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Old 11-12-2009, 04:51 PM
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So this last weekend I'd figure I'd try and replace the radio leds like in a tutorial I found in taco bill's list, and all is well except I have 3 leds that don't go on, and two go out after driving for like ten minutes, but always come back on when I restart the car. Any ideas/help would be much appreciated!

The leds not working at all are circled in red, the ones working sometimes are circled in pink.
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Old 11-13-2009, 06:03 PM
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anyone have any ideas?
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Old 11-15-2009, 01:20 PM
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This is not going to be fun, but you need to trace the power lines back and see if there is a hairline crack in it. Get a high power magnifing glass and check the power leads, (the lines in the circut board), for any cracks or disconnections. Since you have a group of led's out is is most likly they just pulled off the board. Check to make sure that there are no short circuts and make sure the led's have a solid connection to the wireing. The two that go from on to off probably have a faulty control unit. Like I said, this is not easy or fun, but its the only way to fix it.
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