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Jonners
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Sun Visor Lights

Post by Jonners » Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:23 pm

Hi

I ordered a full set of interior LED Bulbs for my K

I've managed to change the Dome Bulbs and Trunk Bulb. However I'm struggling with the Sun Visors. Is there a tutorial to assist me please? I just can't access with the Pry Tool.

Also I've noticed in the Trunk there is only one unit on the right side, but a blank hole on the left. I'd like a left also, how do I go about this?

Many thanks

Jonners
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Re: Sun Visor Lights

Post by Jonners » Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:37 pm

I've managed to do the Sun Visor Lights after having another go.

Now need to just somehow wire in another Trunk Light...

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Re: Sun Visor Lights

Post by huey45 » Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:13 pm

You can buy another Trunk light from VX Dealers, Bout £15 and Just run wires to other side, just make sure Positive goes to Postive, and Negative to Negative on New Lamp

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Re: Sun Visor Lights

Post by astraowner » Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:58 am

huey45 wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:13 pm
You can buy another Trunk light from VX Dealers, Bout £15 and Just run wires to other side, just make sure Positive goes to Postive, and Negative to Negative on New Lamp
How is that relevant on a bulb ? Normally there is no positive and negative on a bulb....I know a bare LED has a positive and a negative pin, but there is usually a small diode bridge of normal diodes inside the socket of the LED bulb to make it so that it does not matter what way round you put the bulb in.
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Re: Sun Visor Lights

Post by Vayerr » Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:38 am

astraowner wrote:
Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:58 am
huey45 wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:13 pm
You can buy another Trunk light from VX Dealers, Bout £15 and Just run wires to other side, just make sure Positive goes to Postive, and Negative to Negative on New Lamp
How is that relevant on a bulb ? Normally there is no positive and negative on a bulb....I know a bare LED has a positive and a negative pin, but there is usually a small diode bridge of normal diodes inside the socket of the LED bulb to make it so that it does not matter what way round you put the bulb in.
What do you mean how is it relevant? Positive goes to positive, negative goes to negative. That's basic ABC of working with electricity, unelss you want it to short out... If he wants to add another light in the boot and connects it any other way it'll likely go up with smoke.
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Re: Sun Visor Lights

Post by astraowner » Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:54 pm

Vayerr wrote:
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:38 am
astraowner wrote:
Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:58 am
huey45 wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:13 pm
You can buy another Trunk light from VX Dealers, Bout £15 and Just run wires to other side, just make sure Positive goes to Postive, and Negative to Negative on New Lamp
How is that relevant on a bulb ? Normally there is no positive and negative on a bulb....I know a bare LED has a positive and a negative pin, but there is usually a small diode bridge of normal diodes inside the socket of the LED bulb to make it so that it does not matter what way round you put the bulb in.
What do you mean how is it relevant? Positive goes to positive, negative goes to negative. That's basic ABC of working with electricity, unelss you want it to short out... If he wants to add another light in the boot and connects it any other way it'll likely go up with smoke.
How is a bulb going to go up in smoke if you put the wires on "the wrong way round" ?

usully a bulb does not have a positive and a negative terminal.

The filament in a bulb is indifferent to the direction of flow of electrons, and LED bulbs have a diode bridge to achieve the same effect.
2016 Astra K 110HP, Opel Eye camera, front and rear parking sensors, dual zone climate control and heated front seats, sight and light pack.

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