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Old 11-05-2013, 06:35 PM
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I installed some 9 SMD festoon based bulbs in my interior a while back and came to the problem of the lights constantly staying on when i was driving so i could bring my self to post pictures with it being half assed. But i finally got around to getting fixed so i figured i would share

Here is the trouble i was facing the lights would stay on like this until about 15 minutes after i shut my truck off.


After doing some searching i went radio shack and picked me up some 100 ohm 1 watt resistors


I got them arranged in the lights now for the time being until i can get back to my garage and pick up my soldering iron and make it more permanent


Once i got them all installed both my map lights finally worked like they were supposed to again and would come on when i clicked them and there was no lingering light but it made one hell of a difference in my inside lighting




Soon to come i have complete set of blue leds to do the dash, HVAC, overhead computer and the light dial but they are still in route that wil be another day
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Old 11-05-2013, 07:37 PM
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Nice improvement. I'm glad you were able to get the lingering light issues corrected.

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reps!! Great job!
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Where exactly did you put the resistors? Hard to tell in the pic... I also have led bulbs in my dome lights but they stay on while driving and for a little bit after I shut the truck off....
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The resistors just go across both sides of your led im almost out of class and will snap another picture since its light outside and I dont have to try and hold a light and snap a picture. But you just put it on both ends of the led like a bridging a subwoover amp
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You can see it a lot better in this picture they just jump across the 2 poles
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Thanks for the pictures!! I plan on doing the same thing right across the back like that. But someone forgot his soldiering iron at the garage this week
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Looks great man.. I wish there was radioshack still here. The source bought them out and they don't carry any of these .
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Looks great man.. I wish there was radioshack still here. The source bought them out and they don't carry any of these .
If you need resistors man I can put some in the mail for you to me they are a must if you have leds it drove me nuts when they were on like that
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