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Old 02-14-2012, 06:33 PM
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XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

I think my XenonDepot ballasts that are less than a year old are making a high pitch ringing noise.

It's either the ballasts or the relay harness. I know for a fact that it has something to do with the either one.

Has anybody else experienced something like this?

I'm thinking about switching to Morimoto ballasts.
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

Is it normal?
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

a good friend of mine had a problem with the ballast for his svt focus. it ended up being a bad connection that caused the humming. so i would honestly bet its the relay harness or your have some corrosion somplace
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

are they both making the noise? is it only during startup? is it very loud or do u have to stand near it to hear it. my oem ballasts make a little bit of noise but not much.
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

It's not humming. It's a very faint high pitch ringing. It's none stop. I noticed it today after turned off my WK with the lights still on.

It's very faint.
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

its going to sound crazy but check your ground. i had issues the the ground on my hids a couple months in of having them. there is some weird metel under our hoods then if nothing check the relays
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

I'm sure my ground is good. I used an existing ground under the hood.
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

is if on balast or 2 thats humming if its one i would say swap the relay to see how it responds
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

it's normal... Does it on my retro fitted 05 headlights, on wifey's gs300 retro and my vfr800 retro..
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

It sounds like its coming from one of the relays.
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

I had some excess noise coming from my HID fogs....I replaced the relay and it went away. The relay had some corrosion on the plug.
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Re: XenonDepot Ballast Noise....?

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I had some excess noise coming from my HID fogs....I replaced the relay and it went away. The relay had some corrosion on the plug.
That's what I was thinking about doing.
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