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HID randomly stopped working?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by MMazz365, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:34 PM
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    MMazz365

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    Hey guys, i just got home from a 2 week trip in CO to find out that my passenger side HID just stopped working... i checked all the wiring and the drivers side works just fine.... any one have tips?
     
  2. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:39 PM
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    may have fried the ballast but someone will chime in
     
  3. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:46 PM
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    well the ballast was mounted with 3m tape and ended up falling.... would that cause it?
     
  4. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:48 PM
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    just unplug another ballast and try it in that one to see if its the ballast or the bulbs
     
  5. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:49 PM
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    ill definately try that tomorrow, thanks
     
  6. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:49 PM
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    what brand? i got a morimoto mini ds2 retro fit from TRS that had a faulty connection at the back of the bulb. Also i had an issue with DDM's kit, where if i flashed my brights it would cause one not to light off. I would continue to flash the brights until it would finnaly kick off.
     
  7. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:51 PM
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  8. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:52 PM
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    is it possible that any part of the system got wet? Mine go out when they get wet haha
     
  9. Aug 9, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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    uhh while i was gone they had really bad storm, but theyve definately gotten wet before and never had a problem
     
  10. Aug 9, 2011 at 10:02 PM
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  11. Aug 9, 2011 at 10:03 PM
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    No experience with them, get a multimeter and check for voltage coming out of the ballast, if not then ballast are the culprit... if so then bulbs are the culprit
     
  12. Aug 9, 2011 at 10:03 PM
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  13. Aug 9, 2011 at 10:05 PM
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