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Hey Guys,
My bro and I were replacing the stock rear turn signals with LED's. Whe we hooked up the first one, everything was working. Whe the second one hooked up, none of the front or rears work. We checked the fuse and it is fine.

Anyone experienced a similar problem? Is their and inline fuse located somewhere other than the fuse box?

Appreciate some help on this one.
 

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Hey Guys - Lets give a little help here. I have contributed quite a bit to this forum, Now I need some help!!!
 

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We need more information mate. Did you change them both on the same side? Are you using anything to slow the flash rate?

Kev
 

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Changed both rears to LED. Fronts not touched. WHen hooked up forst rear LED, all signals worked. When hooked up other rear LED, all signals dead. Fuse is good, we can hear the solenoid cycle when switched on. All other lights, head, rear brake work.
 

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A couple thoughts:

1) You somehow blew up your flasher. You can check this by substituting the incandescent lamps back in. If they still work you are OK.

2) And more likely...
I believe the flasher is a solid state unit. The flasher circuit may depend on the filament resistance of the lamps. LED's don't act the same. No current flows at all until voltage is above a certain threshold. To check and/or fix this:
Pick up 4ea 470 Ohm 1/2 watt resistors. Connect 1 resistor in parallel with each LED lamp. The load line still won't look like an incandescent filament but current will be able to flow through the resistors at low voltages. The added 300 mW load should not overstress anything. Give it a try & post the results.
 

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A load equalizer is what you probably need.Most shops that sell the LED`s should have them,some of the new kit`s have them included with the signals. Installs inline with power lead.
 
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