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Old 11-15-2012, 03:19 PM   #1
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Problem with driver low beam

So one day my driver low beam went out at night and i only noticed because my fogs turn on automatically. I replaced the bulb and still had the same problem. At first they would stay on for about five minutes then when i would drive on the road they would eventually shut off. I recently replaced my entire headlights with angel eyes pre-installed (for a better look as well) and thought maybe the problem would fix. Im still having the same problem. The low beam will not turn on at all now. What could possibly be wrong?

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Old 11-15-2012, 04:03 PM   #2
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You swapped out your oem facelift coupe lights for cheap aftermarket ones? Should have diagnosed the issues first before buying new lights.

Did you check all of the wiring going to the lights? Did you have xenon lights before?
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:20 PM   #3
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I did check all the wiring. Yes I had xenon before. I am going to install the canbus kit soon but first I want to find the problem. It may be something that isn't visible when all the wires are exposed
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:28 PM   #4
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it's a bad ground on one of the connectors. most likely the low beam one that is out. but it could be any other one as well.

how much for your stock xenon headlights? lol
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:38 PM   #5
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I was leaning towards a bad ground. As for selling them. I'm not sure at what price i would start at
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