An issue may arise when the incandescents are replaced with LEDs: the turn signal lights flash too rapidly, a condition known as “hyperflashing”. Theres just that annoying signal from/in the instrument panel cluster (IPC).A common solution is installing so called load resistors into the car’s light wiring. But the rear turn signals were more challenging since I couldn't find a suitable place to put the resistors. A Load Equalizer is used as a power-sink, to dissipate the same amount of power as the OEM turn signal lamps did. When hooking up an LED, you are always supposed to use a current-limiting resistor to protect the LED from the full voltage. This LED calculator will help you design your LED array and choose the best current limiting resistors values. OhioTaco68 [OP] Well-Known Member. i know it blinks faster than normal but would the wires burn up or cause the led to go bad? Step 1 is the simplest and we… This sounds completely unnecessary and a huge hassle to boot. i am wondering when using LED turn signal bulbs what are the pros and cons of resistors vs electronic flasher thanks 12-17-2014, 07:25 PM #2. One great benefit of LED Turn Signal Lights is that they are bright. Oct 23, 2016 at 8:23 PM #11 #11. invidious, Oct 23, 2016 #10. Eliminate Hyperflash & Dash Warnings. Then i found these no-resistor LED's. Theory (2) LED turn signal installation at the front and rear will definitely require flash controllers/resistors. So either the LED will blow out or the fuse will blow out. Brighter. LED is basically a DIODE (Light Emitting Diode) and as such they have almost NO resistance. Since LED turn signal bulbs draw much less power than the original factory būlbs, this will cause a sudden drop in the circuit's resistance causing the hyper-flash or rapid blinking of the turn signals. If you hook the LED up directly to the 5 volts without a resistor, the LED will be over-driven, it will be very bright for a while, and then it will burn out. Hyperflashing can be caused by aftermarket LED turn signals. I have linked the instructions for you to view. You would need one per affected circuit. There's a problem loading this menu right now. You’re seeing this ad based on the product’s relevance to your search query. Still have questions? the objective of a resistor is to decrease the present to a secure fee whilst the supply voltage is only too intense for the LED. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Flashaholic* Join Date Apr 2013 Posts 1,120. I cheated a went with a light duty flasher unit and left the common front flasher bulbs when I first did this 5 years a go to a 67 camaro. Now V-leds has come out with LED turn signals that blow all aftermarket LEDs out of the water. I bought a pair for our Dodge Journey and they are phenomenal! There is not enough current flow to heat up the bi-metallic element in the flasher unit-- so the contact never pull apart and your lights just stay on solid and don't flash. If you don't like the idea of crimping load resistors onto your car's wiring, the alternative is to get a turn signal flasher unit that is compatible with both filament bulbs and LED bulbs. Re: resistor or electronic flasher with LED turn signals Resistor causes heat & will also negate the power savings of using LEDs. Choosing the Resistor to Use With LEDs: This question gets asked every day in Answers and the Forums: What resistor do I use with my LEDs? Better. http://electronics-for-beginners.com/pages/page/30... http://electronics-for-beginners.com/pages/page/20... Why are most auto shops open Monday through Friday from 8-5? Theory (1) LED turn signal installation of the front or rear only while using bulb lights at the opposite end (front or rear) does not require flash controllers/resistors. since its not being used as much as a brake light can a led be used without a resistor? Not only is this ugly, but you may also attract the police who think your bulb is burned out. How are you supposed to go to the shop? What that means is that it will look like a short circuit to … Smarter Driving with LED, Alla Lighting S-HCR H8 H9 H11 LED Bulbs Replacement, 10000Lms Xtreme Super Bright Forward Lighting/Fog Lights, 6K Xenon White, Alla Lighting S-HCR 9005 LED Bulbs Replacement 10000Lms Xtreme Super Bright 9045 HB3 DRL/Fog Lights/Forward Lighting, 6000K Xenon White, Alla Lighting Mini FL-BH H8 H9 H11 LED Bulbs 12500 Lumens Newest High Power 90W Xtreme Super Bright 6000K Xenon White for Auto Cars, Trucks, Enter a new vehicle to add it to Your Garage and filter the results below. That's if you are luck. 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