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LED driving lights radio interference

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LED driving lights radio interference

i installed some LED driving lights on my 2011 Ford Ranger Sport. When i turned them on, the radio goes to static. I have read that some LED lights can interfere with radios and ferrite coils can help. I had installed the same lights on an 06 Ranger Sport and had no issues. Anyone know if the ferrite coils will help or perhaps i need some additional grounding?

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Whats the model number of the light kit?

An LED(light emitting diode) needs a "driver" circuit to power up and control the diode(s), doesn't matter if its "just a bulb" the circuit is there, these ALL emit RF interference, the question is how much and what frequencies

This has to do with the design of the LED circuit, return these and try another brand

You can spend money on filters and power supplies even change the radio, that might work, but you may still have the problem
 
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