LED Load Resistors by Lumen®, 1 Pair. 50 Watt, 6 Ohm. These resistor connect to Lumen CAN-Bus compatible bulbs to ensure your vehicle's body control computer properly recognizes the lower electrical draw of LED bulbs as normal rather than a burned out bulb condition. Resistors also ensure no glitches or data loop communication breaks which can trigger other warning lights on some vehicles.
- Sold in pairs
- Rated for 50 watts
- 6 ohms
- May be needed with Lumen bulb to correct hyper flash or error messages
- Ensures vehicle control computer does not mistake lower LED bulb electrical draw as a burned out bulb
- Prevents glitches or data loop communication breaks which can trigger other warning lights on some vehicles
Replacing factory halogen bulbs with some brands of LEDs can cause "bulb out" error messages, sporadic operation, and generate system faults that activate check engine lights. Because LED bulbs typically only need one-tenth of the power that original equipment incandescent bulbs do, most modern vehicle computer control systems with a "CAN Bus" data loop design will mistake that low electrical draw as a non-functioning or under-performing OEM bulb. Your vehicle may give you a "bulb out" warning, or it may shut down power to that socket completely rendering your LED bulb useless.
Additionally, all bulbs in most modern vehicles are controlled by a single module that is linked in series with other control computers. On some makes and models, something as simple as a bulb not recognized by a body computer can cause glitches in the normal loop of data communication. Once this happens, your main engine controller may not recognize that all systems are go, resulted in a "check engine" warning light coming on when there is really no problem.
Because most Lumen bulbs have been designed with a higher level of advanced technology, they are CAN Bus compatible once connected with this electrical load resistor. The load resistor ensures proper data throughout your headlights, body control module, and main vehicle computer flow properly without causing error messages or confusing any computer controls. See General Specifications under each bulb, as some Lumen bulb designs may not be compatible with modern CAN Bus systems.4.95Brand: Lumen Part Number: DCDR50W6
Lumen began as a supplier of lighting equipment for commercial applications and attributes its success to focusing on the cutting edge of technology, understanding customer needs, and thinking outside of the box. Lumen has always sought to be on the cutting edge of lighting technology and offer products that make the impossible become possible, and today Lumen is a premiere producer of LED replacement bulbs that upgrade the performance of every light in your vehicle – from small warning light indicators to daytime running lights. Unlike many inferior LED bulbs that interfere with communications between lighting control modules and main engine control computers in modern vehicles, Lumen LED bulbs are fully compatible with all CAN Bus data systems. CARiD is proud to offer you the Lumen family of LEDs, and we do so with the assurance that comes only after our own employees have tested them extensively in their own vehicles. When you want impressive lighting in colorful choices for your car or truck that uses less energy, Lumen is the only name you need to know.Product Reviews (9)Lumen® DCDR50W6 - LED Load ResistorsAverage Rating: 4.7 of 5APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYView More(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYEasy Fix| Posted by Jason | (Chesapeake, VA)
Easy to install, corrected the error code from the LED fog lights.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4.5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYResistors2013 Chevy Silverado | Posted by Julie | (Kopperston, WV)
They worked great just a little time to install on my 2013 Silverado.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYWork Great!| Posted by Joe | (Greenwood, IN)
These took care the new headlights and turn signals in my 2003 GMC SIERRA. No more issues with alerts.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4.5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYLED Load Resistors| Posted by Jonathan | (Blairsville, PA)
Easy to install to wires to slow the hyper flashing for the turn signal LED's i put in. Simple to install once you figure out what to do since there wasn't any instructions, besides that, product did what it was suppose to and very happy with the productWas this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYFog Lamps Flashing| Posted by Steven | (Beachwood, NJ)
Attached these to the fog lamps and the hyper flash was gone, I had no clue I needed these until talking to a very nice representative who was patient nice and really helped me out. I love shopping from CARiD.com and defiantly will continue too buy from here.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYGreat Company| Posted by Mariano Vaccaro | (Rome, AA)
Great company, great customer care!!!!! Thanks M.V. MarciantiWas this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4.5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYLumen Resistors| Posted by Quentin | (Charlotte, NC)
I had to have these installed with the Lumen fog lights that I recently purchased as I was receiving errors. However, once these were installed, the errors disappeared. The only constructive comment that I have is that there were not any installation instructions in the box.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4.8)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYLED Light and Load Connectors| Posted by Gerald | (Brantford, ON)
Both products were right and easy to use.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYLED Load Resistors| Posted by Chamika | (Melbourne, VI)
Purchased these along with LED DRL's & fog lamps. Did not end up needing them.18 people found this review helpful.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:
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