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Old 03-30-2023, 01:35 AM   #1
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Interior lighting

Well my last travel trailer was a Keystone and it wasnít anywhere near this DRV except for one thing the lights. I owned that trailer for 5 years and never replaced the first light. Now I feel like Iím in a bar with all the flashing lights. Has anyone found a good replacement light that matches and will last. Iíve had this thing since Christmas of 21. They replaced 3 lights under warranty and I have 2 more starting to flash not to mention one of the big lights over the kitchen island that went out.

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Old 03-30-2023, 01:08 PM   #2
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I have a 2018 , bought fall 17, just started losing lights in bathroom so far. Still using the original command electronic lights. Will watch thread to see other ideas.
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Old 03-30-2023, 03:55 PM   #3
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You will probably get a few ideas. Some us, not me unfortunately weíre given a BUNCH of ďfreeĒ replacements from Command. I ordered a pack of 6 from Command Electronics a year ago when I experienced flashing lights like you. I just replaced the last of my order! I placed an order with M4 LED out of California recently. Some on FB are saying theyíre better than the CE lights and last longer. Weíll see, as of now I donít have any flashing lights but am confident I will be using the M4ís in the future.

Good luck with your search, I hope I made the right move.

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Old 04-02-2023, 03:48 AM   #4
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Interior lighting

I can not stand having the lights flickering, drives me crazy. While my DRV was still under warranty, I had five of the Command Electronics 3Ē LED lights flickering. I contacted DRV and the sent me five new ones. Three months went by and I had more lights flickering and a couple that were not lighting up at all. I asked for nine more and they shipped them to me. As time went on and the warranty expired, more lights kept failing. I finally realized that the 3Ē Command Electronics lights are junk. I was replacing junky failed lights with junky new lights. Part of the problem with the Command Electronics lights is that they have plastic housings and the circuit board has poor heat dissipation. Whenever any of the lights would flicker, even for a short time, we would put a sticky note right on the light and keep an eye on it. My experience has been that once they flicker, even if itís just for a few seconds, it will keep getting worse.

The lights listed below from Amazon are what I put in now whenever the Command Electronics lights fail. So far I have not had any of the Amazon lights fail.

I like these Facon lights a lot. They work well, have metal housings and the screw holes are the same as the originals. You can install them without the screws, they have spring clips that hold the lights to the ceiling. I prefer to remove these clips and mount them with the original screws because the spring clips are so strong that getting a light back out with those clips on there is difficult. Just use a pair of pliers to rip the clips off. These lights will work great for all of your ceiling lights but the housing is too deep to be mounted under the cabinets or in the slide out ceilings.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B06XR...b_b_asin_title

These Kicored lights are thin profile and will work for under cabinet and slide out ceilings. Also have metal housings. The build quality isnít as good as the Facon but so far I havenít had any of these fail and they are usually cheaper.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07TN...b_b_asin_title

Iím also going to check out the M4 light mentioned above.
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Old 04-02-2023, 08:57 PM   #5
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I like these Facon lights a lot. They work well, have metal housings and the screw holes are the same as the originals. You can install them without the screws, they have spring clips that hold the lights to the ceiling. I prefer to remove these clips and mount them with the original screws because the spring clips are so strong that getting a light back out with those clips on there is difficult. Just use a pair of pliers to rip the clips off. These lights will work great for all of your ceiling lights but the housing is too deep to be mounted under the cabinets or in the slide out ceilings.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B06XR...b_b_asin_title

These Kicored lights are thin profile and will work for under cabinet and slide out ceilings. Also have metal housings. The build quality isnít as good as the Facon but so far I havenít had any of these fail and they are usually cheaper.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07TN...b_b_asin_title

Iím also going to check out the M4 light mentioned above.
What temperature did you order?
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Old 04-06-2023, 01:56 AM   #6
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I ordered the warm white six packs and have used them everywhere. Iím not sure if the warm or the cool would match the originals better.
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Old 05-27-2023, 03:01 PM   #7
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Thanks for the links and information Skywrench!
I got my 2020 JX390 January 2023 and so far, Iíve replaced 9 lights and have 3 more flickering. Havenít had any of the new Command Electronics fail yet, but the way it sounds, itís just a matter of time. Wonít order any more from CE.
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