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Disco Disco?
« on: January 10, 2019, 02:12:42 PM »
Bought some 'Error free' LED lights on eBay and they've started to flicker.

It's like a sh*t disco. Is there a fix at all?

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Re: Disco Disco?
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2019, 04:30:23 PM »
Bought some 'Error free' LED lights on eBay and they've started to flicker.

It's like a sh*t disco. Is there a fix at all?


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Re: Disco Disco?
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2019, 05:20:32 PM »
Are these interior lights? I found that there is a right way and wrong way in installing them. May be worth taking out and turning them around.


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Re: Disco Disco?
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2019, 08:40:44 PM »
Hey there

Yeah - they don't work at all if not in the right way round...

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Re: Disco Disco?
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2019, 09:47:46 PM »
Which ones are flickering? I always get a flicker on the footwell ones but the rest are spot on. I've had a quick trawl of my ebay history but they don't seem to be there so I can't help you with the seller of the ones I got. Sorry.

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Re: Disco Disco?
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2019, 09:54:38 PM »
Which ones are flickering? I always get a flicker on the footwell ones but the rest are spot on. I've had a quick trawl of my ebay history but they don't seem to be there so I can't help you with the seller of the ones I got. Sorry.
Yeah it's footwells, and ocassionally the top console

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Re: Disco Disco?
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2019, 05:19:23 PM »
Same for my led footwell. Every time I turn the lights on they flicker for about 5 seconds then there fine

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Re: Disco Disco?
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2019, 06:59:33 PM »
They flicker few seconds because of the car running cold diagnostics when you turn the key.
Either get proper canbus error free ones or you can turn footwell lights diagnostic off on VCDS.

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Re: Disco Disco?
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2019, 02:18:13 PM »
Not sure if mine are 'proper' canbus error free, but they were advertised as so.

Don't fancy buying 20 sets.

So I turned off cold diagnostics with VCDS.