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LED replacements for Tundra rear brake lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by abear, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. Feb 26, 2017 at 5:49 PM
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    abear

    abear [OP] Abear

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    I'm just wondering if anyone else is having this problem... I replaced my rear brake lights with Sylvania ZEVO 3157RLED bulbs. The LED bulb only functions in single mode, either the running light or brake light. I can't get both to work, anyone else experienced this problem?

    2017 Tundra, 1794 Ed.

    I've tried reinstalling the bulbs, switching polarity, this only switches which function I get. In one position I get only running light, in the other position, I only get brake light.

    Any help is appreciated.

    thanks,
    Abear
     
  2. Feb 26, 2017 at 6:08 PM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73

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    I did...Yeah they don't work took back got money back from autozone I have a 2014 SR5 I emailed sylvania they sent me another led bulb nother type of 3157 that works
     
  3. Feb 26, 2017 at 6:10 PM
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    Screenshot_2017-02-26-20-09-16.jpg
    These work also come in red
     
  4. Feb 26, 2017 at 6:11 PM
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    But think I'm gonna go OEM direct replacement VLEDS
     
  5. Feb 26, 2017 at 6:19 PM
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    Can I see some night shots
     
  6. Feb 26, 2017 at 6:26 PM
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    No worries when ya have time p.m. me what do u have jus tails or turns too? I wana get turns 921 high mount 921 and 3157 all reds can u do reg on then brake on thanks much appreciated
     
  7. Feb 26, 2017 at 6:32 PM
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    BlueBottle

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    You need CK bulbs I believe. Are those you bought CK?
    I'm running the VLED tritons and they are a CK
     
  8. Feb 26, 2017 at 6:37 PM
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    Is the led bulb white or red? I wana do all reds
     
  9. Feb 26, 2017 at 6:51 PM
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    Thanks Boss Man...Gonna place order next few days turns brakes n high stop
     
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    I use VLEDs for my LED needs. Have you checked them ?
     
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  11. Feb 26, 2017 at 8:06 PM
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    abear

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    Thanks for the response... I think you nailed it, the led bulbs I purchased do not appear to be CK. I didn't know there was a difference to be honest. Thanks for the help, I plan to purchase CK bulbs, I'm sure this will fix my problem...

    thanks,
    Abear....
     
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  12. Feb 26, 2017 at 8:16 PM
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    vLEDs triton are great if you can afford the coin. One of the few led bulbs I have seen that are actually brighter than their holegen counterpart.
     
  13. Feb 27, 2017 at 8:37 AM
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    The CK types are the switchbacks. The standard glass bulbs have 2 filaments that have a high and low functionality and the LED's need to have the same functionality if not they will not function. I learned this when switching out my front turn lights, and the need of the resistors to prevent hyper flash.
     
  14. Mar 1, 2017 at 2:47 PM
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    I just received my replacement CK leds from sylvania. I sent them an email on Sunday, they replied on Monday that my replacement leds were being sent out. Amazing customer service, no hassle, wanted no payment and nothing for shipment. I received them today and just finished installing them, they work perfectly... thanks for the advice.

    abear
     
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  15. Mar 1, 2017 at 2:52 PM
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    This is incorrect information. CK does not stand for switchbacks. I have CK brake lamp bulbs for my rear and they are not switchbacks.

    Now there are CK bulbs that are switchbacks. That's is where you may be confused.
     
  16. Mar 4, 2017 at 4:17 PM
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    You right, switchbacks are for the turn signals/DRL. Brake lights are different, but still a ck type.
     
  17. Mar 4, 2017 at 6:00 PM
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    BlueBottle

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    Not all the brake lights are CK's. The high mount on the cab is not CK, it is a 921

    I'll just leave this here
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  18. Nov 5, 2020 at 7:01 PM
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    I wax about to pull the trigger on Silvania Zevo 3157 Red LEDs, but now found this thread which point me that Rear Brake lights are 3157-CK.


    What Silvania did sent to you? I can't find Silvania Zevo 3157-CK anywhere...
     

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