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post #1 of 3 Old 03-11-2014, 06:16 AM Thread Starter
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Truck-Lite LEDs not working properly

I bought a set of the Truck-Lite 27270C LED headlights and the anti-flicker harnesses for my 07 JK X. Received both last night and figured I would take a few minutes for the install. As many are aware, this is a very simple thing to do, and they were both in and working in about 10 minutes. Or so I thought.

While parked in the garage without the engine running, the lights worked perfectly, for which I was a happy camper. The problem didn't show up until I decided to go out for a test run a little while later. As I was pulling out of the garage, the LH lamp went off for a couple of seconds, then came back on. The light stayed on for about 30 seconds then went off again, this time for a bit longer. When the LH light decided to come back on after 10 seconds or so, the RH light went out for a few seconds. Both lights were flashing on and off at random, with the amount of time "off" increasing each time. Finally, both lights went out completely and would not come back on until I shut off the Jeep and started all over again.

The brights will come on, and seem to be ok for a few seconds, but then they repeat the process that the low beams went through.

While I'm sure this has everything to do with the PWM system, this is NOT a case of flickering lights. The headlights go off for seconds at a time until they just stop working completely.

I've seen so many helpful threads on this forum and thought it would be a good idea to see what kind of feedback I could get in this.

I will be calling Truck-Lite this morning to get their input.
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-11-2014, 08:42 AM
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As mentioned in other HID/LED topics within this forum, on/off cycling is due to out of tolerance current draw detection by the TIPM. Low current draw must be adjusted via use of appropriately sized load resistor on the circuits.


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As mentioned in other HID/LED topics within this forum, on/off cycling is due to out of tolerance current draw detection by the TIPM. Low current draw must be adjusted via use of appropriately sized load resistor on the circuits.
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I was under the mistaken impression that the anti-flicker adapter would cure all of the ills associated with the way the system was set up. Cheers.
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