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When I use the turn signal, the flash/blink repeat rate is like 3x normal.

It blinks, and clicks so fast, it is annoying.

What happened? How is this possible? How does the timing of the blinker change?
 

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If you do not have a bulb out, and you have a 2006 model, then it is a known issue with the LED tail assemblies. For some reason they go into this mode and AFAIK replacement is the only fix. Mine only did this with the right side, the left blinked at the normal rate. It was fixed under warranty.
 

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..but it could help tell indicate to everyone "I'm making this turn REALLY FAST!" :coolnana:
 

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If you do not have a bulb out, and you have a 2006 model, then it is a known issue with the LED tail assemblies.
I think he does have a 2006 Exige..... :clap:
 

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When I use the turn signal, the flash/blink repeat rate is like 3x normal.

It blinks, and clicks so fast, it is annoying.

What happened? How is this possible? How does the timing of the blinker change?
My signal started to do the same thing when I changed the front flashers to the aftermarket LED bulbs that look white under the lenses but flash yellow/orange.

Was told it Has to do with the power feedback from using non filament bulbs.
 

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Was told it Has to do with the power feedback from using non filament bulbs.
Not exactly "feed back" - the flash speed is regulated by the current being drawn (resistance) by all the bulbs. If a bulb is out, the resistance is down and the the flasher cycles faster - it's actually by design so that you know if turn signal bulb is out, and it's pretty much standard on all cars.

If you change the bulbs to one that has different resistance values, the flasher will work faster or slower depending on the load. You often get the same thing if you connect a trailer (lights) up to the wring of your car (truck). Special flasher units cure the problem in the case of changes because of trailers...
 

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Not exactly "feed back" - the flash speed is regulated by the current being drawn (resistance) by all the bulbs. If a bulb is out, the resistance is down and the the flasher cycles faster - it's actually by design so that you know if turn signal bulb is out, and it's pretty much standard on all cars.

If you change the bulbs to one that has different resistance values, the flasher will work faster or slower depending on the load. You often get the same thing if you connect a trailer (lights) up to the wring of your car (truck). Special flasher units cure the problem in the case of changes because of trailers...
+1 Great info.
 

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..but it could help tell indicate to everyone "I'm making this turn REALLY FAST!" :coolnana:

Too funny! :) This just happened to me and I expected it was a bulb out. No bulb out but I do have a 2006 Elise, so the info in this thread... awesome.

Thanks.
JD
 
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