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post #1 of 3 Old 6th May 2012, 06:12 PM Thread Starter
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Led lights

Is it difficult to replace the front turning lights with led? Anyone know the steps involved? Thanks
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post #2 of 3 Old 6th May 2012, 06:18 PM
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It's a very simple process to change them out. The user's manual points to the steps to replacing them.

However, finding LED's which don't throw off errors can be slightly difficult (adding resistor packs). I recently changed my halogen turn signals out for LED's, but I also had my car coded to turn off hot/cold monitoring of the LEDs in order to avoid errors (I didn't want to deal with adding resistor packs). I figured with LEDs they shouldn't die out.

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Anyone here done LED front turn signals?

I purchased those exact same LEDs dmclaren used.

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I purchased the same ones as Randy did from ebay and will be going the software recode route to remove the error check. Much more effective than using resistor packs which can heat up and even cause a fire hazard. I would only resort to that method for older cars that can't be reprogrammed.

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