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Old 05-28-2015, 08:10 AM   #1
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Anyone having problems with led awning lights? Ours has broken twice on main awning
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Old 05-28-2015, 09:59 AM   #2
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On my 3rd set. After they fail, and I'm sure they will, I will buy an aftermarket set and attach below awning on wall.
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Old 05-28-2015, 10:12 AM   #3
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Yes, we own a 2014 ST270BH with led awning lights that have frequently failed us. The fuse keeps blowing at the switch. Mine is currently on it's last warranty fix at the dealer. They have attempted to fix it twice now and refuse to replace the led light strip on the awning. I troubleshot it with a multi meter and found a short at the connection to the lcd strip itself which would mean the strip needs replacing. That would explain the fuse blowing all the time.
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Old 05-28-2015, 12:43 PM   #4
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Yeah, the LED lights were a great idea that doesn't really hold up in the wild. If I had the time I'd make a standard adapter for the cheap LED strips they sell online to just plug and play into the connector LSI put on the awning..I'd make a mint.

LSI sells the OEM replacement strip for around $70 online. The cheap strip on Amazon is 12 bucks.
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Old 05-28-2015, 04:11 PM   #5
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My current rig has the LED's factory installed, and on a previous camper I added them on myself. They look great and I am sure they are used and enjoyed by many of those that have them, but for all the time I had them on my camper I used them maybe once or twice. I do love sitting outside in the evenings for a little while, but as long as there is enough light to find my favorite grain based beverage - it's all good.
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Old 05-29-2015, 08:05 AM   #6
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Second set starting to go bad as I type....
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Old 05-29-2015, 08:33 AM   #7
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I have the $20 RGBW Amazon strip with color changing chillout mode, rave mode, and full blown seizure induction mode. It's been held up for a year now with mounting tape along the length and a zip tie on either end.
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Old 05-29-2015, 08:30 PM   #8
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Got our 2015 32RL last June and we have 2 awning with the leds and they worked when i put the trailer up for the winter last year, when we De-winterized i found the main one had 8 lights out and the outside
kitchen one was still good and the microwave was out also the dealer
is waiting on my parts to get it fixed.
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Old 05-30-2015, 06:48 AM   #9
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Response I got from my salesman is "The whole RV industry is having problems with these light and he will note it." Not much of a fix!
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Old 05-30-2015, 11:12 AM   #10
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They are notorious for going out!
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