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Upgrading to LED turn indictors on 1998 Dragster (Yamamha)

All lamps in place new flasher sited, now indicators only light very dimly and do not flash!!!!

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LED's run off a different current to standard bulbs and an LED relay should be used. You can pick these up for as little as a fiver.

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I suspect that the LED Lights are not giving the flasher enough of a load. You may want to put a 5 ohm 1/4 watt resistor in series with the light and see if that helps. Let me know if they light better that way.

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