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Old 04-26-2007, 07:40 PM   #1
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used resistors......

installed LED tail lights and used resistors to eliminate the blub out warning.... it worked for the driver side... but the pass. side is still on.... what could it be?
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Old 04-30-2007, 11:38 PM   #2
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bad resistors? try to swap side and see if it makes any difference.
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Old 05-01-2007, 10:20 AM   #3
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you probably didn't get a good connection with the taps you used on that side.
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Old 05-01-2007, 06:04 PM   #4
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do i use the resistor on the ground or the hot?
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you probably didn't get a good connection with the taps you used on that side.
Yep, I had to cut a plastic off the wire to get it thru
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Old 05-02-2007, 11:40 AM   #6
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do i use the resistor on the ground or the hot?
There's your problem! The resistor should be connected between the ground and the hot wires - in parallel with the bulb.
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Old 05-02-2007, 06:23 PM   #7
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ohhhhh are you serious?
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Old 05-03-2007, 11:04 AM   #8
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ohhhhh are you serious?
um. yes.
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yes it should be (-)--tap---(resistor)---tap---(+) lol what a crappy drawing. o well hope that helps
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Old 05-04-2007, 11:49 PM   #10
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i got it guys... thank you

but um the parallel taps didnt work to well.... it worked for like 2 seconds and the resistor started smoking up

but i found an alternate solution
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