LED headlights won't stay on

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David Mosby

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Jan 25, 2016
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Hi all,
First, Amazon directed me to the wrong LEDs. I called the company and he sent out a pair of H11. It is quite a pain to install something as simple as headlights. I went LED because I heard they were more simple. They stay on for 30-40 minutes and then turn off. Has anyone else had this problem and was able to fix it?
 

Brokedownbutgood

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Sounds like an issue with the lights themselves. Were they plug and play? If so do you have a link to them.
 

jdn112011

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Hi all,
First, Amazon directed me to the wrong LEDs. I called the company and he sent out a pair of H11. It is quite a pain to install something as simple as headlights. I went LED because I heard they were more simple. They stay on for 30-40 minutes and then turn off. Has anyone else had this problem and was able to fix it?
I don't know for sure but a possible problem could be the factory harness. Do you have a light out error message? The factory harness isn't designed for the power output of LED or HID so powering the bulbs with a separate harness is recommended.

Though the oddity of behavior in your lights may be an issue within the lights themselves not the truck.
 

jdn112011

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Or run a harness system that specifically includes a capacitor. I had an in line capacitor go bad and my seamless HID system began to flicker. A small inline capacitor and using a relay harness is the trick for the trucks.
 

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Thanks I love my truck just want to know everything I can about it I got some good pics of it but can't figure out how to put them on hear
You can upload them to the garage here:
http://www.ecodieselram.com/forum/garage/

Click "New Items" and add your information.

Also, you can add pictures to any post/thread by clicking "upload file" button.
 

David Mosby

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Jan 25, 2016
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Thanks all. I forget which company I bought the electronic attachments from. I did not know if I was supposed to add or replace the old one. I attached it to the old one and barely got everything into the light. If I had to do it over again, I would buy those Sylvania bulbs that are brighter, but still don't mess with the computer.