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3157 Bulbs

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by SMG26, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. Sep 17, 2009 at 1:08 PM
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    SMG26

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    I just changed my projector headlights from ebay turn signal bulb (3157 type) to a superbrightleds.com (3157). The turn signal now blinks a lot faster than the stock bulbs almost like a strobe. I was wondering are these bulbs going to harm my lights or electrical since they are blinking a lot faster.
    Here are the projectors I have.
     
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    I bought me a pair from ebay once, they blink fast and after a few seconds it blown my 5 amp fuse. I replace the 5 amp with a 7.5 amp, it still blew the fuse. I then tried a 10 amp and it still blew the fuse. I just decided to ditch the LED bulbs and stay with OEM. Hopefully you have no electrical issues. I don't remember the brand I bought from Ebay.
     
  4. Sep 17, 2009 at 1:36 PM
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    You probably need to add a resistor in there before the LED
     
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