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Different model years need resistors.
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I have LED lights for the following ... Side marker Lights ... the dome light ... map light... inside the heater control nobs... instrument cluster... over head console... and even my cargo light... and I have no Resistors on them and the only resistors i have are on my LED Turn TIPM problem...
3rd gen wiring is different than us 4th gens, we need resistors for more LED's than 3rd Gens
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i had such a nightmare with my leds in the tail lights i gave up and am running stock. what sucks is i bought some cree led with 20 smd leds on the side that are brighter then hell only because i have smoked tail lights. i used a common load resistor that you hook up to the wires but i was faced with every problem. one way the lights would work but no break light the other way only break lights would work and no running lights. then i flipped the bulb and every thing worked and i got a bulb out error and they stopped working after that so then i put the resistor on another cable since there are 3 and then they wouldnt work. would soldering in this little resistor fix my problem?
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i had such a nightmare with my leds in the tail lights i gave up and am running stock. what sucks is i bought some cree led with 20 smd leds on the side that are brighter then hell only because i have smoked tail lights. i used a common load resistor that you hook up to the wires but i was faced with every problem. one way the lights would work but no break light the other way only break lights would work and no running lights. then i flipped the bulb and every thing worked and i got a bulb out error and they stopped working after that so then i put the resistor on another cable since there are 3 and then they wouldnt work. would soldering in this little resistor fix my problem?
Soldering will not help much with your problem.

Did you install the resistors like this picture with the correct resistors? You need a resistor for each LED bulb.

I would use the 6 OHm 50 Watt resistors.

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yup i did it exactly like that. i have them sitting in my garage collecting dust as of right now i think the bulbs only are meant for on/off function or something idk what the deal was.
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i have a 2014 slt big horn 1500. I just installed the license plate lights, and reverse lights and cargo lights. The problem i have is with the license plate lights and the reverse. It comes up on my display when i start the truck that the license plate and reverse lights are out. Which resistor should i install to correct this problem. Thank you for your help.
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i have a 2014 slt big horn 1500. I just installed the license plate lights, and reverse lights and cargo lights. The problem i have is with the license plate lights and the reverse. It comes up on my display when i start the truck that the license plate and reverse lights are out. Which resistor should i install to correct this problem. Thank you for your help.
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You need to add a resistor to make up for the lower current that the LED's draw.
Check out the Load Equalizers / Resistors section here: http://www.autolumination.com/equalizers.htm

Page down to Load Equalizers / Resistors.

I think you will need the second one (Rated 25 watt LED Load Equalizer) It goes by amount of watts so you may need a higher one depending on what bulb you replaced.

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I soldered on the 100 ohm 1watt resistor on both the lights. Worked like a champ.

I am trying to do the same thing with soldering the resistors; does it matter how and where they are soldered on? And is that black tape you used to cover something?
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Hmmmn... I wonder...
I added two LED cluster type lights under my tonneau cover and tied them into my cargo light wiring. They work just fine...except occasionally they don't. I first noticed that occasionally the "illuminated entry" feature did not work reliably. In other words, the cargo light would not illuminate when using the key fob.
Here's how they fail: If the truck is running with headlights on...and I turn on the cargo light using the switch by the headlight switch...the cargo light flickers one time and dies. It will be a week before the cargo light will work again. Then... If the truck is NOT running the cargo light works fine. But if I start the truck, turn the headlights on, and then request the cargo light... it flashes just momentarily...goes out for another week.
Anyone believe this has anything to do with the LED lights in parallel to the cargo light?
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Only issue i have the the blinkers starting out normal, then going to the fast mode. What and where is the electronic blinker thing you guys are talking about?
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