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    Default New LED Rear Tailights

    Just installed new rear LED taillights. Now the ligts blink at a very fast rate. I know its because the LEDs draw very little amps compared to the bulbs.The question is there any thing I can do to slow down the blink rate? Thanks

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    You need a flasher designed for LED lights. They're about $15 from any auto parts store.
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    Craw Do you know the location of where the flasher is ? Also I have herd tht led tail light mite screw up the cruise control because of not enough voltage drop for the computer to see. Can you elabrate ?
    Last edited by Dr Len; 11-12-2009 at 08:11 PM.

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    No flasher in the new 2009s All run by the body computer. Have to use led equalizers to fool the computer to think its a bulb. Oh well
    Last edited by Dr Len; 11-13-2009 at 05:50 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Len View Post
    No flasher in the new 2009s All run by the body computer. Have to use led equalizers to fool the computer to think its a bulb. Oh well
    Actually the flasher is integrated into your multi-function switch(turn signal switch) which also houses the dimmer ,hazard & wiper controls
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Len View Post
    Craw Do you know the location of where the flasher is ? Also I have herd tht led tail light mite screw up the cruise control because of not enough voltage drop for the computer to see. Can you elabrate ?
    Hmm That might be what happened to my Cruise Control, it shortly went out after i installed some new tailights. The flasher box fixes it?
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    Most auto parts stores sell the load equilizers right next to the LED bulbs...

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    ok thanks, ill give it a try and see if it works.
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