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Old 01-22-2007, 02:47 PM   #21
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So Today, I uninstalled every thing, and re installed them just to trouble shoot. Well, Now my passenger side Lights are working in ful force, however, the driverside isn't. Next I switch the the wires from the side that wan't working to the side that was, and the lights worked fine again. So now I know that it has to be that balast that's out that was causing all the trouble, as I directly soldered the rings to the balast. Anyone want to chime in on this hypothesis?
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Old 01-23-2007, 03:58 PM   #22
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This is why i always tap power for my halos to my fog lights. Not everyone likes running fogs + halos, but it keeps the systems separate. To test function of the halos themselves just run a wire from them directly to battery... cuts out the other systems... relays, etc. You might have blown inverters/ballasts or something.
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Old 01-23-2007, 03:59 PM   #23
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This is why i always tap power for my halos to my fog lights. Not everyone likes running fogs + halos, but it keeps other systems separate. To test function of the halos themselves just run a wire from them directly to battery... cuts out the other systems... relays, etc. You might have blown inverters/ballasts or something.
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Old 01-23-2007, 04:35 PM   #24
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If you swapped the ballasts and the problem switched sides, then you need a new ballast.
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:20 PM   #25
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I checked my tap to the ecu and back to the relay but stil cant understand why they wont light when the ignition is on, is there maybe a fuse i can check or any other wires?
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:24 PM   #26
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yea there's a fuse on the relay. the one that connects to the positive terminal
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:29 PM   #27
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yea there's a fuse on the relay. the one that connects to the positive terminal
i checked that, i replaced it 2 weeks ago with a #5 orange fuse, and i changed the relay as well. thanks for the help though
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:31 PM   #28
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You may need to hardwire or rather clamp the connecting wires from the ballast to the power supply.Thats what i did and my blinking problem and relay problem went away.
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You may need to hardwire or rather clamp the connecting wires from the ballast to the power supply.Thats what i did and my blinking problem and relay problem went away.
anyone try this, had any problems along the way from doing this?
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have you tried it? was just curious if you ever fixed it
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:19 PM   #31
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im probly keeping them connected the way they are intended to be, and just try to see what the problem is with the ecu tap. Ive tried playing with the Ecu tap wire but still nothing. Im clueless on what to try to get them to work woth the ignition any other ideas? thanks for asking tho.
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do you still have the tap to the footwell? maybe take that out? or you could try rewiring everything again. but do it in steps and such i guess
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:35 PM   #33
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if i was to take the tap out form the footwell wouldnt that disable the remote activation? Really appreciate the help in helping me find this problem. I might just end up reinstalling them when i get a chance.
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yea it would, but that might be what's causing the problem. i've read somewhere that the vendors were having a problem with the remote activation and advised not to do it.
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:50 PM   #35
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ill try that tomorow then. that suks if it does would there be anything you could replace to actually get the full functionality of the rings? thanks for the info.
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i think there might be a remote add on kit that your vendor can give you or something
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