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Old 05-17-2010, 09:51 AM
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V-led FAIL/Fire

Jeep almost caught on fire due one of the interior vled's shorting out. The light under the dash on the pass side wasn't working so I was like Hmmmmm.... LED's last thousand of hours so WTF. I swapped bulbs with the rear cargo door cause it's the same bulb and still the light under the dash didn't work. So I put the bulb that I thought blew out in the cargo door to see if it was the bulb or socket that wasn't working and it instantly started smoking and a few sparks and small flame. this is the end result of the bulb. Now the light under the dash on the pass side and the rear cargo door that don't work. Can you say "Going back to stock"


I'm going to return it to stock and bring it to dealer cause it's under warranty but I will also contact V-Led and see what they can do about this...
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Old 05-17-2010, 09:54 AM
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Re: V-led FAIL/Fire

Thats gay. Your lucky Nate, you an 08hemijeep or whatever his name was coulda shared something in common if you didnt catch that lol

I would bitch out V-Leds for that one...
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Old 05-17-2010, 10:00 AM
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^That's what I told him. LOL
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Old 05-17-2010, 10:03 AM
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Re: V-led FAIL/Fire

LED = Fail.....LOL
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Re: V-led FAIL/Fire

No this wasn't an insurance fraud attempt. LMFAO. I would have took my reps off and returned it to stock first. LOL
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Re: V-led FAIL/Fire

sucks yo. i hope vled can do something bout it cause im using the same bulbs Lol.
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Old 05-17-2010, 10:35 AM
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Re: V-led FAIL/Fire

dayum...I'm not using those exact bulbs but that would suck to lose the Jeep cause of some LED's
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Re: V-led FAIL/Fire

DO NOT TELL THE DEALER YOU HAD LEDS in there.

put the stock bulbs all around before your trip to the dealer
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DO NOT TELL THE DEALER YOU HAD LEDS in there.

put the stock bulbs all around before your trip to the dealer
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Re: V-led FAIL/Fire

and my rear hatch light, it was one I left factory so i didnt get the 'glow'.

well i put in my Kicker Sub. I go riding around BANGIN while I test it out. I come home. open rear hatch. and the lens for that light is on the floor. WTF. Did it thump it right out of the socket? upon closer inspection, the lens has 3 locking tabs, they were all melted. the socket was poopoo too. needless to say, went to dealer. my boy went to parts with new lens and socket and hands them to me. says 'handle it'. so i replaced them. and all this happened with STOCK BULB.

I think the issue is things are rated at 12v. our jeeps send 14.4 to lots of lights. incandescent maybe aint affected IDK.

anyway, Praise Jesus it dint light up!
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Keep it stock my son. I will pray for your jeep lol
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Old 05-17-2010, 01:19 PM
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Re: V-led FAIL/Fire

this makes me want stay stock a lil longer now inside the cabin....

i really dont care all too much about the interior lighting since i seldom use the dome lights or what have yous.

strange but interesting to learn about bro. gl with the stealership bro!
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