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Old 06-06-2007, 03:42 PM   #1
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Projector 46 flickering

Yes, spare me the "search" picture, I know, I searched and could still not come up with a valid answer. My Projector 46's are flickering wildly now, and have for a little while before, but stopped until now. One bulb (drivers side) goes out, and when it goes out the other side doesn't seem to flicker, but when both are on, the flickering can happen at anytime. I was wondering if I should just buy new bulbs (D2S right?) or go ahead and buy a whole new projector 46 set since mine is two years old and I'm sure Jlevi would not cover any damages (if the problem would be in the igniter/ballast though I switched that yesterday and still had the problem) this late.

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I dont know how this didn't turn up in a search but this question is posed like twice a week. The answer is always you need to get your LCM reflashed. Im not trying to be a smart ass either lol, i might be wrong cause im new to all this so dont quote me on this.
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Old 06-07-2007, 06:37 AM   #3
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use the sockets that came with the projectors. I used the oem ones at first , i thought it was the same but somehow they flikkered. Then we used the new ones included in the package and no more flikkering. Did you use the new ones or the old ones?
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02+ needs reflash lcm
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Old 06-07-2007, 12:43 PM   #5
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Don't spend your money on a reflash.

Check out this thread,, and install a couple of capacitors.

You will also retain your high-beam function.

Did this myself yesterday, and it works like a charm!
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