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LED Headlight warning message (HELP!)

Hi, I just got a 2019 Niro LX with Adv Tech pkg. I swapped out the headlights, fog lights, license plate lights, back-up/reverse lights, and all interior lights with LEDs. Im now getting warnings for the drivers fog light and the passengers headlight. I ran a CANBUS module in the drivers headlight and passenger headlight. Could be a faulty CANBUS? Could need a CANBUS on fog AND headlight??

UPDATE: As of my drive home last night, the warnings reverted to just the passenger headlight and no longer warned of the fog light or the drivers headlight.
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Hi, I just got a 2019 Niro LX with Adv Tech pkg. I swapped out the headlights, fog lights, license plate lights, back-up/reverse lights, and all interior lights with LEDs. Im now getting warnings for the drivers fog light and the passengers headlight. I ran a CANBUS module in the drivers headlight and passenger headlight. Could be a faulty CANBUS? Could need a CANBUS on fog AND headlight??

UPDATE: As of my drive home last night, the warnings reverted to just the passenger headlight and no longer warned of the fog light or the drivers headlight.
I would imagine it is the bulbs. I have an 18 LX with the tech package and changed my head lights, fog lights and reverse lights and have no errors.
I have seen problems with some of the cheap eBay LED's throwing a code on my sisters car. She ended up putting in a different brand bulb and the error stopped.
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Yeah, old brand was: CATIZON (bulb) and XtremeVision brand capacitor (9005).
My ALLA Lighting fog lamps seem to work fine.
I have ordered: ALLA Lighting 10,000 lumen 6000k 9005 bulbs, with another capacitor/resistor/canbus from another company to test.

I'm tired of the ding-ing.

Hopefully replacing the bulbs or the capacitor will fix it; they are supposed to be delivered tomorrow.
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Got the ALLA bulbs in, and drove 3x 15 mins or so, no issues so far... will report when I have tested it further.

No CANBUS needed?!? We will see!

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Tom Teeg Joyce - Bensalem, PA
2019 Kia Niro LX w/ Adv. Tech. Pkg, deep cerulean
KIA Accessories: Hood Deflector, Window Visors, All-Weather Floor Mats, Cargo Cover, Cargo Net, Rear Bumper Applique.
Bulbs Swapped (LED): ALL interior (white), Back-Up/Reverse (White), Fog lights (6000K White), Headlights (6000K White)
Other Accessories & Mods: K&N Air Filter, Generic Crossbars, F/R Dashcam
Future: Mud Flaps, Window Tint, Escort strobes?
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I feel pretty confident posting that everything now seems to be working 100%. Signs (especially white speed limit signs) reflect even in daylight, no error/warning messages on my dash. Here are all of the lights that are installed (no CANBUS/resistor/capacitor modules required):
Headlights: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FK6TJMD
Fog lights: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07G5WJ4ZK
Back-up/Reverse lights: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07G5SD5G5
License Plate Bulbs (x2): https://www.walmart.com/ip/SYLVANIA-...-of-1/52621695
For interior, I used 4 of these: DE3175W LED from Philips (labeled "30mm FESTOON," bought @ PepBoys)
Also interior, I used 2 of these: 158/168/194/12961 194W LED from Philips (bought @ PepBoys)

This was all for a 2019 Kia Niro LX w/ Advanced Technology Package, USA model.

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Tom Teeg Joyce - Bensalem, PA
2019 Kia Niro LX w/ Adv. Tech. Pkg, deep cerulean
KIA Accessories: Hood Deflector, Window Visors, All-Weather Floor Mats, Cargo Cover, Cargo Net, Rear Bumper Applique.
Bulbs Swapped (LED): ALL interior (white), Back-Up/Reverse (White), Fog lights (6000K White), Headlights (6000K White)
Other Accessories & Mods: K&N Air Filter, Generic Crossbars, F/R Dashcam
Future: Mud Flaps, Window Tint, Escort strobes?
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