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Old 01-25-2017, 10:35 AM   #1
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Error light on after fitting hid spots

As the title says : I have replaced the standard fog/spot bulbs with 35w hid bulbs./ ballasts.
Problem is the dash error light is on.
Can I solder a resistor in the bulb circuit to cancel the dash light ?
Is there a ''how to'' anywhere.

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Old 01-25-2017, 11:02 AM   #2
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No... that is not the proper way to do it.

The only bulbs you replaced with the hid kit are the fog lights? I would not do that and get LED bulbs instead (such as morimoto in my vid below)

HID's use more current, produce more heat and will give you problems. A few members here have had issues where the kit would fry the LCM even with a wiring harness, resistors and capacitors in line with the kit. It will also create flickering in the cluster that can damage it as well and worst case which as happened it completely messes up the mileage of the car


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