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Old 11-02-2013, 07:53 PM
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I bought leds for my map lights and dome light. Its all goin crazy. I added 1k 1watt resistors now. The map lights wont work unless i click on the dome light. Whats going on here? Before the resistors if i clicked a map light it might turn on the dome or the other map light. When the truck is shut off it all works fine
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Are they CANBUS LEDs? In the 4th gen Rams, I don't believe you have to add resistors, but they do have to be the CANBUS LED bulbs. Asur is the resident expert on this. Shot him a PM if he doesn't hop on anytime soon.
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I got the kit off ebay. Its supposed to be for 4th gen but they werent advertised as canbus
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I got mine from superbright led and they work great with no resistor needed
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All my interior LED lights came from Superbright and didn't need resistors.

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Update i bought new led bulbs and same problem. I cant turn on the map lights without switching on the dome. Im using 1k 1 w resistors. I dont wanna buy bulbs again. The same bulbs worked fine in my license plate lights. Any ideas??
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Im thinking your problem might be that you are using 1000 ohm resistors, the sweet spot for the canbus system in these trucks is 100 ohm 1 watt to much more than that and you will require to much power to be used and cause some issues
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I'll pick some up and try them
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You cant go wrong for the price of resistors but that would be the first place I look! Good luck man hope it fixes ya
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