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BMW sells them for $369.00 each. I would try to swap the ballast left to right and see if problem is fixed. Information MINI2 Classifieds BMW Forum MINI Technical Forums Maintenance & MINI Care Wheels, Tyres & Brakes MINI Interior & ICE MINI Exterior MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning MINI Suspension MINI Faults If none of the above helps, please check for loose connections. Source

you can also swap them side to side. Crossing up the wrong wires in the steering column could set off the air bag and cause personal injury.

If a headlight switch looks like it will be difficult to The time now is 06:03 PM. -- Rennlist Contact Us - Rennlist - The Porsche Enthusiast Site - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Sign in to add this video to a playlist.

Headlight Not Working After Replacing Bulb

On some applications, the bulb and ignitor are one unit and can only be replaced as an assembly. The airbag fault is a common error however... I have asked for a goodwill request to be sent, especially as the guy there said 'ive never heard of another problem with the xenon lights' (he obviously doesnt frequent this by igniter do you mean the whole inside ballast and igniter?

Mad328Luv View Public Profile Find more threads by Mad328Luv Find More Posts by Mad328Luv Leave feedback for Mad328Luv (0) 02-26-2012, 10:40 PM #19 jose325i Registered User Join Date: Feb If the problem occurs only with the engine running, it's likely that you need error code eliminators to make the HIDs acceptable to the vehicle's computer system (Dodge Rams and later Tips on spotting a failed bulb & ballast - Duration: 7:00. Headlights Not Working But High Beams Are Wiring harness goes into ballast and it handles everything.

very common issue with this setup. Hid High Beam Not Working At the beginning, the ballasts are storing the power from the battery of the car. Once the socket has been removed from the headlight housing, you can pull the old bulb out of the socket and replace it with a new one (must be the same S I ordered two bulbs ans we'll see how it goes.

If the problem is reversed you might have a bad ignitor. How To Fix Hid Ballast I didn't see any way to take it out. See if something is dangling or being pulled when the wheel is being moved. Just do t Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter c6bro is offline Quote Quick Reply post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old Apr 21st, 2009, 11:33 PM Thread

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Your4x4 220,883 views 1:40 Restoring Headlights with 3M Kit -EricTheCarGuy - Duration: 9:43. Quote: Originally Posted by viper501 I'm putting money on switch. Headlight Not Working After Replacing Bulb You need to replace only the ignitor and not the bulb. Hid Low Beam Not Working adjusters for each healight which Haynes talk about for adjusting halogen bulbs???

it gets progressively worse in cold weather. this contact form If the aiming of the headlights need to be adjusted, there are usually adjustment screws on the back or top of the headlight housing. I've changed the bulbs and the ballast so I'm pretty sure it's the ignitor on mine.. __________________ eneka View Public Profile Find more threads by eneka Find More Posts by it will prob have corrosion in the connector. Hid Sometimes Doesn't Turn On

As they age, the voltage needing to keep them lit increases until it reaches the upper limit of the ballast. Bulbs have a limited life that depends on the number of hours of use, and how much vibration they have been subjected to over time. Loading... have a peek here Thus, the issue is clearly something to do with the assembly in the driver side headlight.

At the same time the issue with the loom will be looked at again and taken from there. Why Does My Hid Light Go Out See your owners manual or the vehicle service literature for detailed instructions on how to replace a headlight bulb. Fuse 20, 10amp for RH dip beam, Fuse 21, LH dip beam.

If the fuse has blown, replace it with a new fuse (same amp rating) and try again.

Can anyone expand on where thi sis located and whether it is likely to be the problem? GM said it will also repair 2008 to 2013 Corvettes that are not included in the recall if the owner has experienced loss of headlights for the same reason. Would suggest removing the connector from each headlight and with the dip beam switched on, check for voltage, with a multimeter, in pin 2 of each connector, for the RH light Hid Turns On Then Off Never any flickering as I have seen in other threads.

My Account Email Password Login Don’t have an account yet? EricTheCarGuy 535,392 views 8:42 How to Fix a Headlight with Water or Moisture in it - Duration: 8:33. After a few hours (or days depending on how much moisture is inside), the water will eventually evaporate and vent out of the holes your drilled. http://tekspotting.com/not-working/xenon-headlight-not-working.html Join Date Oct 2007 Location Weshhht of Ireland....

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gota911 View Public Profile Find More Posts by gota911 02-14-2008, 03:19 PM #13 gota911 Newbies Hospitality DirectorLifetime RennlistMember Join Date: Apr 2005 Location: Winston-Salem, NC Posts: 18,096 Quote: i've asked here whether someone can say which one it is more likely to be and have also searched through these threads, but cannot find a conclusive answer. Thus, the ballast was the problem. Home Classifieds Vendors Vendor Specials Store Rules Advertising Advanced Search Forum BMW Models 3 series & 4 Series (E21, E30, E36, E46, E9x, F30, F32, F33, F36, F44) 1999 - 2006

Over the last two years, I have been experiencing intermittent outages while driving. If the module is getting power when the headlight switch is turned on, but the headlights fail to come on, the problem is likely a bad module. You will probably need to refer to the vehicle service literature to find the module’s location. Swap the HID or LED bulbs to opposing sides.

The module may be located in the front area of the engine compartment (common on Fords), under the dash or elsewhere in the front of the vehicle. Working... If you have voltage to these wires at the connector, then problem lies either with the Xenon bulbs themselves of the bulb controller which is mounted underneath the headlight unit. I assume when you are doing this the other side works as normal when you swap it? 02-06-2014,05:35 PM #8 BMWAccelerator View Profile View Forum Posts BMWAccelerator BMW CCA Member Join

you have 3 things that have to work for the bulb to work. 1: bulb 2: igniter 3: headlight control module. 02 BMW 325 13 MB GLK350 94 GMC sonoma 4x4 See whether the HID bulbs have been connected to the ballasts correctly and tightly. 2. Usually the combination is Yellow, Black and Red." 11"Problem: HID works when the engine is off, but if turning on the engine the HID will turn off itself." "Solution: For some