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post #1 of 38 Old 02-04-2011, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
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DDM HID's Not Working !!

Hooked up everything for my install per instructions but they will still not work ?? Anyone else have troubles getting the Hi/Low H13 replacements to work ??


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I just installed DDM HID's in my headlights and fog lights. My headlights installed no problem but I couldn't get the fog lights to work. After a hour of head scratching and poking around with a test light I took the plug that plugs into the ballast that can only be installed one way and turned it around and pressed it into the socket the wrong way and the lights worked. I ended up just removing the terminals from the plug and switching them from side to side so i could plug the plug in the correct way. Im not saying this is your problem but its something easy to try and somewhere to start.

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I had to do that on my fogs and a lot of other guys have as well. Turn the plugs 180* and they will probably work.

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Ya you probably need to reverse polarities, or I got confused with the two extra plugs that aren't needed.

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the ballast is also a dc current. having the polarity mixed will not fire em.

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I havent done it on this truck yet, but on my other truck i had to flip the plugs to get it to work.....how hard was the install? did u have to take the grill off?
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Took headlight assy out and its a breeze ......I will try to reverse the plugs ....probably not today though ...sick and feel like crap !!!!
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just installed this setup on my buddies 05 harley truck 2 weeks ago and the relay that they send with the kit had to be taken apart and resoldered



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dang so do u think u would have been able to do it with out taking the head lights out? only reason i ask is i got a big ranch hand bush guard and dont want to take it off...
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i took mine off for fogs and made it easier for me. the nice thing is the bumper is bolted to the rh. so you can just unbolt the bumper and it should still be stuck on the rh...

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