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Old 10-08-2021, 02:05 PM   #1
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Sunset Trail Reserve Cap Lights - both led rope and lights and awning

I would like to replace the lights on the front of my 2015 30RE Sunset Trail Reserve and the awning LED Strip

There are 2 different lights on the front. The horizontal LED about 3 ft long and (Qty 2 - forward pointing lights)

Horizontal LED - I have read a couple post about these on the site but the links to the replacement don't work. Anyone have a good replacement product they have used?

The 2 lights near the bottom and pointing forward - does anyone know the model of these lights. (I don't have access to my trailer for a week) but would like to order them ASAP.

The awning LED strip - Anyone have a link to a good replacement?

Thanks for anyone's help.

Minnesota Mark

FYI - I am new to this site this week and do appreciate all the helpful information already available. As a new member, I am doing my part to add to the knowledge base and have already posted my knowledge concerning the location of hidden fuses.
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Old 10-10-2021, 09:11 AM   #2
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If the awning LED's are mounted in the awning tube don't bother replacing them, instead find LED's you can mount just underneath the awning where it is attached to the camper...They seem to last much longer...As far as the LED's on the cap the best advise I can give you is don't bother at all because you will be replacing them constantly...Sorry to be so negative but the RV led's have not proven to be very reliable as far as I am concerned...Other members could have opposing point of view on this subject I would love to hear their views...No matter how informed a person might be you can always learn something new...
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Old 10-12-2021, 03:56 PM   #3
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I have replaced all the exterior lights on my camper with LEDs, and also the blue front cap light strip. I have also replaced the awning light strip.
The trick to the successful change of the cap and awning strip lights is, do NOT use the ones sold by the dealer as replacements, they are expensive garbage.
I found all my lights online, the majority at superbrightleds.com.
They are all 12 volts, so easy to match up with universal replacements. There are many options.
I even made my awning lights multi-colored, multi-function, remote controlled.
A little research on the site, you'll find what you like.
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Old 10-12-2021, 07:32 PM   #4
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I have replaced all the exterior lights on my camper with LEDs, and also the blue front cap light strip. I have also replaced the awning light strip.

The trick to the successful change of the cap and awning strip lights is, do NOT use the ones sold by the dealer as replacements, they are expensive garbage.

I found all my lights online, the majority at superbrightleds.com.

They are all 12 volts, so easy to match up with universal replacements. There are many options.

I even made my awning lights multi-colored, multi-function, remote controlled.

A little research on the site, you'll find what you like.
So.. I know the strips have adhesive on the back. How did you remove them and seal them back up? Just the usual RV sealant?
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Old 10-14-2021, 07:08 PM   #5
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So.. I know the strips have adhesive on the back. How did you remove them and seal them back up? Just the usual RV sealant?
The 'waterproof' LED strips have a good adhesive on the back, I sealed the ends with ProFlex RV sealant.
I used alcohol to clean up any residue after removal. Most of it just peeled off.
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Old 10-15-2021, 10:55 AM   #6
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The 'waterproof' LED strips have a good adhesive on the back, I sealed the ends with ProFlex RV sealant.
I used alcohol to clean up any residue after removal. Most of it just peeled off.
Thank you. Mine are pretty sunburnt.. one light not working and was thinking about replacing them too.

What does everyone use those lights for? Don't want to look like a dork at the local CG.. seems though like they are intended for use at the campground.
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Personally, I don't use my lights very much at all. Mostly because I am outdoors to enjoy the natural starlight and campfire, and feel that any lights are light pollution. I don't think my awning lights have been on since testing them last spring. Just my opinion.
That said, I rarely camp in a campgrounds any more, I have my own land.
When I do camp with others, I pretty much just do what they do. Most people turn on their awning lights to come and go from their camper at night. We don't ever sit near our camper, except if it's raining.
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I just purchased these for the "eyebrow" lights in front of camper/
Has 3m tape on the back and I will seal the wire hole with some caulk.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JMGGQGY...t_details&th=1
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