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Old 04-17-2008, 09:58 AM   #1
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Exclamation projector doesn't light sometimes

Hi,
I just installed P46's on my 02 BMW and they look amazing!
The problem is sometimes one of the projectors doesn't light when I turn them on, it flickers and goes off...but the really weird thing is that when this happens both of my indicators are slightly lit
Can anyone help
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Old 04-20-2008, 02:26 PM   #2
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did you reflash your bmw to accept xenons? or do the capacitor mod or use a warning canceller kit? if you've answered no to any of these, go do one of them. should take care of your problem
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Old 04-20-2008, 02:52 PM   #3
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If it's just one side, try swapping the bulb from one side to the other to see if the problem switches sides
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Old 04-21-2008, 04:57 AM   #4
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ok, so I switched the ballasts and the problem switched too. so its definitely the ballast. But now its starting to happen on the other headlight too. I turned on the lights yesterday and it flashed but didn't come on. (misfire?)
I'm getting the light out error on my dash so ill be doing the capacitor mod. (but I don't know where to stick the capacitor!!!!!!!!!!!! Anyone got any pics?) Will the capacitor mod solve my ballast problems? My cars a RHD diesel (altho I doubt that makes a difference)
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just try it first.
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