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    TunixComplex is offline Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
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    Re: LED 3rd Brake Light Question

    Oh so the balast is actually located in the housing with the tubes?

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    Re: LED 3rd Brake Light Question

    Quote Originally Posted by TunixComplex View Post
    Oh so the balast is actually located in the housing with the tubes?
    Yes, there are two tubes in the housing. One lights up the left side and the other lights the right side. The ballast is located on that rectangular area you see at the bottom of the housing. I just completely cleared the housing seeing as how I was never going to use that stuff again.

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    arw1510 is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
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    Quote Originally Posted by CtsLAC

    I hate to admit it but no. Was late at night when I tested and was bymyself. I thought it would turn on with my other lights cause they all turned on. I actually tried it right before I got back on here to check the comments and it worked =P. Just got the housing put back togethet and waiting for it to dry. Gonna assemble it back into the car here within the hour
    Haha. Life is better when you laugh at yourself. When I had to replace mine, I took the snow brush, pushing the brake pedal down with it, and them moved the seat forward enough to where it held the pedal down while I walked around back

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