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Old 02-26-2013, 02:32 AM   #1
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Think my igniter or ballast is bad.

My passenger side headlight doesn't come on anymore. Tested both bulbs on the driver's side, so it's not the bulbs. If it doesn't even flicker, is it most likely the igniter? Any good alternatives? The OEM igniters are so friggin expensive even for used ones on Ebay
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Old 02-26-2013, 10:17 AM   #2
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What year is your 330? I would still swap the ballasts to the other side to be certain.
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Igniters are only about $50 used on eBay. Do they come on at all? My headlights would fire up whenever they wanted to, so I replaced the igniters and the problem was fixed. 3/10 times, they would fire up no problem, so I knew the bulbs were fine. If they're not turning on at all, it might be the ballasts
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:00 PM   #4
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Car is an '03. Yeah, last month the passenger side flickered every now & then. I thought it could've been my taillight grounds, but I've just had the recall done. As of now passenger side does not come on at all.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:23 PM   #5
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Swap all the parts side to side to verify if they are bad. I thought my igniter or ballast was bad but swapped them and verified they were good. Then i found one of the 3 small wires that goes to the igniter was broken. Check those wires as well
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:51 PM   #6
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Swapped parts. Yup, it sure is a bad ballast. Anyone got 1 for a good price? I might just do the DDM Tuning slim ballasts kit. OEM's are HELLA expensive!
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DDM is crap. I see on ebay that one used ballast is $120 and up. You can get these


http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...roducts_id=160

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http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...roducts_id=147
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