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3 wire turn signals to 2 wire LED lights

I am looking for some one to help me with some electrical! I bought 2 wire LED lights and my system is 3 wire. After the install I only have hazard lights I am getting some sort of feed back! Is there a relay or something that can be put on this bike to get the turn signals working right? My bike is a cbr 900 93 model
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Re: 3 wire turn signals to 2 wire LED lights

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There's no relay needed for what you're doing. Your 3 wire set up is for the running light on the oem turn signal, it's a dual filiment bulb, just like a car. You may have the incorrect power lead connected to the LED as there are two. One for the running light the other is actually for the turn signal circuit. Use a test light and verify the power lead you have connected is for the turn signal circuit and not the running light. The conversion is relatively easy but you'll lose the running light option if you run LED turn signals.

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Re: 3 wire turn signals to 2 wire LED lights

well i hooked up the red wire from my led signal to the found signal wire and the light stayed on and got the same result when i hooked it to the found running light so is my relay fryed ??????
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Re: 3 wire turn signals to 2 wire LED lights

, IIRC some LED circuits do require an additional relay to make them flash.
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Re: 3 wire turn signals to 2 wire LED lights

Here's exactly what you need my friend. Another of our Honda brothers out there has has taken the initiative to resolve this problem for us. He has included a schematic diagram and he's dead on. I did this on my 929 and it's very trick. It'll work fine and only take about a half hour of your time. You'll need a test light to verify your connections and definitely solder your connections, don't just tape them, they may come loose. Enjoy fellow Honda Rider!!

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Here's exactly what you need my friend. Another of our Honda brothers out there has has taken the initiative to resolve this problem for us. He has included a schematic diagram and he's dead on. I did this on my 929 and it's very trick. It'll work fine and only take about a half hour of your time. You'll need a test light to verify your connections and definitely solder your connections, don't just tape them, they may come loose. Enjoy fellow Honda Rider!!

http://www.***************/forums/he...ng-lights.html
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Re: 3 wire turn signals to 2 wire LED lights

Hi All, Im new here and I was hoping someone would be able to help me find flush mount turn signals for my 95 900, I have seen lots but I want the ones best suited for this specific bike and year. Though I would ask some experts on this site Thanks for your help
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Hi All, Im new here and I was hoping someone would be able to help me find flush mount turn signals for my 95 900, I have seen lots but I want the ones best suited for this specific bike and year. Though I would ask some experts on this site Thanks for your help
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Re: 3 wire turn signals to 2 wire LED lights

you should have three wires, Power Ground and signal, you do not need a constant power going to the L.E.D turn signals. so turn your key on and find out witch wires are constant power and cap them off, Find out witch wire is your ground and connect it to the black wire of your new lights, connect the last wire you have left to the red wire of your new lights, you cannot have any of the front or rear "marker" or constant power wires hooked up to any of your new lights ( i take if your using all L.E.Ds) because you will have to put both constant and signal together now this will cause them not to flash and or it will cause your lights burn out prematurely, If you dont want them to flash so fast you will have to wire in resistors some do some cant be bothered. I had the problem on my bike took me a few minutes to figure out that both front and rear signals on each side are wired together somewhere so if you have the constant power hooked up to one it will turn the other on.

note it is also a good idea to cut the factory plugs off the factory turn signals and wire them onto your new lights so you can remove them with ease
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Re: 3 wire turn signals to 2 wire LED lights

Hey man, Thanks for the heads up, i posted it in New Members Forum....Oh, and my name, Thats my initials and my town, does look random though eh? Thanks for the help
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Re: 3 wire turn signals to 2 wire LED lights

There are ways to wire the LED signals and keep your running lights as well. You can use diodes/resistors or relays. Relays will blink on and off when signal is turned on. the diode method will blink brighter and dimmer when signal is turned on.

Here's one way

Convert 2 wire signals to 3 Wire Inputs - CBR Forum - Enthusiast forums for Honda CBR Owners

There is also a how-to on the R6 forum, search converting 2 wire signals to 3 wire functionality on google it should pop up. hope this helps anoybody with the same issues.

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