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***HELP*** HID'S won't work anymore!!

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Albertataco89, Jul 17, 2014.

  1. Jul 17, 2014 at 8:28 PM
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    Albertataco89

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    So I installed a dual battery system into my 09 tacoma and when I hooked everything back up my HID'S won't work? When I turn my high beams on the lights adjust for the high beams but no light at all from either of the HID'S ..!! I am going on vacation and need it fixed asap!! I checked all the wiring and fuses the only thing left to replace are the ballasts? Has anyone ever experienced anything like this before or have any ideas on what it could be!!
     
  2. Jul 17, 2014 at 8:33 PM
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    IgnorantlyAlberta

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    Do you have it hooked through the stock lights power for the switch or do you have an aux switch?
    Have you pulled the fuses out and put them back in? I've found the fuses get hot and melt the plastic surrounds sometimes.
    Do you have 12v before the ballasts?
    Can't quite get more into it. Pretty much the reason I pulled mine out.
    What brand you go with?
     
  3. Jul 17, 2014 at 8:41 PM
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    Albertataco89

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    Yes it is plugged into the stock driver headlight to receive the signal I got them from HID'S r us they are 55w bixeon
     
  4. Jul 17, 2014 at 8:42 PM
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    And yes I did pull the fuses the ones in the stock fuse block and the ones in my aftermarket fuse block which is actually powering the ballasts
     
  5. Jul 17, 2014 at 8:55 PM
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    are you using a relay harness? There is a fuse on them usually and that's what would probably go
     
  6. Jul 17, 2014 at 9:04 PM
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    I will have to double check on that I took it apart and a bunch of water came out of it but I didn't notice a fuse, they are getting power because they switch from low to high beam but just no light?
     
  7. Jul 17, 2014 at 9:04 PM
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    ^^
     
  8. Jul 17, 2014 at 9:59 PM
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    I would pull everything apart and start from scratch. Make sure the splices or connector pins are making good contact. Just go from start to finish.
     
  9. Jul 18, 2014 at 5:20 AM
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    That's what I'm going to do after work but I think I might of fried something because it only happened after I put my dual battery kit in, the battery's are wired up to be a 12 volt circuit though so I don't know how it could of damaged anything
     
  10. Jul 18, 2014 at 5:47 AM
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    Isolated circuit?
     
  11. Jul 18, 2014 at 2:24 PM
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    Do your ballasts have their own grounds?
     
  12. Jul 19, 2014 at 4:03 AM
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    Yes they both have their own grounds
     
  13. Jul 19, 2014 at 4:14 AM
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    You had water inside the relay harness? Mine did that and shorted out eventually. I had to replace the harness and they started working again.
     
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