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I have a 84 Wing and it has a stoplight indicator on the dash so I know if I have a stoplight out. I tried LEDs on the stoplight and the indicator stays on. I went back to standard bulbs until I find out what to do about the indicator.
The power draw on LED's is so small compared to incandescent that your indicator is feeling nothing is going on back there when the brakes are applied.

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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 04-03-2016, 09:06 PM
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The power draw on LED's is so small compared to incandescent that your indicator is feeling nothing is going on back there when the brakes are applied.

But how do I fix that? I don't want to put a load resistor in the circuit because that will defeat the idea of lightening the electrical load.
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