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Old 11-16-2013, 04:38 PM   #1
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So i am going to swap regular bulbs to leds for brake reverse and signals. I know i need an EL12 flasher but how many prong? duo or tri? and what do i need for my brake lights. when the lights are on and you press the brake it is a barely noticable change. do i need a in line regulator or something?

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Same number of prongs as the old flasher.
Sounds like you might have the lights in backwards and the brake lights are on instead of the parking lights and stepping on the pedal is turning on the parking lights instead of the brake lights.
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Same number of prongs as the old flasher.
Sounds like you might have the lights in backwards and the brake lights are on instead of the parking lights and stepping on the pedal is turning on the parking lights instead of the brake lights.
I bouth 64smd leds. i may try them the other way around. hard thing to do with only one person lol. and i havent removed the old one. didnt know if anyone knew off their head
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I bouth 64smd leds. i may try them the other way around. hard thing to do with only one person lol. and i havent removed the old one. didnt know if anyone knew off their head
there should be two prongs that come off the flasher. | _ they should look Similar to that when looking at if head on. And try what navy said. Putting them in backwards does matter
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Just get a big ass rock and place it on the break pedal until you confirm they're in right.
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there should be two prongs that come off the flasher. | _ they should look Similar to that when looking at if head on. And try what navy said. Putting them in backwards does matter
Didnt know that. will try that.


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Just get a big ass rock and place it on the break pedal until you confirm they're in right.
Really AWSMGY xD
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Just get a big ass rock and place it on the break pedal until you confirm they're in right.
Actually a good idea. I have used that to check brake lights before inspection if noone is around, and i cant back up to something.
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Actually a good idea. I have used that to check brake lights before inspection if noone is around, and i cant back up to something.
Just turn on your hazard flasher, it flashes the brake lights.
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Just turn on your hazard flasher, it flashes the brake lights.
Either way works. Usually my wife is close by now that she is off of night shift.
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