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help with hella 500 FFs

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by MiikeyD, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Jun 11, 2009 at 10:16 PM
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    MiikeyD

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    alright guys. as some of you may know i put some hella 500 FF's in and wired them according to the stupid diagram. AND THEY WONT TURN ON! im pretty effin sure it is wired correctly unless the diagram is wrong itself but crap it just wont turn on! I also dont understand why the green wire has to be wired to the high beam.
     
  2. Jun 11, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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    someone?
     
  3. Jun 11, 2009 at 10:27 PM
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    Do you have a good ground?
     
  4. Jun 11, 2009 at 10:49 PM
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    yeh i grounded it to like a gazillion different things :[ or should i just keep trying. is the connection to the high beam necessary also? i connected it but im just wondering if it is
     
  5. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:04 PM
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    Can you show us the diagram?
     
  6. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:05 PM
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    damn its in my car. and im in the library studyin.. well supposed to be . heheheeheh
     
  7. Jun 12, 2009 at 12:31 AM
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    i wouldn't run it to your high beams just to a separate switch.
     
  8. Jun 12, 2009 at 12:34 AM
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    and fwiw atleast 8 out of 10 timee there's a problem with a ground.
     
  9. Jun 12, 2009 at 4:59 AM
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    If you can scan the wiring diag and post it here, I believe a lot of brother can help you out!
    Also I will not suggest you connect the green wire to high beam, I guess is the green wire is for cut off the hella 500, when u on the high beam.
    Please post the wiring diag here and talk about it.
     
  10. Jun 23, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    any answers to this question yet. i tried to wire my hellas up today with the diagram and it didnt work. i didnt hook the green wire either as i really didnt see it needed.
     
  11. Jun 23, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    I ran my Hellas with the switch they provided. I just tap the switch off the radio fuse. I did this because when the ACC is on, the radio is on, hence the Hellas will be on too.

    Like what was previously stated, there maybe an issue with a good ground.
     
  12. Jun 25, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    I installed mine today and had a bit of trouble. just make sure everything is grouned correctly. and you need to atleast complete the circuit with the green wire so run it from the switch right back to the battery, thats what i did. that way you can turn them on whenever you please.
     
  13. Jun 26, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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    okay ill try that then. thanks
     
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