Switched Turn signals to LED . Hyper Flash

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Buzzard67
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Switched Turn signals to LED . Hyper Flash

Post by Buzzard67 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:42 pm

Switched turn signals to Amber LED Bulbs, now have hyper flash.
I heard you can change out the flash relay to fix the problem.
Okay, where is the flash relay located at on 1984 Toyota Tercel 4WD DXL?
Or is there another solution?
Let me known.
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Re: Switched Turn signals to LED . Hyper Flash

Post by Petros » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:35 pm

there was a thread on this in the archives.

As I recall, the solution is to add a simple resistor to the circuit to approximate the total resistance of the stock bulb.
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Re: Switched Turn signals to LED . Hyper Flash

Post by splatterdog » Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:14 pm

Finding working flashers is easy, follow the clicking. Using a resistor only defeats the amp draw reduction of leds.

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Re: Switched Turn signals to LED . Hyper Flash

Post by helipilot77 » Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:22 pm

I did this mod on my last Tercel. The flasher is buried behind the steering column kind of by the age cluster. If I remember correctly it was a three pin flasher that I bought off superbrightleds.com
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Re: Switched Turn signals to LED . Hyper Flash

Post by SirFoxx » Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:39 pm

Is there a relay thats plug n play with the toyota harness? I know they are three pin, but on my '81 the pins are much closer together than a standard 3 pin relay is.
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