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    Flashing LED Sidelights

    Hi guys

    Just noticed that when I turn my ignition on, despite the lights being completely turned off via the switch, my LED sidelights (bought from Trups) flash on and off in sequence 4 or 5 times before stopping and staying off. Turning the sidelights on via the turn switch works exactly as it should. The only issue is when I first turn on the ignition - they have a mind of their own

    Anybody come across this before?

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    For what it's worth i've just done a long motorway journey with the side lights on for a full 4 or so hours..... maybe they've got really hot and are acting up? Guess I'll have to try them when they've cooled down a bit

    No bulb warning lights on dash either
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    Mine do that. I think the canbus can't believe what's there and has to check a few times.

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    Heh! laugh.gif

    Ok great, as long as it's not a fault of some kind!..... It actually looks quite cool. Knight Rider style

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    Mine do that too dw. Its the canbus system scanning everything i believe. If u had normal bulbs it wouldnt happen, but the leds only require 0.5w in comparison to 5 on a normal bulb so u see it flashing.
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    As above, mine are the same.
    Great for the footwell lights, like a mini disco at night haha
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    Same here it's normal :-)
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    My led's flash too, its perfectly normal

 

 

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