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Old 07-19-2015, 01:31 PM
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Hi All,
Fitted front LED turn signals a while back. Flush side mount and integrated mirror lights. Changed the relay just below screen to resolve the fast flashing, no problems and still running fine.
Today I finally got round to swapping out the rears for LED too. However these aren't working as well. When applied, they get brighter and dimmer with normal timing. But they don't fully extinguish. Rather than on and off flashing, they more fade in and out.
Can anyone help? Guess I've missed something here. Is there another relay to swap out somewhere?
Thanks in advance.
 
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Starting to think the relay may only support 4. But now I have 6. In the front 2 flush mount and 2 mirror signals. Now the extra 2 in the back may be pushing it over the edge, though I would have thought all of them would be affected not just the rear ones. And I really don't want to start taking off the front plastics if I can help it, just to test the theory.
 
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Old 07-23-2015, 03:50 PM
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Did you wire them up for running lights too, or only signals?

You may need to try the relay swap. You could always unplug your mirrors and see if the problem goes away....
 
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Old 07-30-2015, 02:27 PM
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if you suspect that you have too many LEDs, just as mentioned above, rule it out by unplugging two of the signals leaving you with only 4 active ones.


Would you mind posting pictures of the mirrors with the LEDS, I thought about buying some when I put my bike back together after the accident but didn't.

perhaps a part number for the flasher you used? I am tired of my fast flashing signals
 
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Originally Posted by Colombo View Post
.... perhaps a part number for the flasher you used? I am tired of my fast flashing signals
The fast flash is obnoxious, but I like it because it's more noticeable and makes you a little more visible.
 
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Old 07-31-2015, 10:42 AM
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Yea might be more noticeable but it just look soooo cheap
 
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Yea might be more noticeable but it just look soooo cheap
We all choose our priorities.
 
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Fast flash is meant to warn you of a fault. Normally a light out, which you might want to know so you can hand signal to others. Otherwise you risk not knowing and someone hitting you because there was no signal to be seen.
 

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