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Old 12-26-2008, 03:44 PM
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Angry Need Help Installing LED Tailight's

I have an 89 YJ that I'm putting LED tailight's on. They look just like the stock one's but are LED, The tailight's and brakelight's work, but no blinker. It get's brite but won;t blink. Has anyone tried this yet? What am I doing wrong?
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you may have to put a different rated flasher in, never installed them on a jeep though

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Are these whole taillights or just the bulbs?
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I agree with jmans's comment. LED's don't pull down enough current to activate the flasher. I put them on my 87 and had no issue. Of course the 87 takes the old metal cased 2 prong flasher. If yours has a three prong electric flasher, then you need to go to the parts store and buy an "EP-26" flasher. The EP-26 is a 3 pronged flasher specifically for LED lights.

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Old 12-28-2008, 08:08 AM
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I had an old electronic flasher laying around, so I threw that in and it worked. The wife is now happy. She has her jeep back.
Thank's guy's for the help.
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Old 12-28-2008, 10:04 AM   #6
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Sure glad there is peace and harmony in the house hold again.
I would be interested in what you found with the LEDs for tails.
Are you using LED bulbs or is it the LED units that look like
stock item sold a trailer shops ? The units look nice. Do they
bolt rite on without mods ?

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