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I'm converting all my HR-V bulbs to LEDs and I'm wondering if any of you have replaced your flasher relay module with the type that supports LED bulbs? I'd rather replace that than add a bunch of gangly load resistors to my wiring. If so, can you please share the specifics of the LED flasher module you used and how to get to it in the vehicle?

I'd also like to know if anyone has addressed the puny cargo light with a better solution? I'd like to find a plug and play upgrade for that, and maybe the dome light too. Phillips 194 LED bulbs work great in the factory fixtures, but no bulb that size is bright enough to reveal the contents of the black hole beneath my cargo cover.

Also, if anyone understands how the fabric loops attached to the rear seats are supposed to be arranged to manage the seatbelt latch hardware, please share. You deserve a cookie.

Cheers!
-David
 

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I pulled the dash and steering column again tonight frying to find that little flasher booger. Alas, no gravy. I can hear it, but I can't find it.

I noticed that no parts schematic I've seen lists the flasher relay--part numbers for all other Honda flasher relays begin with 38300, but I don't see any HR-V part anywhere with that prefix.

Is it possible that Honda integrated the flasher relay into the gague cluster or something? Oh, the horror.

If anyone knows the answer, please share before my OCD gets the best of me. I once took a grandfather clock apart and couldn't get it back together again, lol. I'm going to try very hard not to do that to my car.
 

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I plan to install two LED puck lights on the inside of the hatch near the access covers. These will provide a great deal of light over a wide area of the cargo section and will also light up the ground by the rear bumper to facilitate loading.
 

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I'm converting all my HR-V bulbs to LEDs and I'm wondering if any of you have replaced your flasher relay module with the type that supports LED bulbs? I'd rather replace that than add a bunch of gangly load resistors to my wiring. If so, can you please share the specifics of the LED flasher module you used and how to get to it in the vehicle?

I'd also like to know if anyone has addressed the puny cargo light with a better solution? I'd like to find a plug and play upgrade for that, and maybe the dome light too. Phillips 194 LED bulbs work great in the factory fixtures, but no bulb that size is bright enough to reveal the contents of the black hole beneath my cargo cover.

Also, if anyone understands how the fabric loops attached to the rear seats are supposed to be arranged to manage the seatbelt latch hardware, please share. You deserve a cookie.

Cheers!
-David
Did you figure out which flasher relay module to get? Thanks!
 

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Did you figure out which flasher relay module to get? Thanks!
I do not think that there is a turn signal relay.
Looking at the wiring diagram in License Plate Parking Tail Turn Warning Light wiring diagram:
http://www.mediafire.com/download/s...e_-_Parking_-_Tail_-_Turn_-_Warning_Light.pdf

I can see:
- Turn Signal in the Combination Light Switch (Page 4)
- Right Rear Turn Signal Light with the green wire into the Under-Dash Fuse Relay Box (Page 3)
- Left Rear, And Right/Left Front Turn Signal/Parking Lights with the Yellow wires into the Under-Dash Fuse Relay Box (Page 2)
- All these flowing into something called IPD (Page 2)
But NO Relay.

Also Looking at the list of relay in Power Relay Test Document , again NO relay.
http://www.mediafire.com/download/xc55opcbhzgbccl/Power_Relay_Test.pdf
 

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Thanks for the info Coton. I tried looking for it when I replaced all my turn signals and couldn't find it either. I figured it was just hidden inside the dashboard.
 

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I do not think that there is a turn signal relay.
Looking at the wiring diagram in License Plate Parking Tail Turn Warning Light wiring diagram:
http://www.mediafire.com/download/s...e_-_Parking_-_Tail_-_Turn_-_Warning_Light.pdf

I can see:
- Turn Signal in the Combination Light Switch (Page 4)
- Right Rear Turn Signal Light with the green wire into the Under-Dash Fuse Relay Box (Page 3)
- Left Rear, And Right/Left Front Turn Signal/Parking Lights with the Yellow wires into the Under-Dash Fuse Relay Box (Page 2)
- All these flowing into something called IPD (Page 2)
But NO Relay.

Also Looking at the list of relay in Power Relay Test Document , again NO relay.
http://www.mediafire.com/download/xc55opcbhzgbccl/Power_Relay_Test.pdf
Thanks Coton, always a huge help!

It's the MICU, according to post #2 here: http://honda-tech.com/honda-accord-...6-coupe-turn-signal-flasher-location-3222100/

I wonder if I can just solder a resistor on it somewhere to cover all four blinkers >:D
 

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It's been a couple of years since the last post.. hoping perhaps things have changed. Has anyone found a relay to fix the hyper blinking? I've started my search but haven't been able to find anything yet. Trying to not have to use load resistors. Thanks
 

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Good evening all:
I have now changed every bulb on my 2016 HRV to LEDs. Headlights, Front Markers, Driving Lights, 4 signal lights, reverse lights, plate light, vanity mirror lights, and all of the interior courtesy lights.
All was good...except after changing the signal lights..now I get the quick flasher. :eek:
In most applications I would put an inline resister to stop this. Does anyone know if there is a signal relay I can swap in to accomplish the same effect?
Thanks in advance.
Kris

PS: I do see this has been asked before...anyone got a fix or just live with the too much caffeine effect?
 

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I put inline resistors on mine. From what I remember, our cars don't have a turn signal relay or the relay sits behind the instrument cluster. You might be able to find plug and play resistors so you dont have to splice into the wires.
 

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Thanks for the idea.
That's not so good from me. I doubt I'll find a premade one and making one is problematic for me.
I'll look around, or I might have to shift back to the standard bulbs.
Thanks again.
Kris
 

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Other than long life, what is the advantage of LED turn signal lights? They seem like a lot of work and expense for little return, what am I missing?
It's mainly for looks and safety. Some LED's are brighter than the OEM halogen bulbs which makes it easier to spot. Also, like Einz mentioned, you can purchase switchback LED bulbs which are white or red and turn yellow/amber when the turn signal is on.
 

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Other than long life, what is the advantage of LED turn signal lights? They seem like a lot of work and expense for little return, what am I missing?
Ok, why did I switch?

I like the modern look of the LED lamps.
I like that they are low power consumption.
I like the intensity of the lamps.

As far as it is necessary? I also like the idea that my car is a little different, but not in a non functional way. I've always been a function over form person, and that is part of what appeals to me about the HRV.

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Good afternoon all:
I've continued to try different solutions to the hyper flash problem. I purchased a number of different LED bulbs that claimed they could fix the problem. In each case there was a problem. Either the light was too big to be inserted or it didn't do the job. I also tried to purchase remade inline resisters set. In each of those cases the base would not insert into the lamp housing...the little tongues were in a different configuration on both of the two types I tried.
I am now at the point were I will be installing resisters with Positaps. I'll let you know if it works.
My plan is to install the resistors front and back and then use a metal screw to mount the resistors to the medal of the car.
Wish me luck.
 
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