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Magic

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Side lights.
« on: August 13, 2019, 06:15:31 AM »
Hi Guys

I purchased some led sidelights to replace the standard ones.

They are T4W as per original but do not want to work, Is there anything I can do / change to allow them to work ?

TIA

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Re: Side lights.
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2019, 09:13:25 AM »
I think you need an additional resistor for each led for them to work.

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Re: Side lights.
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2019, 12:40:05 PM »
If you are talking sidelights then they should work. If you mean indicators then you need to fit an electronic flasher unit  :)

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Re: Side lights.
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2019, 04:01:49 PM »
I had a similar situation with an old motorbike.  LEDs must have polarity applied the same way, whereas normal bulbs can accept polarity either way.  Wiring a small bridge rectifier before each bulb may solve this. Or as Rusty's Uncle says, he probably has a ton more experience than I do.

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Re: Side lights.
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2019, 09:34:45 PM »
As Dan said, If you have spade connectors on the bulb holder you can just swap them round if not just cut the wires and use a terminal block to connect them.
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Re: Side lights.
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2019, 09:56:09 AM »
If you are talking sidelights then they should work. If you mean indicators then you need to fit an electronic flasher unit  :)

Yes sidelights mate I didn't think that a problem should occur but they don't want to work  >:(