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Old 02-09-2011, 03:36 PM
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Hey just wondering? I installed LED turn signals with the load resistor and am still getting occasional, well more than occasional "lamp out" signal. It's getting very very annoying. All wiring is good. Has anyone else had this problem? Are the bulbs front heavy or not connecting tightly at the base of the bulb? It sometimes starts hyper-flashing after turning on the turn signal, but not every time. Any help would be great
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When it starts flashing rapidly, are any of the turn signals inoperative? Loose bulb sockets aren't terribly uncommon, particularly in the tail light assemblies.
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You know, one of my LED reverse lights was really loose and the connection in the harness needed some adjusting for it to work right. Could that do it?
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It's possible. If the bulb were losing contact, it might drop the circuit resistence enough to cause the problem. You should also recheck the connections on the resistor you installed.
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And you know my regular front turn signal works fine but the LED one is causing occasional hyper flashing, It could just be the design or the LED one is skinnier at the connection. I'll try to tighten it up a little and see what happens
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I'll unwrap the wiring and see if the connection is still soldered good and tighten the bulb connection. Thanks for the input, it's getting really annoying
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