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Old 11-01-2015, 09:00 AM
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led front turn signals out, stock bulbs back in...dash says I have blinkers out? wt

I had to switch out my led front turn signals. I had them hooked up(1 month) with all the load resistors and what not. The setup connected to the battery. Pretty complex design. Anyways one of them was acting up (a month after purchase), so I switched them out and put my stock bulbs back in. They light up fine but won't blink. Is my computer confused with the dramatic change in wattage? I'm hoping someone has a solution for me here. Please help.

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Did you remove the load resistors and undo the special connection to the battery?

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I had to switch out my led front turn signals. I had them hooked up(1 month) with all the load resistors and what not. The setup connected to the battery. Pretty complex design. Anyways one of them was acting up (a month after purchase), so I switched them out and put my stock bulbs back in. They light up fine but won't blink. Is my computer confused with the dramatic change in wattage? I'm hoping someone has a solution for me here. Please help.

Maybe unhook the battery to see if they re-set somehow?

After the resistors were taken out, were the lines re-connected that they had spliced?

I have the GoRecon turn signals in for over a year now, no issues.
Hope you get it figured out!!!!
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Old 11-01-2015, 09:13 AM
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Everything was plug n play, no splicing was necessary. Everything was also disconnected. As complex as the system was, it was easy to take back apart. It is now back to looking normal. The lights light up, but won't blink. How would I reset the battery? Would this reset the system? I'm tending to think the jeep still thinks the led are hooked up and needs to be reset of memory. Is this possible?
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Everything was plug n play, no splicing was necessary. Everything was also disconnected. As complex as the system was, it was easy to take back apart. It is now back to looking normal. The lights light up, but won't blink. How would I reset the battery? Would this reset the system? I'm tending to think the jeep still thinks the led are hooked up and needs to be reset of memory. Is this possible?
I don't know if any LED blinkers are plug and play. You should have had to put resistors in, which may have been why they were acting up in the first place. The Jeep doesn't know it had LEDs in so the battery disconnect shouldn't make a difference. My guess is something is definitely spliced incorrectly.
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Not sure if our Jeeps have a blinker resistor inside the cabin (I have a Mustang 03 GT and it has a yellow blinker resistor under the dash.)

Maybe if we have one of these it was swapped for your LED install??

Drawing straws here.....sorry for your problem...
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BTW, the yellow or blue box under the dash of your Mustang, is a flasher unit, not a resistor.
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Ok...after thinking on it some I looked at the bulbs...tried pushing them in further and sure enough (they go in like a bitch), we're back in business. Sorry to waste some of your time. Let's just be glad I didn't take it to the dealership tomorrow. .smh..

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