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View Poll Results: Have you had problems with your EE LED tail lights?
Yes 27 47.37%
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Old 03-22-2010, 07:36 PM   #1
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Have you had problems with your EE LED tail lights? - please vote

I am trying to collect some data on the failures of these tail lights. Anything from burnt out LEDs to wiring and LCM issues.

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Old 03-22-2010, 08:21 PM   #2
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Yes, I've had issues. They flicker in the cold and the fit on them is atrocious. I do not understand why manufacturers can't make products that fit like OEM. Sure, they look pretty decent (from a distance) but the fitment gaps are horrible. And the wiring/interior trunk panels were disappointing as well.
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Old 03-22-2010, 08:24 PM   #3
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a strip on my lights burnt out...also disappointed with the fitment
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Old 03-22-2010, 08:25 PM   #4
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Fitment was the biggest issue for me. They're just as bad as DEPO products.
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Old 03-23-2010, 12:03 AM   #5
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I was bothered by a bulb out warning in cold weather, I thought it was the EEs but it was due to a battery that needed to be replaced. So no problems with the EEs, just needed to sand a plastic piece down on install.
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Old 03-23-2010, 12:09 AM   #6
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strip of lights went out!!
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Old 03-23-2010, 01:12 AM   #7
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random lights went out. Also, one is a little slower then the other on lighting up
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Old 03-23-2010, 02:11 PM   #8
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I've only had mine for about a month but they're good so far. Fitment wasn't an issue for me, everything fit quite well. The only thing I didn't like was that the top screw with the white clip can easily be tightened down onto the circuit board to the point of breaking it. I had to be real careful when doing it so as to line it up properly to not make contact with the circuit board.
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Old 03-23-2010, 09:38 PM   #9
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for some reason when i step on the brakes when i start up the car, i get tail light out warnings on my dash, then when i turn on my headlights the warning lights go away. If i start up the car and not put my foot on the brake then i do not seem to get the warning lights. its weird.
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Old 03-24-2010, 12:29 AM   #10
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my passenger side went out completely
i removed them
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Old 03-24-2010, 07:52 PM   #11
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Looking to get at least 50 responses to the poll..
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Old 03-27-2010, 12:33 AM   #12
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Went w/ OEM because I didn't want to F with them / have a ghetto looking car.
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Old 03-28-2010, 09:53 AM   #13
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Old 03-30-2010, 10:49 AM   #14
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On my third set...each time I have had 5-7 led's go out...Khoalty has been great but shipping them out every time (at $30 a pop) has cost me near what I paid for the tails originally in warranty work...

It's bullshit
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Old 03-30-2010, 06:27 PM   #15
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Need to get this moved to the General forum for more views...
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Old 03-30-2010, 07:41 PM   #16
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I've only had mine for about a month but they're good so far. Fitment wasn't an issue for me, everything fit quite well. The only thing I didn't like was that the top screw with the white clip can easily be tightened down onto the circuit board to the point of breaking it. I had to be real careful when doing it so as to line it up properly to not make contact with the circuit board.
We called the manufacturer on that same issue -they said break the two fangs off(I thought that was cheesy) and that they are redesigning the white piece. mine however are in and I feel that the gaps are too big and the trunk light panels are cheap and fit like crap. But they sure look awesome!
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:10 AM   #17
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We called the manufacturer on that same issue -they said break the two fangs off(I thought that was cheesy) and that they are redesigning the white piece. mine however are in and I feel that the gaps are too big and the trunk light panels are cheap and fit like crap. But they sure look awesome!
Yeah I forgot I did have to use my Dremmel to get the passenger side trunk light to "clip in", as the slot was off just ever so slightly, but I've done so much aftermarket stuff to cars that a little "shaving" seems normal to me now

What gaps are to talking about?
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Old 03-31-2010, 12:34 PM   #18
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Yes, the driver side blinker went out and came back after a few days. Almost every time i turn the car on i get a bulb out warning but no bulb out.
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Old 03-31-2010, 12:43 PM   #19
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Who is the manufacturer? Also I've had mine for over a year and no probelms at all and the fitment looks just fine. The only problem I had was getting one the the trunk lights to get in correctly, but is was an easy fix
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Who is the manufacturer? Also I've had mine for over a year and no probelms at all and the fitment looks just fine. The only problem I had was getting one the the trunk lights to get in correctly, but is was an easy fix
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