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Can't get my new Hella lights to work.

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by ronny97, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. Feb 12, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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    ronny97

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    Okay. I need some help from you guys. I wired my new Hella lights but they do not work. Can anyone help me. I really need your advice.
    -Thanks

    Pic of relay
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    Pic of red a green wire connecting to the battery.
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    Pic of relay grounded (blue wire)
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    Pic of switch grounded (blue wire)
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    Pic of wires connecting to the switch.
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    Pic of lights connected to relay by black wire and grounded (blue wire).
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    What am I doing wrong? I turn on the car, shut the door, and flip the switch, but nothing.
     
  2. Feb 12, 2011 at 1:00 PM
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    Trifenix

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    Double check your connections and wiring on the fuse and switch. I made a mistake and had to check the wiring again.
     
  3. Feb 12, 2011 at 1:04 PM
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    memario1214

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    Yeah, I gots boost
    I suggest you check out this thread

    Light wire up thread

    If you still have issues, shoot me a PM and I will help you out.
     
  4. Apr 10, 2011 at 11:19 PM
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    I thought the blue wires were the postiive and the black were negative, thats what I was told from who the guys at GG Lighting that i bought my lights from.
     
  5. Apr 10, 2011 at 11:26 PM
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    listen to this guy he helped me thru mine:D
     
  6. Apr 11, 2011 at 3:16 AM
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    Haha no worries

    :thumbsup:
     
  7. Apr 12, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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    1. Double check your relay and switch connections (some diagrams in my electrical basics thread, see signature).
    2. Check the fuse.
    3. Try isolating the problem. For example, connect the ground(s) right to the battery ground to see if the circuit fundamentally works, maybe you just have a bad ground. Scrape any paint away to ensure you have a good ground.
     
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