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Old 08-13-2009, 08:48 PM   #1
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HID trouble

i recently installed zkw's and for some reason the left lowbeam rarely powers on. i tried switching bulbs and have checked the fuses so the bulbs aren't burnt out. i've also checked the plugs and they are in tight. could the ballast be blown? or could a connection be corroded? the light does come on sometimes (like 5-10 tries turning it on).
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Old 08-13-2009, 11:48 PM   #2
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ballast, had the same issue last week replaced the ballast and problem solved
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Old 08-14-2009, 12:01 AM   #3
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Possibly ballast. Are you also using a anti-error & anti-flicker module? Its basically capacitors that filter out electrical noise.
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Old 08-14-2009, 02:02 AM   #4
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i'm not using caps. i'm pretty sure its the ballast anyways because when the light actually worked it wouldn't fire up at the same time as the passenger side. it would light up ~1 second after.
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Old 08-14-2009, 02:58 AM   #5
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i'm not using caps. i'm pretty sure its the ballast anyways because when the light actually worked it wouldn't fire up at the same time as the passenger side. it would light up ~1 second after.
bro same here my pass light comes on 2 seconds after my driver plus my driver light goes frm off to on n the passenger goes frm offto warmin up to on n takes like 5 to 10 seconds to b as bright as the driver side. i say check the ballast gonna do mine soon
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:17 PM   #6
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Could be the ignitor cord that is bent or damaged.
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