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HID/LED flickering?

So my wife complained that the lights were too dim on the Jeep so I jumped at the chance to buy her some LED headlights.

I picked up these: Amazon.com: OPT7 LED Headlight Bulbs w/ Clear Arc-Beam Kit - 9006 - 60w 7,000Lm 6K Cool White CREE - 2 Yr Warranty: Automotive

They are awesome and very bright, but when they turn off or are in DRL mode, they flicker pretty badly. I've heard this is a common problem with HIDs as well. Any ideas of how I can get them to stop? I've tried the capacitors that come with the kit and they didn't help. It's very frustrating, I love the color and brightness but the flickering bothers me so much.

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Re: HID/LED flickering?

I've never heard of an issue with HIDs flickering, and pretty much every car I've owned has had HIDs. Cheap LEDs definitely will flicker, but LEDs shouldn't have that issue
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Re: HID/LED flickering?

Look into a CANBUS Relay harness. I wouldn't personally recommend plug and play LED or HID lights. 99% of the time they don't offer "Better" light.

I am retrofitting some LED projectors into my headlights and had a flickering issue. These are OEM LEDs and drivers so they are quality. The flickering is not an issue of quality with the LEDs it's an issue with the WK lighting system. I bought this Mopar Spec Low Beam harness. Should be here tomorrow and hopefully solve my issues.


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