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I recently found out that 4 led's on my spoiler went out. I am wondering if anyone knows why only 4 went out. Is this a common thing? I would like to replace just the 4 rather than spend the money for a whole new light bar. Thank you
 

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Why 4? Because when LEDs are wired together they are usually wired in series of 3 or 4 LEDs followed by a resistor. So if one of the LEDs burn out then the rest of the ones in the series will follow suit. If you get a set of LED strips it's one of the things you can try and see.

EDIT: Also this means that you will have to replace the whole LED bar, unless you have enough experience with LEDs to where you can solder in some new ones to replace the (possibly one or two) that actually burnt out.
 
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