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Old 09-12-2014, 01:05 PM   #1
PropWashThePegasus
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Default LED Lighting Issue

I bought a bunch of LEDs for my 2014 Impreza and have run into a strange sort of issue I can't seem to figure out.

I was putting in the backup lights and when I tested them, the right LED wasn't illuminating. I checked to make sure I didn't damage the wires or the bulb, blow the fuse, or put it wrong. Again I tested it and the light still wasn't working.

I swapped the lights to see if it was a problem with the bulb or with the harness but when I swapped the lights, the same bulb still wasn't illuminating but the other one was so to me it doesn't seem like the harness is damaged.

I swapped the broken bulb with the trunk light since both bulbs are the same and when I switched the trunk light on, the bulb illuminated.

Both LED bulbs I purchased are the exact same bulb, and have the same output power. Does anyone know what could be causing this problem?
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Old 09-12-2014, 01:36 PM   #2
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LED's are polarized, turn the LED 180 degrees if it doesn't light.
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