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Unread 12-22-2013, 11:43 PM   #1
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Led brake light

Anyone have an issue with using LED 3157 "bulbs", to the point of...jeep on, lights off, apply brake...brake lights go on...and so do the dash, hvac, shifter n 4wd lights...cant be just me. But 23000 posts to search didnt turn up an answer that was suitable.

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Unread 03-22-2014, 07:16 PM   #2
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having the same problem. turn signals work fine with an electronic flasher, but when applying the brake it lights up like a Christmas tree, rinning lights dash and console lights. thinkin resistor in the brake ight circuit?
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Unread 03-23-2014, 03:27 PM   #3
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Check your ground at the lights. I'd even go as far as adding a new bonding strap from the tub to the engine block. LEDs don't work like a regular bulb and I'm thinking that since many dash clusters have "Bulb out" warning indicators of one form or another the change in the ground resistance is tripping it up.
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