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brake light blowing
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2013/4/18 18:55
From Crete, Il
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I bought an led tail light for my 99 vmax. It was made for a gen 2. I hooked it up and it keeps blowing my turn signal fuse. Should I install a resistor to fix or try a different tail light?

Posted on: 2013/7/17 11:06

Re: brake light blowing
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1999/2/2 12:00
From Deltona
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All LED lights need a load resistor in line on the power side...

Posted on: 2013/7/17 14:54
Later/Steve Jasse

Re: brake light blowing
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2012/9/11 12:25
From Plainfield, IL 60586
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I just went through a similar problem on my '98. I replaced my brake light with an LED light with no problem. The problem came when I installed LED turn signals. With the front set installed everything was fine but when I hooked up the rears all the signals would flash at the same time. I bought a diode kit from Kuryakyn (7.99) installed in about an hour (i'm no mech) and the problem was solved.

Posted on: 2013/7/17 16:23

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