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Re: plug n play resistor for LED tail?

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so do these work well, I want to go all LED.
Mine did not work...i ended up going back to the standard incandescents. Decided ill just leave the lighting alone at this point. The CREE reverse lights were the only ones that really made an improvement.
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Re: plug n play resistor for LED tail?

Ok thanks. Yeah I have the backup lights and license plate lights.....I just want to finish off all the exterior lights with LED's.
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Re: plug n play resistor for LED tail?

Subscribed, in case anyone figures this out. I'm interested in LED's for the brake and reverse lights.
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Subscribed, in case anyone figures this out. I'm interested in LED's for the brake and reverse lights.
You should be able to get reverse lights now. All i had to do was removed the old bulbs and put in the new LED's. I'm not sure if the 2014's are different though.
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Re: plug n play resistor for LED tail?

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You should be able to get reverse lights now. All i had to do was removed the old bulbs and put in the new LED's. I'm not sure if the 2014's are different though.
Is it that easy to do with the brake lights too? Just remove the old bulbs and put in LED ones? Or is there more too it? Looks like the brake light bulbs are in the same housing as the reverse lights.
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Re: plug n play resistor for LED tail?

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Is it that easy to do with the brake lights too? Just remove the old bulbs and put in LED ones? Or is there more too it? Looks like the brake light bulbs are in the same housing as the reverse lights.
The brake lights are in the same housing but they require additional resistors.
The reverse lights are a simple swap.

I've replaced my reverse lights, fog lights and license plate lights with LED's.....I'd give you a link but I can't remember where I got them from. Someone will jump in with a link.
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Re: plug n play resistor for LED tail?

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The brake lights are in the same housing but they require additional resistors.
The reverse lights are a simple swap.

I've replaced my reverse lights, fog lights and license plate lights with LED's.....I'd give you a link but I can't remember where I got them from. Someone will jump in with a link.
I guess I'm confused, what's the difference between the Brake Lights and Reverse lights that you can't just swap out the bulbs the same for the Brakes? They look like they work the same way. What's the resistors for? Noobie here
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Re: plug n play resistor for LED tail?

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I guess I'm confused, what's the difference between the Brake Lights and Reverse lights that you can't just swap out the bulbs the same for the Brakes? They look like they work the same way. What's the resistors for? Noobie here
If the brake lights were just brake lights you could swap them, but since they are also used as the blinker they need the resistor to fool the computer into thinking there is a regular bulb there. The resistance of the LED is so little that it thinks the bulb is burned out, making ir blink really fast.
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Re: plug n play resistor for LED tail?

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If the brake lights were just brake lights you could swap them, but since they are also used as the blinker they need the resistor to fool the computer into thinking there is a regular bulb there. The resistance of the LED is so little that it thinks the bulb is burned out, making ir blink really fast.
Ahh I see!! So how hard is it to install the resistor in with the LED's? And do resistors come with the LED brake lights, or are they purchased seperately? If so, where do I get them?

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Ahh I see!! So how hard is it to install the resistor in with the LED's? And do resistors come with the LED brake lights, or are they purchased seperately? If so, where do I get them?

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See other post with photos and videos of LED's in action. They look great.
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