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Old 12-30-2011, 02:19 PM   #21
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my EE's i ordered have their own harness and everything so i actually had to take out my sedan taillight fix i did with the grounding wire
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Old 12-30-2011, 02:44 PM   #22
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I must be lucky cause my EEs have been on my car for a year and still work perfectly. I am however getting RCR depos in the next day or two and will put mine up for sale. $60 local
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Old 12-31-2011, 04:10 AM   #23
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Yup that means the lamp is faulty.
You might want to check the connections in side the lamp housing. I have done a DIY on cutting the housing of EE tails, the link is somewhere above. Use that DIY and check the connections. Resolder the wires. Solder joints are the weakest links on EE tails.

Good luck my friend.
I try to blank the brakelight wire and take a cable direct to the lamp. Maybe its a solution. Its like dont get enough charge for lighting harder.
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Old 01-02-2012, 01:53 AM   #24
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Yup that means the lamp is faulty.
You might want to check the connections in side the lamp housing. I have done a DIY on cutting the housing of EE tails, the link is somewhere above. Use that DIY and check the connections. Resolder the wires. Solder joints are the weakest links on EE tails.

Good luck my friend.
I have send an email to EE. They reply and they are going to send me replacement lamps!!! Now I'm wainting.
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Old 01-02-2012, 02:29 AM   #25
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I have send an email to EE. They reply and they are going to send me replacement lamps!!! Now I'm wainting.
Nice I didn't know your lights were under warranty. Good that you didn't have to go through cutting the tail lights.
Happy for you man.


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Old 01-02-2012, 03:15 AM   #26
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Nice I didn't know your lights were under warranty. Good that you didn't have to go through cutting the tail lights.
Happy for you man.


Happy new year

nope,they arent under warranty! Im so happy. theye were very friendly and so on.. so,have
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Old 01-02-2012, 03:17 AM   #27
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You got lucky, I get crap even when I ask something to be replaced under warranty. Happy for you sir.
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Old 01-02-2012, 04:01 AM   #28
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Maybe its why I emailed the motherfirm not the dealer! I wrote directly to taiwan to the industry!
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Old 01-23-2012, 02:35 PM   #29
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Maybe its why I emailed the motherfirm not the dealer! I wrote directly to taiwan to the industry!
how did you do that? my eagle eye leds are messing with me!
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Old 02-13-2012, 09:21 PM   #30
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Alright I guess its time for me to do this trick now.
My drivers turn signal is whacking out on me.
Sometimes the work and sometimes done.
And sometimes the LEDs are too weakly lit.
All the LEDs are working, just the whole turn signal cluster is acting up.

Havent swapped the lights to check, because its intermittent and very cold out there too.

What would you guys suggest? OP?
I guess you had the same issue and used graphite pencil trick, shall I just take the box out and solder the 2 pins?
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Old 02-19-2012, 06:28 PM   #31
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Alright I guess its time for me to do this trick now.
My drivers turn signal is whacking out on me.
Sometimes the work and sometimes done.
And sometimes the LEDs are too weakly lit.
All the LEDs are working, just the whole turn signal cluster is acting up.

Havent swapped the lights to check, because its intermittent and very cold out there too.

What would you guys suggest? OP?
I guess you had the same issue and used graphite pencil trick, shall I just take the box out and solder the 2 pins?

I'd graphite it first. I'm not familiar with how the electronics work - so I'd defer on the soldering idea.
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Old 02-27-2012, 11:13 PM   #32
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ive soldered the 2 pins and that fixed my turn signal but one of my brake light is still out and I know its the wiring because I swapped out the wiring the broken brake light was swapped also any more pins need soldering ? or pencil tricked ?
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Thanks guys, I will try to solder them since they are supposed to be bridged anyway.

Just to confirm are we talking about these two pins?

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this is what I soldered
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I prolly messed it up tho lol so someone pls verify
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Old 02-29-2012, 02:02 AM   #36
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I prolly messed it up tho lol so someone pls verify
by looking at the circuit board, the 2 pins you soldered looks like they are not meant to be connected. But it worked for you

Don't know if I should try that. lol
Will wait for more inputs.
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:47 PM   #37
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by looking at the circuit board, the 2 pins you soldered looks like they are not meant to be connected. But it worked for you

Don't know if I should try that. lol
Will wait for more inputs.
I'm having the same issue and called ddm they claimed never to hear about these issues, but one question I have is what exactly does the graphite do? Act as a solder less connection?
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:56 PM   #38
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I'm having the same issue and called ddm they claimed never to hear about these issues, but one question I have is what exactly does the graphite do? Act as a solder less connection?
To my understanding, graphite pencil does exactly what soldering does but in a reversible way.
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Alright, finally found the fix(at least for mine). Mine are eagle eye tails.

Looks like the solders start to crack(stress cracks may be) and the connections get very fragile.

I had to play around with it a couple of times but finally found the pin that was to be re-soldered.

If anyone has this flickering issue, dim blinkers or blinkers working sometimes only, try this before replacing the little resistor box.

Resistor boxes can be ordered via Bryan@jlevi, so if it doesn't work don't hesitate to order from him. Great guy.

Ok, DIY:
pry open the little black box stated in the above posts.

press(hold) both sides of the board at various places while the blinkers are ON.

If you find a spot where you hold and the lights work properly, note(mark) that spot. That is the area you should be concentrating on.

Check the solder joints on each pin in that area. If you see any cracks or notice anything not touching, remove the old solder(use de-soldering braid) or just solder on the joints again.

I had to solder 3 points to find the one that was the culprit, so don't hesitate to try.
My lights are working perfectly fine, it has almost a month I did this repair and the lights have held up.

If it doesn't work, order a new box.
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Old 06-22-2012, 04:57 PM   #40
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this is what I soldered
Do not solder those two together.
It will turn off the whole light when you press the brakes at night(when you have your tail lights ON).
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