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I just had Mclaren of Greenwich Ct service my car and install oem clear side markers. I picked up the drove for 15 minutes heading home and noticed an error message saying "left side marker fault" & "right side marker fault". When I arrived home I kept the lights on and noticed that the side markers were not lit up.

I closelynlooked at the stock side markers and noticed its only lenses using the original bulb.
Has anyone experienced this?
 

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That's expected - supposedly there's a software fix in the works. The clear markers are not indicators, as the yellow ones are (due to difference in Euro and US regulations). So there's no bulb there anymore - and it throws the code.
 

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You need to put in a resistor on the factory bulb plug. Not sure of the ohm rating.
 

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At the very least you should've had this explained by the service mgr before driving off.

Nothing more frustrating than seeing an unexpected error message imo.
 

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I agree apparently they did not test the car before releasing it & to boot they charged me $160.00 to install them. I just ordered a new set from Newport Beach Mclaren, they actually retrofit an led bulb into the housing of the marker so when plugged in there are no error codes
 

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I happen to speak to my service advisor today from McLaren Greenwich, who explained to me that due to the error message issue that I received, they will install the new set of side markers that I purchased from Newport Beach Mclaren at no cost, which I felt, was an honorable thing to do.
 

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In case anyone needed to know, it is a 1/2 Watt 47 ohm resistor needed at all 4 corners to ensure there is no trouble light inside the cabin.
 
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