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Re: XenonDepot LED Headlight Bulb Issues

I would suggest you try the diode dynamics anit-flicker module for their 2015 specific ram/mopar kit. As folks have mentioned, the 2015s seem to be different and I am not sure if xenon depot's stuff is up to snuff. After a failed attempt with a xenon depot hid kit (I had the same symptoms you describe with their hid kit), I got the diode dynamics hid kit with the huluxtek ballasts and anti-flicker module. No extra relay harness--just plug and play. A bit more money, but they work like a champ. Also, diode dynamics customer service is top notch.

I realize you want to stay with your leds--seems like the anti-flicker module should work with those. If it does not, just order the rest of the hid kit.

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I would suggest you try the diode dynamics anit-flicker module for their 2015 specific ram/mopar kit. As folks have mentioned, the 2015s seem to be different and I am not sure if xenon depot's stuff is up to snuff. After a failed attempt with a xenon depot hid kit (I had the same symptoms you describe with their hid kit), I got the diode dynamics hid kit with the huluxtek ballasts and anti-flicker module. No extra relay harness--just plug and play. A bit more money, but they work like a champ. Also, diode dynamics customer service is top notch.

I realize you want to stay with your leds--seems like the anti-flicker module should work with those. If it does not, just order the rest of the hid kit.
At this point I am sticking with the Xenon Depot parts because if they dont work then the bulbs are defective and Im going to return them.

Just a side note, but many people are saying that the electrical system on the 15 is much more particular than the 14. How is that conclusion being deduced? There are members with 15s that have no problems with aftermarket lighting. Why are these failures being attributed to the Jeep rather than the aftermarket lighting kits? I am not yet convinced the kits failure is due to the Jeeps electrical system.
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Re: XenonDepot LED Headlight Bulb Issues

probably because Xenondepot has an excellent reputation for selling only the best products. Philips makes world class products as well and by some is considered to be the best. FWIW....the Philips led bulbs didn't work in my 2014...BUT the xenondepot led bulbs work perfect. FCA/Chrysler has been known to have touchy electrics for as long as Ive had them...starting back in 2006.
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Re: XenonDepot LED Headlight Bulb Issues

I've got an update on this. I've been viewing some other forums where 2015 Ram owners are experiencing the same bulb shut off issue. They have listed a company that makes a decoder module which is supposed to fix the issue. So far several Ram owners have reported positive feedback and made confirmation that the modules do indeed work. I've not gotten the chance to try yet but they do sell the decoders separately. I've been told they would fix our issue.

Wondering if there's still any interest in this from anyone since the thread hasn't been active or seen positive resolutions


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Re: XenonDepot LED Headlight Bulb Issues

Proper function has been confirmed. The LEDS do work on the 2015 GC but they need both a relay harness and Canbus unit to function properly. All parts can be and were obtained through Xenon Depot to ensure proper fitment.
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Re: XenonDepot LED Headlight Bulb Issues

Guessing that means you had to drill out the back of the dust caps?


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Re: XenonDepot LED Headlight Bulb Issues

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Guessing that means you had to drill out the back of the dust caps?


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I didn't reinstall the caps, I've never had an issue on my other Jeep running HIDS without the caps.
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Re: XenonDepot LED Headlight Bulb Issues

Whoooa...whole loota anger going on here. Man I miss the old days of a couple hundred of us using each other as guinea pigs then figuring out what we need HAHA...

I have been buying from Steve and the guys at XD for over 5 years. Have a volt kit on lows/fogs still going strong for the guy that bought it from me. Whenever I had an issue, we resolved it.

As for running LED's on headlights without canbus/relays, well you did that to yourself. It is called the search function. Same with HID's...one takes less, the other more power. Adjust accordingly.

I just ordered 20+ bulbs from them and plan on getting the LED H11's once I sack up and spend the $$ on a quality bulb...still stings every time!
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Re: XenonDepot LED Headlight Bulb Issues

If I get a HID kit for my 14 JGC running lights then another kit for the fog lights to match is hiding the ballistics in the front bumper a pain?
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Re: XenonDepot LED Headlight Bulb Issues

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Guys the bottom line is that 2015 are very finicky.

Whether you are using hid or LED you are using a lighting solution on a vehicle that has a monitoring system that is designed to look for specific conditions.

That condition is a 55 watt halogen bulb. That carries a certain amount of resistance and generates heat during operation.

Even though hid and LED are more efficient solutions for lighting you don't save on power consumption when you have to fool the monitoring circuit. This is because in some cause you have to add the load back to the circuit.


In the case of the 2015 just using a simple antiflicker capacitor is no longer enough like in the past with the 2011-2014.

The monitoring circuit if it does not see enough load with cut the power to the headlights and fog lights circuits thinking that the bulb is blown and therefore will reduce the electrical load on the system overall and cut power.

With a "running change" to the electrical in the second production year of a facelifted vehicle if makes it harder to predict that there would be issues when you use the 2014 as the benchmark only to find out that a minor change requires the use of an anti flicker and a relay harness in unison. As time progreases they may come up with less cumbersome ways to give the appear of load but for now we have to use the conventional ways.

Don't keep false hope that LEDS won't need external load stabilizes. If this was the case they would have devised a compact and self contained led unit already.

If we could disable the circuit monitoring then the additional boxes for tricking the nannies would not be needed.

We know you all are frustrated but Steve and the other guys at xenon depot are not at fault.

When selling retrofit parts for several different platforms certain difficulties only appear after you actually install the parts on the vehicle.
I believe that I am experiencing the finickiness of the 2015 as mentioned by other members of this thread. I purchased the XenonDepot H11 Xtreme HID system and Eagle Eye headlights used from another jeepgarage member who had a 2014 JGC and did not experience any issues. Instead of installing the relay harness provided with the kit, I purchased the anti-flicker modules from XenonDepot to make for a cleaner installation.

After installing the new headlight setup I noticed that the driver's side light would not come on reliably. When switching the headlights on it would come on momentarily, then shut off, then come on, then shut off - basically it would go through a slow on/off cycle 3 or 4 times before it gave up and shut off all together.

After this happened I swapped the anti-flicker modules between the driver and passenger side hoping that was the issue, however the driver-side headlight still would not come on. After swapping the digital signal processors (metal box) the same thing happened. I figured that it could not be the bulb, since the light would either work or not work - so I did not swap those. Lastly, I changed the polarity of the bulb connection hoping that would address the issue, but then the light did not work at all.

After some experimenting with the lights installed I noticed that they will come on reliably if I have my headlights set to automatic (A) and it is night time. When starting the Jeep the light bulbs pulse quickly and it seems that the signal sent to the headlights is strong enough to force the bulbs to stay on. If I have the lights off, start the Jeep and then switch the lights on, the drivers side light will go through its 3-4 cycle attempt and more than likely will not turn on.

I was thinking about switching the bulbs, but I don't believe this will fix the issue. Should I remove the anti-flicker module and install the relay instead? Is there anything else that can be done to get the kit to work more reliably with my 2015? Are there others experiencing the same conditions that I am with their 2015?
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I'm having the exact same issue as above, I have a 2015 JGC with eagle eyes and the extreme HID kit. The lights are in reliable in the event they turn on. Most cases at night if I have set to auto they work. If I drive during the day and it turns dark only the DLR would turn on which can get dangerious. My only solution is to turn off and on the jeep. Turning on and off the headlights does not work. I shot an email to xenondepot hoping to see if there is a part I need to prevent this from happening but have not heard back. Hopefully they respond to this thread with some recommendations.
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Tried emailing xenondepot again. Just want a reliable headlight.
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