LED brake light on 1992 Cadillac Seville STS

Only one half of my LED brake light (the long led strip on the trunk) works. How do I fix this?

by in Antioch, TN on November 19, 2009
2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by on December 03, 2009
Those lights usually failed in thirds. There is a way to cut the back of the light open and re-solder the connections between the LED segments bit it could be tricky for a do-it-yourselfer. Your best bet may be to just replace the light assembly.
COMMENT by on January 29, 2011
expensive to REPLACE!!! YIKES for these parts
COMMENT by on July 27, 2011
That is very funny, better to replace? New, that strip cost 750.00, used if you can find it, is 150.00 We just bought that strip, only to find out it wasn't the light strip itself, it was the balister. Better off taking the strip out and use as a reflector. If none work, no one notices. If only a few work, it is noticeable. We live in Virginia, have to have state inspection each year, and they want all or none of those lights to work in order to pass? Goodbye worthless lights! By the way, if anyone needs that strip, we have one for sale. Just reply here.
ANSWER by on July 27, 2011
That is very funny, better to replace? New, that strip cost 750.00, used if you can find it, is 150.00 We just bought that strip, only to find out it wasn't the light strip itself, it was the balister. Better off taking the strip out and use as a reflector. If none work, no one notices. If only a few work, it is noticeable. We live in Virginia, have to have state inspection each year, and they want all or none of those lights to work in order to pass? Goodbye worthless lights! By the way, if anyone needs that strip, we have one for sale. Just reply here.