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Re: Resistors vs led electronic flashers??

From my understanding, there is no individual flasher unit. All the indicator flashing is controlled by the BCM (Body Control Module) and cannot be changed to accommodate LED turn signals. The only way I have seen, is to use the resistors to trick the BCM into thinking that the standard globe is being used.

Being the car is CANBus, you need to be very careful not to upset the electronics of the car. Gone are the old school days of just replacing the flasher can to a LED compatible unit.

The resistor method is the only simple way of achieving a normal operation of LED turn signals.
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