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Old 09-15-2016, 02:06 AM   #1
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Four Winds 23U Tail Light Bulb

Anyone know what bulb is used for the tail lights on 2015 Four Winds 23U? Thanks.
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Old 09-15-2016, 03:39 PM   #2
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don't know for sure, but it's probably the same fixtures as mine....
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Old 09-15-2016, 03:44 PM   #3
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if they are like mine....
when you open it up, go ahead and pull that black part away too, and give it a good look.
There's raw wood behind there and any leak through the foam gasket will cause rot.
They ended up replacing the entire back wall of my coach under warranty.
Then of course the things leaked again but I caught it. Resealed the fixtures with butyl tape and I have been keeping an eye on it....
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Old 09-15-2016, 04:14 PM   #4
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I took my lights off and saw the rotting wood from leaking. I Flex Sealed the inside then resealed the gasket then put a bead of butyl around the lens. I actually would like to replace with LEDs but so far cant find a replacement. You also have to take the whole unit off to change the bulb which doesn't make sense to me.
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Old 09-15-2016, 05:02 PM   #5
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You can see details of the "Flex-Seal solution" in this thread:
Busy day with the Axis

I had read about many issues with the taillights so I decided to tackle it before the rot started.
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Old 09-15-2016, 05:14 PM   #6
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I took my lights off and saw the rotting wood from leaking. I Flex Sealed the inside then resealed the gasket then put a bead of butyl around the lens. I actually would like to replace with LEDs but so far cant find a replacement. You also have to take the whole unit off to change the bulb which doesn't make sense to me.
There was a member here, FW28Z I think, that did find an LED fixture. Required a little routing to reshape the hole as I remember it, but the fixtures did look to be a better design. He made a really detailed post about the modifcation. Sure you can find it if you search.

Also, Command Electronics, the makers of this junk we have, makes an led version of the same fixture. No doubt you could retrofit it.
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Old 09-15-2016, 06:09 PM   #7
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There was a member here, FW28Z I think, that did find an LED fixture. Required a little routing to reshape the hole as I remember it, but the fixtures did look to be a better design. He made a really detailed post about the modifcation. Sure you can find it if you search.

Also, Command Electronics, the makers of this junk we have, makes an led version of the same fixture. No doubt you could retrofit it.
Blw2, you're right about it being FW28Z who did that. Here's the link to it:

Upgrading the Leaking Tail Lights - the Saga Continues.
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