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Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum Discussion, Catera third brake light? in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Hi, The third brake light on my catera only works on one side now. I took it out from the ...
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    retho78 is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
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    Catera third brake light?

    Hi,

    The third brake light on my catera only works on one side now. I took it out from the trunk and wanted to know how to take it apart to fix or replace the LEDs. Has anyone done this before? If so, how do you take it apart to access the LEDs?


    Thanks.

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    Re: Catera third brake light?

    Not sure if it is fixable.

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    Re: Catera third brake light?

    Follow the link and call these guys for info. From what I've heard they are the only ones fixing these LED strips.

    http://www.ledfix.com/
    http://www.ledfix.com/brakelightremoval.html

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    Re: Catera third brake light?

    okay...thanks.

    I'll try something out to fix it.

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    Re: Catera third brake light?

    Well, after I connected the wires to the battery all LEDS lit up...strange. Also, I added a brake light strobe module to the LED strip http://www.superbrightleds.com/searc...ucts/lsc-100a/


    Thanks.

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    Re: Catera third brake light?

    Quote Originally Posted by retho78 View Post
    Well, after I connected the wires to the battery all LEDS lit up...strange. Also, I added a brake light strobe module to the LED strip http://www.superbrightleds.com/searc...ucts/lsc-100a/


    Thanks.
    But when installed on the car, you have some led outage?

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    Re: Catera third brake light?

    Nope, all LEDS are working fine now. Not sure though why half of the LED strip went out few weeks ago.

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    Re: Catera third brake light?

    The car is an electrical nightmare. My sunroof opened when it damn well wanted too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaustein View Post
    The car is an electrical nightmare. My sunroof opened when it damn well wanted too.
    Who cares about your damn sunroof issues especially when the topic Is the third brake light. You really like repeating yourself don't you. Of coarse you wouldn't have a comment regarding the topic of the thread because your know nothing of how to fix anything. Don't think I have read any advice from you to fixing a problem a fellow Cat owner has had other than to run. Man your a waste of space.

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    If you have nothing to say just please do us a favor and shut up. Period

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    Now to the topic at hand. I have some of my leds in the brake light goin out as well. But it seems like just a dirty connection or the wires have been pinched not really sure Because if I hit the brake light lightly with my hand it will come back on, also one time I remember when I closed the trunk they have flickerd. Maybe I should take mine out, clean & inspect and reinstall to see if mine stops going out.

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    Re: Catera third brake light?

    okay, thanks. So far it's working good. This is the only electrical issue I had so far on my Catera.

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    Re: Catera third brake light?

    or the wires have been pinched
    Here's some help. Electrical wires aren't the same as a garden hose!

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