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Old 7/15/17, 11:23 AM   #1
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Trouble with HID Xenon

Installed Xentec 35W Xenon lights HID kit for my Mustang -07. Worked like a charm up until yesterday, neither right or the left side lit up.

Checked fuses and wiring, no fault there.

Then the right side lighted up and shut off next time I tried. Now the left side lights up but not the right....what the is the problem here?
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Old 7/15/17, 08:04 PM   #2
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With aftermarket HID, the first thing I check is the ground connections. Ensure not only that the grounds are terminated at an appropriate spot, but also that spot is VERY clean, bare metal. Then make sure ground bolts are good and tight.
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Did you use a separate relay harness? Sounds like you're not getting enough power to fire off to each ballast when cold.

If you get one light to turn on, let it warm up. After a minute or two, flip the headlight switch off and back on quickly...Do they both light up now?
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Did you use a separate relay harness? Sounds like you're not getting enough power to fire off to each ballast when cold.

If you get one light to turn on, let it warm up. After a minute or two, flip the headlight switch off and back on quickly...Do they both light up now?
Used what came in the box, at the moment I can't check exactly where it gets power from. Will do as soon as I get back. Will do the same thing with the switch.

They worked without a fault for two weeks when I installed them, that's why I don't really get why they started to act up.

Also going to test the ballast/light source on each side to see if they work as they should.
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