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I just installed some flush mount LED turn signals on the front of my '07 R6. Now when I put the blinker on, it blinks at 2X the speed it used to. I'm assuming it's because there's no resistance from the LED lights which use about 1/10 of the power of the ugly stock blinkers. Anyway, does anyone know a quick fix for this? Will changing the stock blinkers in the back to LED blinkers balance out the circuit and fix the problem?

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- Erik in San Diego.
 

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that prob it, my tail light is the same way, and the kit for the tail light came with some resistor blocks or whatever the hell you wanna call them.
 

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A blinker bulb pulls approx 2-3 watts.

a led is approx 20-30 mA x 12 volts is = .36 watts

u would need a resister that will allow this to become closer to the rated power.

2 watts - .36 watts = 1.64

1.64 watts / 12 volts = .13 A

12 volts/ .13 amps = R

finding R. should be something around 92 ohm. rated at 2w - 3w.


Or buy the resisrtor kits that parts stores sell for leds. look like little white rectangles.
 

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yes aftermarket are usually leds, not bulbs which require less power, thus if the same amount of power goes into the led it will blink faster. U will need 2W 15- or 20 Ohm resistors u can buy then at any electrical store.
 

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i have some resistors for sale that bring the blinking rate back to normal. very easy to install. let me know if you are interested.

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I tried this method but still signals r very fast. I got 10 ohm & 5w. Any help please.

A blinker bulb pulls approx 2-3 watts.

a led is approx 20-30 mA x 12 volts is = .36 watts

u would need a resister that will allow this to become closer to the rated power.

2 watts - .36 watts = 1.64

1.64 watts / 12 volts = .13 A

12 volts/ .13 amps = R

finding R. should be something around 92 ohm. rated at 2w - 3w.







I tried this method but still signals r very fast. I got 10 ohm & 5w. Any help please.


I tried this method but still the signals are very fast.
I got 100 ohm @ 5w
Any help please


Or buy the resisrtor kits that parts stores sell for leds. look like little white rectangles.
 
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