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      03-30-2013, 02:26 PM   #1
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Special Trick for CAN BUS LED Bulbs?

I recently bought a set of LED bulbs from eBay and they are supposed to be CAN BUS safe, meaning they do not throw error codes or fast-flash. Others from the forum have bought the same bulbs from the same vendor and gotten them to work. When I installed them I got the above two errors. Is there something special I need to do to install these bulbs? I heard something about possibly disconnecting the battery before installing? Anyone with experience or advice on this topic would be much appreciated.

For reference, these are the bulbs I bought: http://www.ebay.com/itm/280778657694
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      03-30-2013, 07:18 PM   #2
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I recently bought a set of LED bulbs from eBay and they are supposed to be CAN BUS safe, meaning they do not throw error codes or fast-flash. Others from the forum have bought the same bulbs from the same vendor and gotten them to work. When I installed them I got the above two errors. Is there something special I need to do to install these bulbs? I heard something about possibly disconnecting the battery before installing? Anyone with experience or advice on this topic would be much appreciated.

For reference, these are the bulbs I bought: http://www.ebay.com/itm/280778657694
Don't mess about ... just let MyLitCo know and they will replace them. See this thread: http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...page=3&post=45
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The resistors have probably gone/blown/are faulty. Ask for a replacement.
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      04-03-2013, 02:02 AM   #4
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OK, so I contacted the seller, MyLitCo, on eBay and they said for BMW you have to unhook the battery and possibly even the fuses to prevent getting an error code. I have no experience with the fuses, so that my be challenging, but I'll try and report back.
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Meh, I didn't do any of that and didn't have any issues upon installing. Keen to see if that helped.
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