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Old 08-31-2012, 02:46 AM
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I got some LED brake light bulbs today to replace the stock bulb.
So now left and right turn signals are insanely fast, what could cause this?
I'm thinking making the computer is doing something, but I'm not to sure.
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You need a new relay. Led's take less power then stock bulbs. So solid state relay is a bit lost.
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With the low current draw of LED's your truck thinks it has a bulb out.
When it does that with regular bulbs in place that's your hint that one burned out.
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That's kind of what I started to think. I might just get new and brighter stock bulbs, call it good with LED's.
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You can keep LED'S just need to get a relay that's electronic insted of solid state.electronic ones if they have the right output for LED'S will operate with normal flash and brightness of incandesent bulbs. The way things are going we will have to all be mandated by govermint to go to LED or CFL'S to save gas or some bird no ones herd of.
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I like mine to flash fast (at least twice per second). This way I can hit it and then cut some inconsiderate SOB off. If it flashes slowly then I have to drive like 1/4 mile to be sure they see it, make a decision as to if they're going to respond, finalize the decision on responding, speed up and block me because they are the most recent heir to the throne somewhere. Slow down and let me in so I can just turn and be on my way and hopefully never see them again. Or make the decision for them because their head is up their a$$ and they're driving with their feet on the steering wheel, and stuff them into the guardrail.

I like fast signals.
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You can get the digital flasher unit everywhere and just plug it in.

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I just recently put the bulbs back in, plus there a lot brighter than the LED, because the bulb lights up the whole compartment, rather than just straight out.
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You can put LED's but you need to find LED 3157 type Bulbs that are at least 400 lumen, they are hard to find, but not impossible, get them with minimum 30 x 5050SMD LED's also you will need a resistor between the body and your Positive to make the load like a normal bulb, you can find these on ebay or places like ****************. Look for LED Load Resistors

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