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Old 02-26-2007, 01:15 PM   #1
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HID kit problem

I bought a set of P46's in around august and an HID kit right after. In the past two weeks on multiple ocassions I've had to pop the hood and tap the part of the wiring harness where the fuse is for the headlights to turn on. It is kind of annoying and i've checked all the contacts and everything looks good. On friday night the lights did not want to stay on and turned off on me while driving two or three times.

So what are the lighting experts thoughts on the real problem and a solution
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Old 02-27-2007, 08:41 AM   #2
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You may have a faulty fuse or faulty relay. I had this problem, replaced the relay and it worked. Make sure your fuse is tied down tightly because if it flaps around it will cause problems. One thing I also noticed, if you have your relay/fuse mounted on the 10mm stud on the inside of the engine bay (not in the cubby) if the fuse comes near the bound up wires that run across the OEM wire hanger it will "short" and shut off until it is pulled away from that coil of wires. Not sure if this is just coincidence from loose connection or if it actually makes a difference. Either way, give it a shot and see if it helps.
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