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    hi all ,bought some white led,s for my number plate light, look great. but when i turn car off and park up. the led,s flicker for a few seconds

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    Early christmas decorations?! :-)

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    Yeah mine do it, looks cool

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    I had the same problem when I replaced the small bulbs in the angel eyes for leds. They would flicker , strobe like, when driving with the lights off. I tried load resistors but no good. Its a communication problem with the CAN system. I don't know if there's a work around yet.

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    I got the angel eyes to work with leds. Use a relay to power the leds seperately and use a resistor to fool the bulb failure system.
    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...t=91254&page=5

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    Awesome mate cheers. Gonna give this a go this weekend

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    Basically Vectras and Signums dont like leds because of the canbus system.

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    Thats true, they don't like leds but you can fool it.
    By the way - No need to shout, we can all hear you.

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    Shouting would be in capitals !! lol

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