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Old 02-17-2018, 12:43 PM   #1
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So I bought a used 318RE and it has a LED light on the front cap but I cant find a switch to turn it on. Can anybody help enlighten me. (Pun intended)
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Old 02-17-2018, 12:51 PM   #2
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So I bought a used 318RE and it has a LED light on the front cap but I cant find a switch to turn it on. Can anybody help enlighten me. (Pun intended)
On my 3820FK the switch is in the cabinet in the hallway. It's not labeled had someone go outside and watch while I started flipping switches.
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Old 02-17-2018, 01:11 PM   #3
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Yeah, I flipped every switch I could find but still no light. I bench tested the light and it works so I know there has to be a switch somewhere.
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Old 02-18-2018, 11:08 AM   #4
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Do you have a remote if you do it may be on it.
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Old 02-18-2018, 12:12 PM   #5
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Thanks for the reply Dan. I do not have a remote for the outside lighting.
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Old 02-18-2018, 12:26 PM   #6
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If you mean the light above the hitch, it comes on when the door side scare light is on.
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Old 02-18-2018, 12:30 PM   #7
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I'll go outside and check it out. Thanks.
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Old 02-18-2018, 12:32 PM   #8
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If you mean the light above the hitch, it comes on when the door side scare light is on.
Yes this ^^^^^^
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Old 02-18-2018, 01:07 PM   #9
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Turned on the scare lights and still power to the light. Next step is to remove the scare light and check the wiring.
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Old 02-19-2018, 10:21 AM   #10
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Mine went out at just over a year, the power connection on the strip lites were corroded, had to replace the strip lites
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Old 02-19-2018, 10:29 AM   #11
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The OP is talking about the small round light just above the pin box. That light is on the same circuit as large round clear light (scare light) on the door or passenger side of the rig.
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Old 02-26-2018, 03:36 PM   #12
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Thanks for all the folks that responded to my query. I traced the wiring from the switch and found that the previous owners/repair persons had cut and taped the wire. All is well now. Thanks again for the help.
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Old 02-26-2018, 05:06 PM   #13
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Glad you got it fixed!
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Old 02-26-2018, 07:51 PM   #14
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One side of my cap lights only lights about half the LEDs and it is a brand new camper! Not sure what is up with that.....
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Old 02-26-2018, 08:12 PM   #15
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Not sure the reasoning Montana used to install these lights - have never turned them on.
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Old 02-27-2018, 08:41 AM   #16
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Typically if some of the LEDs are lit and some aren't, that means that the light assembly is bad.
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