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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-14-2005, 08:08 AM Thread Starter
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I installed two 6-LED bulbs into my parking lights last summer. One died yesterday. I'm a little peeved that it didn't even last a year. Before it died, it was flashing like crazy, almost like a strobe light. Is it normal that LEDs die that way? I was worried that I was going to get pulled over by the cops. I only noticed it a few hours before the bulb died but I wonder how long it was doing that before I noticed. Keep your eyes open just in case yours decides to do the same. You don't want the cops paying extra attention to your HIDs.
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Yes, the first sign that the LED is dying is to flicker. Some of my interior LEDs did that several months ago so I had to replaced them.

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I've went thru 4 led's in my parking lights already. The heat isn't good for them I guess.

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