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Old 07-07-2019, 09:16 PM   #1
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Default 2013 Sti LED Taillight Bulb Replacement

Picked up some cool white led bulbs for my Sti brake lights from superbrightleds.com a while back.

They are supposed to be dual function, but they were not turning on with the parking lights like the standard bulbs did, but they were turning on when brakes were depressed.

They are 7443.

Is there a relay I need to change for the tail lights like I needed to for the turn signals?
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:09 AM   #2
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I think i figured this out, there is another type of 7443 that is wired a bit differently...ck type...does not appear that is what I bought ...hope they will let me swap them, otherwise I have 40 bucks worth of useless bulbs.

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Old 07-08-2019, 12:17 AM   #3
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Get red not white bulbs.
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Old 07-08-2019, 04:30 PM   #4
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Leave the OEM halogen bulbs in there, no more problems!
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Old 07-08-2019, 05:55 PM   #5
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Old 07-08-2019, 11:14 PM   #6
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Leave the OEM halogen bulbs in there, no more problems!


Haha...i wish I had, waste of 2 hours last night.
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Old 07-08-2019, 11:17 PM   #7
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Yeah I have to rebuy the ck socket versions, so I will make sure I get them all (tails and high mount) in red next time they run a sale...will not be able to exchange the white ones which sucks but oh well, itís for the better since cool white was a bad choice.
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