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Unhappy Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

I replaced my turning lights with LED bulbs from AutoZone. The bulb packaging itself says that the bulbs will not hyper flash... but they do.

I did some research and purchased a turn signal flasher relay on amazon that is supposed to fix this issue.

Well i followed the instructions and there is no turn signal flasher relay in my fuse box that I can replace.

Should I just go back to regular incandescent bulbs? Didn't think it'd be this hard to switch to LEDs.

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Old 06-26-2016, 11:15 PM
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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

Try the XenonDepot guys. They are forum suppliers and by all accounts are top notch. Send them an email and buy what they recommend. Some guys get into trouble mixing parts from different suppliers. XENONDEPOT - HID & LED Lighting Products

You can also search the vendor list at the top of the page and send them a private message. Not sure, but they may offer discounts to Jeep Garage members. Won't hurt to ask.
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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

I changed my turn signals to LED and I used the 50W 6Ohm load resistors. The resistors are hidden behind the bumper on double side tape attached to the body.

Here's the video LED vs incandescent bulb.
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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

Also just an FYI, atleast on Overland and Summit, the actual bul outside does NOT hyperflash, just the inside indicator hyperflash es and ofcourse you get the bulb out warning everytime you start the car. So again, your outside bulb is flashing at normal rate which h is kind of cool.
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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

I added 8ohm/50W resistors across the bulb wiring to stop the hyperflash. No problems since I put them on. Here is the link to my post:

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f73/resist...ml#post1073421
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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

Thank you all for the info.

I ended up just buying old school bulbs, not worth the headache. I don't want to fack up any electronics since I don't know what resistor I need for my specific LED bulb.
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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

The electronics is simply looking at the load. It is expecting a 21W bulb at the rear (the front/side are low power LEDS). An 8 ohm resistor will create a load of around 18W. The new LED bulb will add a bit more and make the car think it has the correct load (no hyperflash). Many LED bulb sellers supply 6ohm resistors. This creates more load than required and just creates extra heat. The resistors need to be rated to 50W to handle the heat they produce.
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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

Check out the all new XenonDepot LED / HID Load resistors. They are available in 3 ohm, 6ohm, 7.5ohm, and 11ohm:







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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

Walmart resistors my friend. My local store had them in stock but the 25W version for $8.

Green LongLife 12V LED Resistor, 6 Ohm, 50 Watts - Walmart.com
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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

Interesting pic comparing differences in temperature between XenonDepot XD-6 load resistors vs gold aluminum ones...

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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

But on average, how long are your turn signals on or brakes applied? Usually 5 minutes or less. I was playing around with mine with the signal on and the resistor got warm in my hand (probably 100 something) but not 400 degrees for those couple minutes.
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Re: Easiest way to fix hyperflash on LED turning lights? 2014 GC

true, but these are not just used for turn signal application. Something to think about though if your hazards are on for prolonged periods of time...

Just making sure people understand how hot these things can get.

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