L E D lights in marker and brakes.


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L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by Peeler » Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:34 pm



Replaced the marker/brake lights with led's to be seen better.
Now the tail light warning on the dash lights up.
I know you have to use a resistor for turn signals, do I have to install one for my tail lights also?
If so what one and where?
My bike is a 1984 Aspencade.
Thanks for any and all help.
Danny



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paneled
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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by paneled » Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:11 pm

most parts stores who sell led bulbs also sell load simulators
you will need one for every led you install to make the tell tale
light on the dash go out, I have led bulbs in my 86 sei and I had
to use 4 of them one on each turn signal bulb to make the self
cancel operate, I didn`t use one on the brake lights and my dash
warning light is on, but I know why and I just live with it.
86 aspy sei
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Re: L E D lights in marker and brakes.

Post by Ghostt » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:31 am

I had the same problem when I installed the wig wag brake light modulator, and LEDs.

My fix was just take the brake light warning light bulb out of the dash, free and easy fix.

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