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One HID out, one working,.......

I just noticed that i have my passenger side headlight out. My drivers side works fine. I just had them on last night and they worked fine. noticed this tonight.

I checked all my harness connections and ground points. all are fine. or they seem to be.

I am going to a chapter G2G tommorw and hopefully can diagnose this and fix it.

How can I tell if a bulb is blown? I was really careful and didnt put my hands on the bulbs.

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Can you hear the ballast buzz on the side that the bulb is out? If not your ballast could be out or its a wiring issue. If you do hear it buzz then its prolly the bulb. Idt you can look at HID's and tell if they are blown but I'm not sure. Try wiggling the wires on the back side of the bulb too, my cousins had a loose connection between the bulb and the wires. Good luck

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Same thing happens to me. I've heard if you wire a relay up it will solve the problem as i guess it sucks to much juice. Have yet to try the relay tho.

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Same thing happens to me. I've heard if you wire a relay up it will solve the problem as i guess it sucks to much juice. Have yet to try the relay tho.

I already have a relay on the system. it came prewired with the kit.

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Sounds like a wiring problem Nick. Something is loose somewhere.

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yeah, I will check on it tommrow.


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Got the problem. Bad ground. Didn't know why it decided to show now? But ir works

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