to glow. Another bulb like an incandescent for example takes a lot more power. And the trickle wouldn't be enough for it to glow at all. Basically, LEDs r really efficient
__________________ 2005 Mineral Gray GT: GT500 Front Conversion, Cervini Cowl Hood, 93 Octane Bama tuned, K&N CAI, Forged Probe pistons, Forged rods, Stage 2 VSR Comp Cams, JBA LT headers, O/R H pipe, MAC polished SS Mufflers, Corbeau strut tower brace, AL driveshaft, Tokico Struts, SR lowering springs, steeda anti-roll bar, BMR adjustable upper & lower control arms, BMR adjustable panhard bar, 4.10 FR gears, Phaser limiters, 18" Foose Nitrous wheels, Roush rear spoiler
I have LED Reverse Lights. Same thing happens to me. Either they are really cheap or, like mentioned above, really efficient. I could dust of my EE coursework to find out but I don't want to know that much
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