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Old 08-31-2019, 08:47 AM   #1
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We just bought a 2015 Jayco Jay Flight. When we put the awning out the rope lights and step lights are really dim. Is there anyway to brighten those?
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Old 08-31-2019, 09:01 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum.

Do you know what your 12v system voltage is?
Are you plugged into shore power and have you converter/charger turned on?

Those are the things I'd start with.

A digital voltmeter could help you troubleshoot your problem.
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We just bought a 2015 Jayco Jay Flight. When we put the awning out the rope lights and step lights are really dim. Is there anyway to brighten those?
Welcome to the forum from Western New York State!

I've got a couple of questions for you.

(1) You mention rope lights. Are these factory LEDs attached to the awning or trailer, near the roof?

(2) Are these rope lights separate, and plugged into a 120 volt outlet?

(3) Are you plugged into shore power, or running off the battery only?

Dim lights on 12 volt power is usually an iffy ground connection, or low battery voltage. Let us know what you think.
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Old 08-31-2019, 09:28 AM   #4
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These are the factory led lights that are attached to the awning near the roof. We are camping now and the camper is plugged in to 120 volt. The lights are so dim they were useless last night
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Since you don't mention a problem with the inside ceiling lights, I'm going with a weak connection to either the power side, or a bad ground, since you mention the step light, also. A digital VOM can help trace it down.
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Old 09-07-2019, 07:26 AM   #6
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Following this, mine come on very bright and then go dim after a few minutes? Mine can only be turned on or off with the remote and no adjustment to dim or brighten. 2018 Eagle HT 26.5RLS Thanks
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My awning light plug in at the LED strip. You'll need a ladder for sure. Check the voltage at the strip. Should be read in DC voltage.

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