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2008 S3 DRL Bulbs

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by TimJK, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. TimJK
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    Hello, just bought these bulbs to replace my DRL bulbs with LED ones, and these bring up the bulb out error on the dash.

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    Can anyone recommend ones they have used before hassle free?

    Thanks, Tim
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    or... what resistor to use
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    Ok, well tried 6ohm resistor in series, still a fault, someone must be of some help?
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    I'll have a look for the resistors I used, or do a search for the DRL thread, there was someone in there that had non-error ones.
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    Chappy Call me Dan :)

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    I think I used 50ohm resistors at 25w :)
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    I have sold on the bulbs until I find some drl's that work. However replaced side lights with some led's and no error there.
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    That link I put up has ones that work without resistors somewhere in it, and no errors. I jumped the gun a bit and ordered the resistor ones before I got to the second page where the straight swap ones were.
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    DaveyB No misfires.

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    After weeks of messing about with LED's & DIS errors I finally manned up and bought a set of the MTEC as per the above link. Just fitted them and they look so much better :rockwoot:
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    after having a few issues with those lights i gave up and the seller (Hids-Direct) agreed to swap me over to LEDs and then i just got a resistor kit which now works perfectly and looks even better!


    also arranged a 10% discount code for all ASN members
    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/new-a3...ort-10%-discount-hids-direct.html#post1368761
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    DaveyB No misfires.

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    Good to know - what type of issue did you experience with them?
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    DaveyB No misfires.

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    Fair enough - with a bit of luck they might extend me the same deal if I run into difficulties. Cheers for the info!
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    no probs mate.
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