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 Post subject: dash not working...
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:49 pm 
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Iv recently bought some blue LED dash lights and iv put them in and 2 didnt work...
so i swapped them around still didnt work!!!so i went 2 you-pull-it got some new light socket things.and used them.
still not working!!
its really pissing me off. can anybody help?

 

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 Post subject: Re: dash not working...
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:30 pm 
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Have you made sure you got them in correctly, don't forget leds, unlike globes, are polar sensitive, so you have to make sure you get positive/negative the right way around.

where are the two you put in that aren't working eg tacho etc.?

 

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 Post subject: Re: dash not working...
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:58 pm 
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as OZBMX has said, LED=Diode=one way for the current to flow. Pull out the two that arent working and turn them around.
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 Post subject: Re: dash not working...
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 5:19 pm 
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yer iv swaped it around...
i dnt got enough fingers to count lol.
its the area that does the fuel and R.P.M but it lights up white while the other side3 which is replaced is blue...

 

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 Post subject: Re: dash not working...
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:18 pm 
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hey ive had the same drama over the last couple of days .
make sure you carefully wrap the pins round the led case and bend the bottom pins up so they make good contact .
they are polarity sensitive , you will need a multimeter neg on pin 7 top row solderside(so you can see the lights) positve on pin 8 top row.
if it doesnt work spin it round if it still doesnt bend the pins and try both combos again.
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Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:21 pm 
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Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:24 pm 
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led when cant be as s ed soldering

 

 

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