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    I fitted led sidelight bulbs today.
    Canbus Error free ones.
    Alls well but they pulse when the lights are not on
    Is this normal as it looks like a police car?

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    A lot pulse for about 60 seconds after you turn the ignition off. It is the bulb "blown" detect system working, an LED bulb needs just a very little amount of power to work, and the bulb check thing suplies just enough.

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    They are pulsing with the engine running aswell though
    And the lights off?

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    Same here, I just drive with them on most of the time

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    I know mine do it when i turn the car off but never noticed if they do it while the car is running.

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    perfectly normal, but mine dont as i wired mine into the loom for the dash lights

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    Hello mate my ones do this also. So yes they all do it even more interesting when you put them in numberplate

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