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2013 FE trailer light blinking

We have a 2013 FE SEL with the factory towing package, this summer I bought a new 72"X12' aluminum trailer (with LED lights all around) to haul our Honda Pioneer UTV. The trailer lights will blink really fast (fender markers and tail lights) when no other lights are on, but if I turn the FE head lights or parking lights on the trailer lights no longer blink.

This isn't a big deal since most of the time I use one of my trucks to pull the trailer, all my other trailers are too big for the FE and have the 7 pin plug so I can't even back up to one of them to see if the lights blink on those.

I am guessing that it probably has something to do with the lack of resistance in the LED lights on the trailer. Is there an easy fix for this?

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post #2 of 2 Old 12-18-2016, 05:51 PM
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There is a thread already on this search "LED Trailer" or read here: Trailer LED lights fixed (with resistor pack)

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