DDM Tuning HID Kit... - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.0L Electronics Discussion TV's, Radios, everything electric and NON-Performance.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 Old 08-24-2012, 06:39 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 35
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Angry DDM Tuning HID Kit...

So nearly 3 weeks ago, I installed the DDM Tuning 35w HID kit in my '07 F250. I went with 5000k in the headlights (9008 bulb setup) and 6000k in the fog lights. I also spent a bit extra to get the "upgraded" slim digital ballast. Since day 1, the fogs and headlights will not work properly. My passenger side headlight will not come on sometimes, and when I go from low to high beam (which is a joke) then back to low, my passenger side light stays hung up in high beam, until I cut my fogs off. Every time without fail, my fog light on the driver side will not come on unless I toggle the switch back & forth 6 or 7 times. The fog lights are what makes this setup. I emailed ddm, and they gave me a long spill about me being charged for sending components back if they test them as working properly, etc... What gives fellas?
rb12405 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 08-24-2012, 06:44 AM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
george g's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: baltimore,md
Posts: 108
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
It sounds like you need the relay harnesses.I had to use them on my GTO,the fogs would just flicker, because it didn't get enough power to turn on.

04 ECSB 4x4 f250 Lariet,looney tune,egr delete,4" diamond eye exhaust,studded water/meth inj. . 04 GTO with a 408 stroker (506hp 468tq.).
george g is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 08-24-2012, 06:46 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 35
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Since my headlights are hi/low all in one, it came with the relay harness... I considered buying an extra ballast and new headlight bulbs to switch them out and see if anything cleared up...
rb12405 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 08-24-2012, 07:38 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
phantom-3k's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Clarence, NY
Posts: 956
Thanks: 15
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 14 Post(s)
Garage
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I have had DDM HIDs in my truck for over a year now. I didn't get the slim ballasts because they where out of stock wish I did. And same as you got the high low feature and the included relay harness. I havent had a problem with my headlights at all with one not coming on, and the high beams work. I havent had one get stuck in that mode.

BUT, i do have that problem sometimes with my fogs with no relay harness. If I turn them off then back on, the passenger side one will come back on. I've debated getting the relay harness for the fogs but havent yet.

If DDM won't really do anything. Be prepared when you are going to turn your lights on like normal, and video everything that is happening. Maybe this will help with convincing them that something is up. good luck!

Dave Lenharr #213
Add me!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


New Truck!
2011 F350 CCSB Lariat, 2.5 Levelling, 5in FloPro, DPF Delete, GearHead Tow | Street | Extreme Street | Race.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


SOLD
2005 F350 CCSB 2.5 Levelled, 5in straight pipe, EGR Delete, SCT Custom Tuned by Vivian - Looney
phantom-3k is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome