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    LED problem :s

    well ive changed most of my festoons to LED bulbs but ive noticed that now they are constantly on but very faintly and the more LED's i put the brighter they get and the more filament bulbs i put the dimmer they get, is this just a resistor problem ?? if so how do i fix it?

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    not a problem its simply due to the fact the wiring for your interior lights is permanently live BUT is not enough to power your old OEM bulb and due to the fact LED's take less to power you get light through them ! my main interior lights constantly on although due to my rears eing canbus they arent lol it doesnt drain anymore battery though so dont worry
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    lol my front LED isnt staying on only the two rears are lol but ok kll if its not draining the battery tooo much i guess thats ok :P

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    Hi chaps, I have a problem. I changed my front interior lights to all led's and they were working no problem. I am now having trouble when changing the rear interior lights. I got some more 501 wedge leds for the back but when i connect them up and turn them on the front led's go dim and eventually go out, then wont come back on for a while.

    Any ideas???

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    No idea, new thread would be good I think.

    As for draining the battery, there is no more current running through the LEDs than there was for the old OEM bulbs, so you're not going to drain your battery anymore than the old bulbs would. LEDs don't suddenly mean more power is being used when the ignition is off!

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    klll no problems ill try hook up a hidden bulb somewhere for resistance which should stop them from being constantly on

    and pancho how many LED's you talking? cause ive got 5 bulbs on my car now and im not getting the problem your getting

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    over a year late lol, there is a constant 11v feed in the front festoon, although the halogen doesn't react to 11v, LEDs do, that's why they are so dim when switched off. I left my car over a week without starting it, no problems at all. hope this helps.


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