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    Default Hmmm...that's weird!!

    Well I was just locking the house up for the night and looked out my dining room window to see my side lights flashing.

    I have some smd led bulbs and already know about the whole canbus/strobing issue, so not bothered about that, but what worries me is that my car hasn't been touched for well over an hour!

    If Im honest, this isn't the first time I have noticed it. I have walked to the shop before and come back to see them strobing. When I have asked my wife of she has gone out to the car, she has said no.

    Any ideas?

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    Did you deadlock it? Only time mines stayed on, we'll plate flash is when its not deadlocked...

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    This is why i rigged mine up through the ignition.... one night i locked my car up around 8 didnt go near it and when took the dogs out they were still flashing at around 12

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    Quote Originally Posted by leemarksmith View Post
    Did you deadlock it? Only time mines stayed on, we'll plate flash is when its not deadlocked...
    Yeah I always deadlock it. I will check again before I go to sleep.

    As long as it doesn't give me a flat battery!!

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    Just looked out and my plates not flashing, my sides are hooked up to the dash feed so no issues there

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    Mine flash every half hour for about 30 seconds. Im not worried though, wont flat the battery and almost looks like a security feature.

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    don't worry about the battery mate
    LEDs have extremaly small power consumption compared to standard bulbs

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    Quote Originally Posted by RollingStone View Post
    Mine flash every half hour for about 30 seconds. Im not worried though, wont flat the battery and almost looks like a security feature.

    mine does this , but never bothered about it , looks cool ,

    . irmy door pins, pedals,chrome /elec folding mirrors covers.parking sensors/ window tints all round.blue led dash conversion.debaged /k+n filter twin mij cat back exhaust . xp front spoiler and irmy boot spoiler .b8,s and H+ R springs. afl, headlights

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