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      06-11-2019, 09:56 PM   #23
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extended warranty protection for this problem.
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      06-12-2019, 12:06 AM   #24
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Turned out to be ground wire short.
This. I had the same issue turns out the ground was kinda crusty looking. Still under warranty so they replaced the right tail light. I guess that one looked the worst. They only replaced the board tho and re-used the other parts.

Kinda disappointed I was hoping I would get a whole new set of tail lights.
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      06-12-2019, 11:52 PM   #25
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Got word they replaced both tail lights on mine. I'll know for sure if it's new assemblies entirely when they drop the car off tomorrow morning. Interesting though they are doing bare minimal replacements on some and completely replacing both sides for others
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      09-12-2019, 09:25 AM   #26
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Mines in right now for the same thing. I let it go for several months until it was due for service. Hope it finally gets resolved. It's really annoying to hear the gong go off every time it fails randomly when I go to use it exiting the neighborhood. Some times it will fail every drive. Then it would go for weeks working perfectly fine...
Took mine into dealers to see if they would cover the cost(out of warranty) as it's a known SIB. They wanted 120 to run a diagnostic check first. I said 'I've told you what the problem is and the fix' . No sir. So I drove it straight home again to fix myself , now if I could only find that post with the fix for the ground wiring , I've also sourced the bulb holder with the 8 pin socket. 30.
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      09-12-2019, 10:49 AM   #27
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Mines in right now for the same thing. I let it go for several months until it was due for service. Hope it finally gets resolved. It's really annoying to hear the gong go off every time it fails randomly when I go to use it exiting the neighborhood. Some times it will fail every drive. Then it would go for weeks working perfectly fine...
Took mine into dealers to see if they would cover the cost(out of warranty) as it's a known SIB. They wanted £120 to run a diagnostic check first. I said 'I've told you what the problem is and the fix' . No sir. So I drove it straight home again to fix myself , now if I could only find that post with the fix for the ground wiring , I've also sourced the bulb holder with the 8 pin socket. £30.
Wow that's insane... they covered mine under warranty 100% and I had them do it in conjunction with the service. They replaced both sockets and wires and bulbs as an entire assembly.
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      09-13-2019, 03:03 PM   #28
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I know this is an old thread but it just happened to me.

First the turn signal says its no good, then it's fine, then its no good again. Then the brake lamp, and finally the reverse lamp.

Basically every lamp in the housing.

No water, no cracks, and it's just the fried harness. Fixed under warranty, and I made sure they replaced the wiring.

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