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Old 04-21-2014, 04:10 AM   #1
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Ceiling Light Bulbs?

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I'm looking to replace some bulbs in a 1998 Dutchmen Lite 26B2L Classic we just got. They are marked only "12V2/CP". Definitely not interested in paying a local dealer markup.

I can find bulbs that look *like* them, but not quite the same. "194" or "921" for example.

The biggest difference I see is that in the bulb I removed for comparison, the wire contact protruding from the base is wrapped up the side on the right, but in all the bulbs I can find online it's wrapped up on the left.

Here's a couple photos of the bulb I removed. Any advice is welcome.
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Old 04-21-2014, 02:11 PM   #2
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The lamps aren't polarized, they don't care which side the wire is on, just stuff it in the fixture and you'll see the light.
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Old 04-25-2014, 12:49 AM   #3
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Puck Lights - Rubicon 2100

Since this thread is about the ceiling lights, I'll put this here rather than start a new one. I've read several questions about changing the bulbs in the puck lights, and seen some sources for changing them over from halogen to LED.

This is what I found out today (I had four out). The lights are held in with spring loaded "wings". The glass lens screws off to access the bulb (item # 819, 12 volt, 10 watt, 0.83 amps). The replacement halogen bulb is # JC10 at Camping World for around $3.50.

Camping World also has an LED replacement bulb # 52611 (which says right on the package that it replaces the G4/JC10 bulb) for about $16 with a 5 year warranty. I spoke with service, and it is a direct replacement, just swap out bulbs, no need to replace fixtures or make any electrical modifications.

I did not swap out for the LEDs at this time, as three lights in a series went out at the same time and I wanted to make sure I didn't have an electrical problem before investing in the LED bulbs. I was told they found "several bad bulbs", but I was only charged for two bulbs for the total of six lights I had out. I also had a ceiling light that was out for a while come back on of its own accord, so we'll what happens down the road.
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Old 04-25-2014, 02:15 AM   #4
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I just added photos of the light and bulb packaging in my albums
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The lamps aren't polarized, they don't care which side the wire is on, just stuff it in the fixture and you'll see the light.
My concern isn't polarity. It was that the socket wouldn't have contacts in the right place (as my bulbs seem to have contacts in top right and bottom left, and all the bulbs I see online are top left and bottom right, due to the direction the wire loop is wrapped up the side of the base).

I just looked at the sockets, however, and I see that there are contacts on both sides, top and bottom, so it should be all good.

Vagabond Gypsy - I'm not sure what you're talking about but I'm pretty sure we don't have the same ceiling lights you do.
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Old 04-26-2014, 12:57 AM   #6
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Hi Phil ...
I have two types of interior lights, those actually on the ceiling are a double fixture with a central switch, and are probably the ones you are talking about.
The others are inset puck lights that are not actually on the ceiling, but under the cabinet over hang. These are the bulbs I was referring to.
I think the exterior lights take yet a different type of bulb.
I added my comments as this is a lighting thread and couldn't find the one where people were asking about the puck lights.
Sorry for the confusion.
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Puck lights

Can someone explain to me what puck lights are.
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Part of the fixture that you can't see is in the cavity between the ceiling and roof. It looks like a little metal puck, or can, if you prefer.

The part that you can see on the ceiling is just a 3 or 4 inch glass lense that fits flat against the ceiling.
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Our Dutchmen Voyager 2000's lights went out but all other electrical outlets, fan, refrig, etc still work. Has this happened to anyone else? Solution? We changed out the fuses in the converter box.
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