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Old 11-16-2008
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Default Rebuilding 12 volt fluorescent Lights

I've got two that don't work. Got me a multimeter finally and it's internal so they need help. Got'em out of the coach who would I send them to to be repaired?
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You either send them or I can send you the ballasts
24.00 for the ballast 10.00 to install for single tube lights
32.00 plus 10.00 for twin tube
Which type do you have??
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Hello: One thing to remember about the Fluorescent lighting system is the need for a functioning 12vdc filter. This filter is in the rather large metal case located under the drivers side sofa of a typical FC series coach. Inside are several large capacitors, and a transformer looking choke. The capacitors are electrolytic and thus have a life span of only about 10 to 12 years. These capacitors should be replaced periodically with like units. The choke lasts forever. Rich
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Default Fixing Flourescent light 12vdc

The diode on the circuit board was visibly fried. Replaced with $2 diode from Radio Shack. Still working several years later.

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I replaced some screws and added goop to others on the roof last year. I went out in the rain today yo check for leaks. It's dry. However, when I pushed up on the headliner, the tabs that hold a fluorescent light housing in place broke. The light fixture dropped. Any suggestions?
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I replaced some screws and added goop to others on the roof last year. I went out in the rain today yo check for leaks. It's dry. However, when I pushed up on the headliner, the tabs that hold a fluorescent light housing in place broke. The light fixture dropped. Any suggestions?
Duct tape

But since there are two screws available you could use a couple of L brackets (corner brackets) drilled and cut to mimic the broken tabs. Perhaps a little epoxy or such to hold them in place along with the screw.
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How about fender nuts?
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But since there are two screws available you could use a couple of L brackets (corner brackets) drilled and cut to mimic the broken tabs. Perhaps a little epoxy or such to hold them in place along with the screw.
Easy enough, I'll do the "l" brackets
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