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Does one need to reset blown bulb warning light

Hi I have been upgrading my lights on my car first I replaced the side lights with led with resistors on them no problem then I replaced the tail lights and brake lights with led with no resistors and the warning light come on so I took them out and at the same time replaced the head light bulbs with http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2005846206...84.m1497.l2649 so I can't under stand why the light is still on does it need resetting ?? Any one help plz
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until someone replies, it should reset itself if the proper bulbs are there (either original or new ones with resistors)


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The message will clear itself as soon as you have all the correct wattage bulbs in place. The message clears each time when you shut off the car. If there is still a problem the message will return the next time you turn on the lights.

The message should only occur after you have activated the problem light. Try acivating your lights in stages to find which one triggers the warning, for instance brake lights first then directionals, then running lights, and lastly headlights. This might at least give you an idea where the problem is.


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Like Jeff said, there is no reset. The light will go out if the correct bulbs are used.
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until someone replies, it should reset itself if the proper bulbs are there (either original or new ones with resistors)
The head light bulb on the link are not led just 2x CAR FRONT LIGHT HEADLIGHT H7 ULTRA XENON WHITE BULBS
The only LEDs are front side lights and they have resistors surely the head lights bulbs would not make it come on ?
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if the h7 lights up then it is not them provided h7 are in your manual as the bulb that belongs there


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and leds even with resistors can be defective. even i have had defective leds for my license plate. sometimes they say they have resistors to make the sale but are either defective or not the right type of resistor


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and leds even with resistors can be defective. even i have had defective leds for my license plate. sometimes they say they have resistors to make the sale but are either defective or not the right type of resistor
When I replaced the side lights with LEDs the warning did not come on , could it be the h7 s as I just replaced h7 with better h7 or do you think the LEDs are the problem ?
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if you put the original non leds in and original h7s do you get error message?
if no error , then proceed only one thing at a time.


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if you put the original non leds in and original h7s do you get error message?
if no error , then proceed only one thing at a time.
Process of elimination good thinking I think it mite be the only way I will try it and see how I get on
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Hmmm I put 27LED front sidelights in this week and luckily the light warning didnt come on- will have to watch that
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Sorted, it was the LEDs side lights so there out now and reused to replace the interior lights which look great , thanks for all the help
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