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So I have replaced all bulbs to LEDs inside and out. Success with all after a couple of different bulb tries, BUT I am experiencing an intermittent hyperflash. Really dont understand why. Tail, brake and DRLs are stock LEDs. I dont want to install resistors, they are dangerous. Is there a flasher relay I could change?
 

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Snark is correct. The standard circuit is designed to flash at the slower rate when there is enough current draw. Incandescent bulbs draw a lot more current than LEDs. Without load resistors to draw more current, the circuit thinks the bulbs are blown and goes into hyper flash as an alert the a bulb is burned out.
 

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How bout something like this? Where would it go? How many prongs? Just a thought.

XtremeAmazing 5 Pin EP27 FL27 Electronic Flasher Relay for Car Vehicle LED Turn Signal Light Bulbs Hyper Blink Flash Fix


  1. XtremeAmazing 5 Pin EP27 FL27 Electronic Flasher Relay for Car Vehicle LED Turn Signal Light Bulbs Hyper Blink Flash Fix
 

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Are you asking me? If yes, no, I don’t think resistors are bad or dangerous, but if not correctly sized, they will get crazy hot. (I’m an EE )
 

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If you buy the ones designed for this purpose they have large heat sinks and are required to be mounted to metal not plastic. I have not had any issues with these. But, as mentioned they do get hot.
 

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Not dangerous necessarily. They melt plastic. Turn signal area really doesn't have anything else to mount it to but plastic. Once melted never the same, ask the wicked witch.
 
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