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Door handle light stops working periodically

Discussion in 'Model S' started by cdf3, Feb 10, 2016.

  1. cdf3

    cdf3 Member

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    The LED light on one of my door handle continues to go out every few days.
    The strange thing is when it stops working, it'll start back working again after I wash my car.
    It'll work for a few days, then go back out. After I wash my car, it seems to start working again for a day or so.
    Can't quite figure out why it keeps going out.
     
  2. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Sounds like a connection that is ever so slightly loose that residual water makes the low voltage connection for the light. But being low voltage, there is not enough current to fry things. Just a WAG on my part.
     
  3. cdf3

    cdf3 Member

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    I'm hoping it can be a quick and easy fix.
     
  4. Firewired

    Firewired Member

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    I just noticed one of my door handle lights were out yesterday. I am going to add it to my list for next service. Let me know how easy a fix it is.
     

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