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Old 05-16-2007, 10:22 PM   #1
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HID Fogs

Ok i installed my hid fogs and i have this problem with my car im so anal about the little things so i was wondering is it Normal when you turn the fogs on for like 1 second you hear the speaker go pop like a little thump?

and it used to do it but when i put the fog in it also made the blue high beams and the back left light out signs turn on for like a quick half a second..

anything i need to worry i wouldnt want to void my warranty

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... where should we all live then

I mean... we've got plenty of parking in the Midwest and South, we've got a place to put all our trash (New York/New Jersey), and we've got a mental institution to put all our narcissists (California). I guess Florida seems ideal.
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Old 05-17-2007, 07:47 AM   #2
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anybody??
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... where should we all live then

I mean... we've got plenty of parking in the Midwest and South, we've got a place to put all our trash (New York/New Jersey), and we've got a mental institution to put all our narcissists (California). I guess Florida seems ideal.
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Old 05-17-2007, 10:24 AM   #3
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my hid fogs make my high beam indicator lamp flash for a second.
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Old 05-17-2007, 10:26 AM   #4
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some of my dash lights light up for a split second, when I press the foglight button no harm done so far...
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Old 05-17-2007, 12:13 PM   #5
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mine do the same thing, it has me kinda worried.
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Old 05-17-2007, 12:18 PM   #6
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yup same here
and your hid's flash really bright for that split second and then heat up/light up normally

i think its because we didn't install these with the wiring harness
i think i might get to that.....
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Old 05-17-2007, 12:30 PM   #7
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well for my ProLumen kit, I got the new slim version ballasts and supposedly, they power up the bulbs slowly, as opposed to full power right from the start, soooooo I dun think I need anything
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Old 05-17-2007, 12:56 PM   #8
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Ok just wanted to make sure it was not only me

Any suggestions on how to fix it or is it normal?

Wiring harness???? What do you mean
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... where should we all live then

I mean... we've got plenty of parking in the Midwest and South, we've got a place to put all our trash (New York/New Jersey), and we've got a mental institution to put all our narcissists (California). I guess Florida seems ideal.
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Old 05-17-2007, 01:14 PM   #9
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I'm thinking it's normal, as everyone seems to be experiencing this...how long has everyone had HIDs in their fogs?
I've only had it for like a month tops...I wonder if it gets any worse, or goes away after long-term use?
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Old 05-17-2007, 01:49 PM   #10
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uhh damn, you guys are making me not want hid fogs now.

but i'd be interested to hear from people who don't have this problem.
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i want hid fogs
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Old 05-17-2007, 02:15 PM   #12
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lol there's nothing wrong with it though...just get em'

they work perfectly fine and look sexy =D
we're just talking about how when you INITIALLY turn them on, some dash lights come on for a fraction of a split second (very very very very extremely short amount of time) as if something was up, but apparently everyone has this issue, and it's not a problem
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The dash lights come on momentarily because HID lights require more power to start than to maintain. The car thinks the blulb is shorted until after it ignites.
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Old 05-17-2007, 03:44 PM   #14
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The dash lights come on momentarily because HID lights require more power to start than to maintain. The car thinks the blulb is shorted until after it ignites.
true lol that's why the fogs are super bright then dim down
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Old 05-17-2007, 04:55 PM   #15
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mine dose it too

hid fogs ftw
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Old 05-17-2007, 05:15 PM   #16
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iccccccc interesting. Thanks for sharing
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