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Old 09-14-2006, 11:36 PM   #1
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Flickering Headlight warning light!

Within the past week, my right head light has flickered on and off 3 different times. It is a '03 w/ HID's. It always happens right when I turn on the lights. I will see a "headlight out" warning light. I then turn off and on the headlights myself, and the lights are working back to normal. Anyone ever experienced this?
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Old 09-15-2006, 07:47 PM   #2
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my headlight is flickering also, but it does not come back on. although i had little time to look into the situation.. ill check it out when i walk over to my garage later. But i need some help with this as well
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Old 09-16-2006, 10:30 PM   #3
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My left headlight (i have HID's) would sometimes not come on when i turned on my lights, by sometimes i mean maybe three or four times over a six month period. if I shut the lights off then turned them back on, the light would come on. told the dealer about it during a visit, they couldn't find anything wrong so they replaced the bulb, and it hasn't done it since. I haven't put a lot of miles on it since then so i'm not 100% sure it's fixed but it seems like it is.

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Old 09-17-2006, 06:43 PM   #4
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i belive your hid bulb might be goin out. i had the same problem and replaced it. what you can do to check if it is the light bulb, is swap it to the other side that is working and if it does it on tha other side then its your bub.
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