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Old 01-29-2010, 02:46 PM   #1
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LED tail lights FTL?

These tail lights are the best looking cheap mods for a jeep. But I've got an issue that I can't seem to solve. When I turn my hazards on, they blink. When I turn on my turn signal, it lights up and stays solid. Same ting on the signal indicator and on the front turn. Left signal on, indicator and front signal on and they stay on till I kill them or the reverse rotation of the steering wheel cuts it off. Same for the right side. WTF is going on? Test light shows the right wires are together. Fuse is ok. Hazard fuse is fine too. Any ideas?

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Old 01-29-2010, 03:16 PM   #2
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Bad flasher relay? If you were to wire up the old lights again does it still work correctly? Not sure how the YJ is but a lot of cars of two relays, one for signal and another for hazards...

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Old 01-29-2010, 03:45 PM   #3
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Bad flasher relay? If you were to wire up the old lights again does it still work correctly? Not sure how the YJ is but a lot of cars of two relays, one for signal and another for hazards...

Ummm not sure where relay is for the turn signals but the fuse is good.
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look forward of the emerg brake pedal. the fuse bloc has 2 silver cans. one for turn lites one for hazards. swap them and test both turns and hazards again. any change? replace the bad one. shelf item at most auto stores.
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look forward of the emerg brake pedal. the fuse bloc has 2 silver cans. one for turn lites one for hazards. swap them and test both turns and hazards again. any change? replace the bad one. shelf item at most auto stores.

NAVYCHIEF I solute you. That's most likely what it is. I never crossed wires, so any ideas as to what may have caused this? As soon as this crap weather stops, I'll go swap them.
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:26 PM   #6
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With led lights you may have to change to the E-12 electronic flasher. They have it at most auto part stores
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Old 01-30-2010, 02:26 PM   #7
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These tail lights are set up to blink just like the oem lights. I just found it weird that the hazards worked and the signal didn't.
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The leds don't draw enough power to trip the flasher. With the hazards all four lights draw enough but not with just 2 running.
There's a way to modify the stock flasher or there's a replacement you can buy.
Let me see if I can find the info.

ETA: looks like huber15 got it.

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NOTE: If you have a YJ and your flasher does not flash (just sits there with the LEDs lit up), then try a Tridon Stant EL-12 flasher in place of your existing flasher. A YJ owner said his LED lights flash perfectly after he swapped in this model flasher. You should be able to find this flasher at most any auto parts store.
http://www.stu-offroad.com/electrical/led1/led-3.htm
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Damn you guys are good. Gotta get out in the wj and head to the parts store tomorrow. Snow and ice looks fun, but for some reason, my 4wd doesn't engage in the yj. Any suggestions on that? I was told to check the vacuum line running to the shifter. I unbolted the shifter boot and bezel. I looked around, but I can't see sh*t. Any suggestions. I hate being a newb. Ask me a foxbody question and I'm down....

I looked at the site. Where is the location of the old flasher?
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The flasher, if I recall correctly is a round unit on the fuse block under the dash.
The vacuum line they were referring to is the line going to the axle locker on your front axle.
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The flasher, if I recall correctly is a round unit on the fuse block under the dash.
The vacuum line they were referring to is the line going to the axle locker on your front axle.
Ok I know where the flasher is. I saw it when NAVYCHIEF pointed out where the relay was. I see where it's located on the locker, but where does it go to near the shifter?

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