How-To: Forever Fix RICER FLASH!

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Post by N30N » Sun May 10, 2009 12:46 pm

GD bro its when you put LED bulbs in.your car thinks the bulb is out so it will flash really quick like every car will when a brake light or turn signal is out.it sucks cause its really fast and annoying
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Post by Danteneon » Sun May 10, 2009 1:17 pm

Sykora wrote:umm what is Ricer Flash?
Halfway up the page you will see Kyle asked the same question about a year and a half ago...
krc21 wrote:what is a ricer flash? sorry noob here
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NiteHawk wrote:ricer flash is the fast flashing you get when you replace front or rear turn signal incandecent bulbs with LED's....(or if you have a dead bulb).
A post from this thread
And now I'm going to do this mod :thumbup:
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by N30N » Sun May 10, 2009 1:37 pm

we need pics bro really really bad...
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Post by ZeroChad » Sun May 10, 2009 2:26 pm

Here's a picture of my modified relay.
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As you can see, the trace you need to interrupt is to the upper left of the 8pin chip.
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Post by Danteneon » Sun May 10, 2009 11:10 pm

Thank you sir! I just finished this on my car...works like a champ :thumbup:
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by NickKo » Sun May 10, 2009 11:32 pm

ZeroChad wrote:Here's a picture of my modified relay.
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As you can see, the trace you need to interrupt is to the upper left of the 8pin chip.
THANK YOU for posting that pic !! :thumbup: :thumbup:

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Post by Caraudioholic24 » Mon May 11, 2009 9:27 am

Thank you. Thats the one I thought it was but wanted to make sure.
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Post by ZeroChad » Mon May 11, 2009 4:45 pm

No problem guys!
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Post by N30N » Thu May 14, 2009 7:58 am

in between r6 and r1 right?

this is great info and i wonder how long it took to figure out?
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Post by ZeroChad » Thu May 14, 2009 9:12 am

N30N wrote:in between r6 and r1 right?

this is great info and i wonder how long it took to figure out?
Right. Anywhere along the trace coming out of pin 3.
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Post by N30N » Thu May 14, 2009 9:15 am

ok thanks alot bro.i need to do this as soon as i get an off day(sat)

please dont delete your photobucket pics.lol

nice car btw zero
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Post by occasional demons » Thu May 14, 2009 9:38 am

N30N wrote:
please dont delete your photobucket pics.lol
Right click, Save Picture as.....

As for a whole how-to w/pics, just copy and paste the enire post into Word or similiar. Then save it so you have it.
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Post by N30N » Thu May 14, 2009 11:08 am

can someone show me a pic of the relay to pull.i cant find it and yes im blonde
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Post by ZeroChad » Thu May 14, 2009 12:16 pm

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Post by NickKo » Fri May 15, 2009 9:42 pm

ZeroChad wrote:Thanks! look at this thread http://www.srtforums.com/forums/f75/how ... bs-311591/
:bowdown: Awesome Info. Thanks again !! :thumbup:

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Post by supermike » Sun May 31, 2009 11:09 pm

NickKo wrote:
ZeroChad wrote:Here's a picture of my modified relay.
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As you can see, the trace you need to interrupt is to the upper left of the 8pin chip.
THANK YOU for posting that pic !! :thumbup: :thumbup:

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Has it been confirmed that the 00 and 01 relays are different than the 02 and up relays?
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Post by Eaks » Tue Jun 02, 2009 9:51 pm

My 01 was the same as the one in the pic..

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Post by ZeroChad » Tue Jun 02, 2009 10:14 pm

Yeah, I believe its just the 00 relays.
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Post by supermike » Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:37 pm

ZeroChad wrote:Yeah, I believe its just the 00 relays.
Bummer. Seems like us '00s usually get the short end of the stick.
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Post by occasional demons » Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:48 pm

supermike wrote:
ZeroChad wrote:Yeah, I believe its just the 00 relays.
Bummer. Seems like us '00s usually get the short end of the stick.
Read posts 13 and 24
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Post by srtgtr34 » Wed Aug 12, 2009 9:54 pm

If someone is interested in making this fix for the 2000 relay, I will donate my old one.

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Post by LilSparkPlug » Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:16 pm

Just change out the capacitor in your relay to one with a higher uF like I did with my relay. It's really quite easy to do and this fix won't help you with those boards...you'll still blink way too fast.

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Post by Swordfish2Cowboy » Sun Oct 17, 2010 2:47 am

LilSparkPlug wrote:Just change out the capacitor in your relay to one with a higher uF like I did with my relay. It's really quite easy to do and this fix won't help you with those boards...you'll still blink way too fast.
I'mma have to do that. Because.... I don't wanna just hack into stuff. I might need that later. And this way seems more professional. AND... Just cause.
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Post by DODGETHIS » Sat Dec 04, 2010 5:50 pm

awsome fix i have done it and it works thanks all
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Post by speed127 » Wed Dec 29, 2010 10:01 pm

thanks for the info!!!
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Post by mikeeey » Fri Jul 15, 2011 6:43 pm

Thanks for the great info, this is probably the easiest way to stop the ricer flashing.
I did however discover that if I have my parking/headlights turned on and I put on my right blinker it just stays solid and doesn't blink. But if I don't have my lights on and I signal then it works fine. Did anyone else run into this problem?

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Post by Danteneon » Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:46 am

I am having that problem (almost), but I don't think it's the flasher mod causing it.

On my car...lights off, everything works. Lights on, flashers work, left turn signal stays solid, right turns signal works in front, solid in rear.

From what I can tell so far, the MFS is going bad. Pretty common for our cars.
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by occasional demons » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:49 am

Had a similar problem on the 1gn. (without the flasher mod) Took the MFS apart, and cleaned everything, fixed the turn cancel spring, and it seems OK so far.

Do not take the MFS apart on either version unless you have tons of patience, and are creative at getting things in their place to reassemble it. On 1gn's, the tricky part is getting the high/low beam switch back in. If you don't get it right, you have no headlights.
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Post by Danteneon » Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:54 pm

Update on the turn-signals-not-working-with-the-headlamps-on-problem.

I bought a MFS off Mike. His was a 2005 with around 20K on it. Turn signals still acted the same. Looks like the flasher is to blame.

So I did some more digging. I found a flasher by Grote that is made for LEDs. Great! Well, not so much. T/S worked, but as soon as I turned on the 4 ways, it buzzed and died. Blew the hazzard fuse under the hood as well.

I'm hoping it is just a case of a bad relay. As it is now I have no turn signals when my lights are on. Oh, and I am running only LEDs in my car now. 315 on the outside alone.
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by NiteHawk » Sun Sep 18, 2011 2:17 am

the only relay that will work in the MFS is the one that comes with our cars........

as far as why turn signals dont always work.......its because there's not enough load on the circuit to register in the relay...my car's left turn signal would half work most of the time because the led bulb in my gauge cluster died.....apparently that 1/2W was enough to make the turn signals not work anymore..... i have since put normal bulbs back in my headlight turn signals and the problem has disappeared.....for some reason our cars just dont like ALL led setups...
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