[DML] Re: Left directional woes
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[DML] Re: Left directional woes



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "John Slupski" <slupa@...> wrote:
> I cannot seem to find a way to get my left rear directional bulb to 
> stay in the socket.  I'm now on my third citcuit board (a "new one" 
> from DMC). It works fine for a time but after a while I get the fast 
> blink again.  The bulb is fine and I don't really want to get another 
> circuit board.  I have tried pushing the connector on the board up and 
> down with a pencil eraser and I have tried squeezing the clamps around 
> the bulb a bit but performance is still intermittent.  Any thoughts?

Are you sure it's thesocket that's the problem?

If you've allready replaced the boards twice I'd be inclined
to suspect the contacts in the plug on the edge of the board.

Did you try swapping the boards between the left and right taillamp?
They're basically the same, just positioned "upsidedown" between the 
two sides, so even the function / orientation of the bulbs is the same.

If the problem moves to the right you know the problem is in the board,
if it doesn't you have to check the plug and/or wiring to the lights.

Good luck,

JAN van de Wouw
The Netherlands
former owner #05141



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