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LED turn signal problem

Old 05-08-2009, 11:23 AM
jackedupram02 is offline
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Default LED turn signal problem

I just installed some led bulbs for the front turn signals, and i get a lamp out and they barely flash. I read up on this and found that installing a 6ohm 50watt resistor on each side works but the resistors gets hot (which i dont like). I checked online and found a LED turn signal relay, which replaces the stock relay. Has anyone ever used one of those and does it actually work?
Old 05-08-2009, 04:52 PM
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if you are worried about the resistor getting hot there is a heat block you can put the resistor in, $1.00 at any radio shack. The resistor getting hot is not a problem, they do not get so hot as to melt anything? They are used in every LED application, one way or another...
Old 05-08-2009, 05:34 PM
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You can use a higher watt resistor with a heat sink that will work also...
Old 05-08-2009, 05:41 PM
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heat sink...thats what I meant, not heat block...thanks alph

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