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Old 06-08-2007, 13:55   #1 (permalink)
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Question 97 Escort flasher help

I replaced the burned out bulbs(3157) with LED version's from eBay. They're 3W(a cluster of 3 1W LEDs, actually) Luxeon's(I think), which supposed to brighter than the other LED ones. They're not as bright as the real bulbs, but close enough...

Now, the problem: they're flashing at crazy speed, due the low current draw. I checked with a technician at local Ford dealer and located the flasher unit:





It's a big yellow chunk under the dash, to the left of steering column. It looks like two flashers combined into one as there're two plugs go into it. Each has 5 pins. The yellow is for turn signal, we tested that by unplugging it. The blue, I'm not sure but maybe it's the emergency flasher...







The part number is F7C6 13N360A. I can't find an exact replacement on eBay, but this one looks pretty close(not sure if posting eBay auction is allowed here. If not, I'll remove it later):
eBay Motors: LED Replacement Flasher Ford Dodge Jeep 5 Pin EP-27 (item 220118362630 end time Jun-09-07 16:52:48 PDT)

I'd like to know if anyone can confirm this is the right one, and if I need to buy two and duct-tape them together. I'll check with the seller as well...

Thanks!

P.S. I know I could try load resistors. But the ones I bought from AutoZone say they get real hot. I'm worried about the lamp housing melting from the heat, even turn into a fire hazard...
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