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So my friend followed me yesterday, and told me that i have 2 leds out in my center tail light and that its flickering, i had him hold the brake and it is,
im ok with the leds being out, but the flickering could be annoying.
anyone know if theres a fix for this? do i have to relplace the entire bar? or will replacing the bulbs work, can i even replace the bulbs?
 

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the left tail light was out as well, perhaps its something to do with the circuit maybe?
 

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Sounds like two different problems..
The center brake light is probably LEDs and not lamps and are probably soldered in place and sealed from behind (not repairable)... The left tail light is probably just a bad lamp.
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Yeah i know the bulb went bad in the left tail light.I know GM, cars will send a pulse to verify the headlights on and keep sending it if it cant, i thought maybe something similar was happending here. Since it works for now, im going to fix the left light wait for it to fail then buy a new one.

Anyone know where i can get one cheap, ebay starts at 100$ for a deomestically shipped one.
 

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Yeah i know the bulb went bad in the left tail light.I know GM, cars will send a pulse to verify the headlights on and keep sending it if it cant, i thought maybe something similar was happending here. Since it works for now, im going to fix the left light wait for it to fail then buy a new one.

Anyone know where i can get one cheap, ebay starts at 100$ for a deomestically shipped one.
I can get you a good deal on a 3rd brake light. I will need the last 8 of your vin # or at least what year Sportage you have. You in the USA?
 

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I can get you a good deal on a 3rd brake light. I will need the last 8 of your vin # or at least what year Sportage you have. You in the USA?
Its a 2006 and yes i am in the US, its not flickering anymore but bulbs are still out. best price i saw was 100
 
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