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Old 17th May 2022, 08:19 PM
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impact sensors for the air bag.
Not in the front of the D2. The control unit under the dash handles longitudinal impacts and it has side impact sensors at the base of the B pillar
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Old 18th May 2022, 07:56 AM
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Heating resistor?
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Old 18th May 2022, 07:33 PM
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It's a load resistor because I installed LED bulbs for my turn signals. I have four of them installed but my turn signals still blink too fast because I have LED bulbs for the front fender turn signals and haven't bought load resistors for those.
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I know US car lighting rules are a bit different to here in the UK, but is there much point in LEDs for indicators?

I've only put LEDs in my reversing lights (for extra brightness) and what we call front sidelights (or position lights) to better match the HID/Xenon headlights.

I did try the numberplate illumination for a while but the LED bulbs didn't last and with the yellow rear plates we have in the UK were rather pointless. The OEM bulbs are bombproof and last for ever!

I did change my front indicator bulbs for silvered ones to lose the "fried egg" look, but that's all. Might have done something similar for the side repeaters too but don't recall what.

(Lots of LEDs in the cabin, but that's a different tale...)
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I don't think there is a point to have LED for the indicators but we do have vehicles here in America with all LED exterior lights. Heck we have ass holes here in America that drive with their high beam headlights on
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Old 19th May 2022, 11:04 PM
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I don't think there is a point to have LED for the indicators but we do have vehicles here in America with all LED exterior lights. Heck we have ass holes here in America that drive with their high beam headlights on
We have some of those in the UK as well.
I even came across an advanced driving instructor telling students that they should drive with high beam at all times on motorways (freeways). He didn't understand when I suggested he gave up his driving licence.
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