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Mini H1 retro HID issues

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Frostbyte, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM

    Frostbyte [OP] Well-Known Member

    Jan 8, 2009
    Northern Utah
    03 Black SR5 4x4 TRD Off Road
    RIP - 07 Radiant Red SR5 4x4 TRD Sport Fabtech 6" lift, 33x12.50.18 Toyo M/T on All black XD Hoss wheels
    Sorry i have been "mia" for the summer..... summertime = overtime, which also = $$ for my Malibu wakesetter that i will own, eventually...

    Anyways, a recent issue with my HID retro has brought me back from the dead. Here is my issue, its pretty simple, one day, both headlights work, next day, both headlights dont work, hi's and low's dont work. My first thought behind this trickery was i had blown a fuse. Please correct me if i am wrong, but the fuse box next to the battery has the headlight fuses, checked them, and everything is good. Boggled by headlights that dont work, darkness due to it being early, and no time to fix or figure it out because i have to go to work, i drove to work with only my foglights (good god, not recommended btw...). At work, i was lucky enough to recieve an email from andrew at trs (thank you, fantastic service btw), he suggested i check the harness fuse, which i had totally forgotten about. Also correct me if i am wrong, only fuse on the harness is on the positive battery line, correct? Checked it, fuse is fine. I am now lost as to where to go next... Anyone have any suggestions on what steps i need to take next? Chasing a gremlin through my wire harness is a pain, if anyone can help, that would be great!

    Also guys, keep in mind that the only reason i am here asking for help here, instead of trs is because if i can avoid bugging andrew at trs, who is already busy enough as it is, about something simple i may have missed, than i would do it....

    Thanks guys
  2. Jul 11, 2012 at 6:16 PM

    wing103 Well-Known Member

    Jul 8, 2008
    Tacoma TRD Sport / Dark Gray
    Grill Craft upper & Lower Grill WetOK Seat Cover, Devil Horn, Bug, Windows Deflector, Side step Bar, HID 55W 8000K Headlight, HID 35W 4000K Foglight, Fog Light Mod, Interior LED Map Light Mod, Electric Tail Gate Lock, Leer Cab, Key ring light, Bed LED lights Mod, Kenwood DNX5120, Signal Mirror with Heat
    Please check all connection on the wire harness
  3. Jul 11, 2012 at 6:19 PM

    TACOMABOSS Well-Known Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    96 SR5 4x4
    Bilstein 5100s, Toytec AAL, Deck plate mod, Hella 500ff's, Sportsman Camo seat covers, Total Chaos 1" diff drop, JVC stereo, Painted bumpers and grille, Custom grille insert, HID projectors, Black spray paint
    X2 check all the wires and connections
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