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HID Bulb going out need help

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by awoit, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. Feb 9, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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    awoit

    awoit [OP] Well-Known Member

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    When i turned my headlights on tonight i noticed my drivers side headlight (HID) turns on dim for a quick second and then goes out completely.. does this mean that i need a new bulb or could there be a connection problem?
     
  2. Feb 9, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    check the fuse
     
  3. Feb 9, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    topgun155

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    Check your connections, but it sounds like a ballast problem.
     
  4. Feb 9, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    98_Mud_bug

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    mine done that for a bit but on the passenger side. it turned out that it was my ballast. the ballast burnt up and i had to get a new one. it was under warranty. if its not too hard then put the passenger side ballast on the bulb and see if it still does it then if it does it will pretty much have to be your bulb
     
  5. Feb 9, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    just switch the ballasts around and you'll know if it's the ballast or the bulb

    Edit: haha. what he said^
     
  6. Feb 9, 2010 at 7:09 PM
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    awoit

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    alright guys i switched the ballasts and the same sides out so i guess its the bulb.. anyone know a cheap place for a replacement 35W 6K ? .. i thought these bulbs were suposed to last longer than a year lol


    p.s that picture above me is crazy!
     
  7. Feb 9, 2010 at 7:13 PM
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    rmb_crew

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  8. Feb 9, 2010 at 7:16 PM
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    check your ground before you go buying new bulbs.
     
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