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I have a 2004 Tahoe that I changed the brake lights to LED,

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Customer: ***** *****, I have a 2004 Tahoe that I changed the brake lights to LED, they worked fine, I then changed the interior bulbs to LED, now the brake lights are not working, but the back-up white light is constantly on in drive, help1
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Customer: after i changed my interior bulbs to LED lights, my LED brake lights are not working, including the 3rd light, but, the white back-up light stays on while I am in drive...
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The problem is that if you don't use the correct LED bulbs then you are not getting the correct resistance and the vehicle is designed to use this resistance in the circuit to make it work correctly.

I recommend you install the original style bulbs or add a resistor to each bulb or purchase bulbs with resistors built into them.

I hope this helps.

Thanks.

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Jeromy

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