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Old 01-07-2013, 05:31 PM   #1
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Exclamation Eagle Eye Tail Light Problem

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So I've had my eagle eye LED tail lights for about a year and a half now and have never encountered a problem with them until recently. It is hard to explain but I will try my best... The problem is that sometimes both tail lights fully work and sometimes one side misfunctions. By this I mean that the Driver side tail lights up on full power and the passenger side will be barely on. And once i press the brake, the passenger side completely goes off. I have asked around and no one can tell me what the issue is or how to fix it. I have heard it may be the transformer or the ground wire but i have no idea what to do with them. My one year insurance on the lights is over so please helppppppppppp!

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Old 01-07-2013, 05:51 PM   #2
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Not sure what "eagle eye" lights are, but That problem is usually caused by a bulb inserted backward or a ground problem.
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Eagle eye is the brand of LEDs. Do you know if there is something I can do with the ground wire?
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Old 01-07-2013, 07:30 PM   #4
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You can't invert the bulb because they are LED's. Mine did something similar earlier this year, it turned out to be a bad resistor or capacitor on the wire harness for the tail-light. I swapped it out with a new one and it's been good ever since.
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Old 01-07-2013, 07:42 PM   #5
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Could be any part of the wiring that went bad or the resistors/capacitors included.

You have a coupe, buy OEM tail lights

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Old 01-07-2013, 07:47 PM   #6
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Thanks for the help guys, I think I'm just going look for a new passenger side light, if not then buy a new set :/
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Could be any part of the wiring that went bad or the resistors/capacitors included.

You have a coupe, buy OEM tail lights
This. I've never had a problem with my OEM tails!
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