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Old 08-09-2004, 09:42 PM
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Replacing Sealed Bulbs

Brand new Boat and trailer and I already have a rear running light out. So how do you get to the bulb?? All I noticed was a small phillips screw that was in the trailer frame under the tail light assembly. As luck would have it, the screw won't back out! Before I place something between the screw and the trailer to force it out I thought I'd ask if there is something I'm overlooking.
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Old 08-09-2004, 09:56 PM
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You replace the entire housing...not just the bulb. The housing should pop out of the rubber housing gasket (tail lights) or out of the black plastic mounting bracket (running lights). At least that's how it is on my boat, but it's not new.
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Old 08-09-2004, 09:59 PM
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You replace the entire housing...not just the bulb. The housing should pop out of the rubber housing gasket (tail lights) or out of the black plastic mounting bracket (running lights). At least that's how it is on my boat, but it's not new.
Well if that's the case I think I just might have to give the dealer a call tomorrow! Jeez......The boat only has 20 hours on it. On second thought I think I'll chech the wiring harness first
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Old 08-10-2004, 11:15 AM
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If it's the turn signal or brake light, if they haven't changed in 11 years, they're made by Anderson and available at Walmart and other stores for around $13.
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Old 08-10-2004, 11:21 AM
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I just bought LED light to replace all of mine when I complete my refurbish project. The LED's do not get thermal shock, are brighter and last a long long time.
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Old 08-10-2004, 11:23 AM
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Dan, how much and what's the source?
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Old 08-10-2004, 11:56 AM
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If it's the turn signal or brake light, if they haven't changed in 11 years, they're made by Anderson and available at Walmart and other stores for around $13.
I love a Happy ending......went to the dealership and they gave me a new unit!
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Old 08-10-2004, 01:14 PM
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BriEOD,
I wnet on ebay and sent each of the sellers an email asking them to put together a package that included all the lights, connectors and harness that I needed. The best and most responsive seller was Mike in Oregon 503-759-3030. For a flat 100 he supplied everything I needed including the rivets and rubber grommets. I was satisfied, I will let you know in a few weeks how I like the lights. Must sandblast and paint before I install them.
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Old 08-10-2004, 01:21 PM
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Dan please do.
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Old 08-10-2004, 01:48 PM
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Dan: was that $100 for:
4 tail lights
2 red side markers
2 yellow side markers
4 red markers for the cross memeber light bar?

If so, it's a hell of a deal!
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