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Old 02-23-2015, 10:53 PM   #1
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headlight help

some recent updates are that I'm having trouble with my driver side ballast, and sometimes when I turn my car on the HID doesn't come on. Sometimes I have to start the car 2-3 times before it pops on. Replaced alternator, battery, bulbs, and ballast. (also replaced ballast looked fried so I don't know if this is my next step..., maybe a hotspot under the hood.)
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Old 02-28-2015, 06:07 AM   #2
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Check your tail lights including the bulb sockets, grounds, etc. A lot of members state that some of the xenon headlight issues are from the grounds on the tail lights being bad.
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