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I purchased some LED lowbeam headlights from Amazon. I knew the car wouldn't be happy with the lights to begin with (left/right lowbeam failure & headlights flickering while the car is off) so I ordered some resistors (two sets actually) and neither set worked. At this point I'm just kind of sick of things being advertised as compatible when they aren't so I'd love if someone could give me some suggestions on resistors that are actually known to be compatible.


linked the headlights and resistors I'm using in case anyone is curious:



 

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The headlight flickering is caused by the computer doing its normal system checks. It's a low enough current that it won't trigger a halogen bulb,but will certainly trigger an LED. The fix is to hook it up to a Tech II and tell the car it has Xenon bulbs. Problem solved. As for the "headlight fail" message on the SID, that's because the LED bulbs take so little current that the computer doesn't think they're on. Just hit the 'Clear" button when the message pops up.
John Francis
Rolla, MO
 
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