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Fog Light HIDs

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by NumNutz, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. Apr 9, 2010 at 9:26 AM
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    NumNutz

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    My hid fog light have worked perfectly for a little under a year, now not so much.

    They turn on but after around 3 secs they start to flicker for 4-5 secs and then shut off entirely. It's the same problem everytime.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Apr 9, 2010 at 9:59 AM
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    Fuzzyman81

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    Sounds like a problem with the ballast. I'm no expert, but I know for other lights I have used in the past with ballasts, that's the reaction when they are starting to go bad
     
  3. Apr 9, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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    Could be the ballast or bulb. Are you still under warranty?
     
  4. Apr 9, 2010 at 12:12 PM
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    Got them through the group buy. Does he warranty? I had had them for a little under a year I just remembered when I got them.
     
  5. Apr 9, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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    If you are under warranty, have them replace it for you. No need to spend more $$.
     
  6. Apr 9, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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    I made the purchase on April 2, 2009. I'm a week out of warranty. FML!!!

    I really hope he will help me out :( I sent him a PM.
     
  7. Apr 9, 2010 at 1:07 PM
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    are they the ddm ones????
     
  8. Apr 9, 2010 at 1:11 PM
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    No they are from the group buy that is going on now. They have worked great and I still would recommend them for sure. I bet mine just went for some reason.
     
  9. Apr 10, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    Any word on what he's saying on the warranty issue?
     
  10. Apr 11, 2010 at 2:31 PM
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    I need to give him a ballast manufacturing date I think. Which doesn't really matter because I'm already out of warranty and the ballasts will of course be way before that.
     
  11. Apr 11, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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    had the same problem, not with the group buy but with my HID's. Its the bulbs. Im pretty sure I just got cheap bulbs and they didnt last long. Im also very careful never to touch the bulbs with my hands but thats another thing that will cause it.
     
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