LED Brake Light Repair

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I see not many have seen the wonders of a plastic welder, albeit the good one's are a little pricey
 

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I was worried about this failing again that’s why I covered the repair with a small piece of electrical tape and globbed Dynaflex sealant over it. Definitely waterproof and able to handle four seasons. Plus I can scrap it off if I run into issues again (like me repairing this repair). Seems like the best repair would be to either use a humongous glob of solder or preferably a small copper wire so it can handle the flex that is going on in there. What a weird design.
 

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Just did this tonight. I pulled the drivers side unit and it appears to have already have had a repair that failed. Seems like you have to either jump it with a wire or use a much more rigid jumper than just soldering the cracks. I suppose globbing the hell out if it with solder would work.

I used a dremel tool with a grinding burr. This was 100x easier than a “hot knife”.
I'll be tackling this soon, what grinding burr did you use? I was thinking about using a cutting wheel but worried it may cut too deep.
 
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I'll be tackling this soon, what grinding burr did you use? I was thinking about using a cutting wheel but worried it may cut too deep.
I had a carbide one laying in my toolbox and used that one with my Dremel. It is cone shaped. Just take your time and have a firm grip on the tool and light fixture.
 

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