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Old 10-10-2009, 06:00 PM
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Re: XenonDepot Xtreme HID's

Haha, will you two stop bickering and put some pants on instead of skirts.... Lol, J/K. I will say it seems WK's are not all the same, just take my dual front blinker LED where I finally figured out I needed a 1.2ohm resistor where others got there's working with a 3ohm resistor. Def odd.

Scott, I spliced in another ground wire coming off the existing ground right after the harness( with the grounding wire, obviously). I did this because when I first installed them the drivers side light kept flickering and even shutting off, then come on when I turned the lights off and on. I played with it and played with it, removing it twice and reinstalling, but still got the same thing. I DID NOT swap out components with the working side though. When looking at the grounding ring itself to me it didnt appear crimped in that well like the other side is, so I tried splice tapping an additional ground wire with the existing ground and it worked perfectly all summer with zero issues.

Im telling you its crazy, had to work today so I didnt really have time to mess with the light, but in the morning on the way to work I noticed it flickered twice so I shut them off then on and it worked perfect the whole 30 min ride to work in the dark at 5am. Tell me that wouldnt drive you insane?? Lol.

What I notice the light does when its acting up is it will get dim, not shine on the road as far as the other side, then all of a sudden it will flash bright and be "normal", but then dim again. I do notice it happens more when im going over bumps, but its not only limited to going over bumps. Id work on it now but have plans to go out. Oh well.
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Old 10-12-2009, 08:17 AM
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Re: XenonDepot Xtreme HID's

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Haha, will you two stop bickering and put some pants on instead of skirts.... Lol, J/K. I will say it seems WK's are not all the same, just take my dual front blinker LED where I finally figured out I needed a 1.2ohm resistor where others got there's working with a 3ohm resistor. Def odd.

Scott, I spliced in another ground wire coming off the existing ground right after the harness( with the grounding wire, obviously). I did this because when I first installed them the drivers side light kept flickering and even shutting off, then come on when I turned the lights off and on. I played with it and played with it, removing it twice and reinstalling, but still got the same thing. I DID NOT swap out components with the working side though. When looking at the grounding ring itself to me it didnt appear crimped in that well like the other side is, so I tried splice tapping an additional ground wire with the existing ground and it worked perfectly all summer with zero issues.

Im telling you its crazy, had to work today so I didnt really have time to mess with the light, but in the morning on the way to work I noticed it flickered twice so I shut them off then on and it worked perfect the whole 30 min ride to work in the dark at 5am. Tell me that wouldnt drive you insane?? Lol.

What I notice the light does when its acting up is it will get dim, not shine on the road as far as the other side, then all of a sudden it will flash bright and be "normal", but then dim again. I do notice it happens more when im going over bumps, but its not only limited to going over bumps. Id work on it now but have plans to go out. Oh well.
If light output is dimming, then it is definitely not a grounding issue. They either work or they don't if the problem is the wiring.

Based upon your latest post, now my opinion is that your ballast is bad. Try the component swapping and get back to us with the results.
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I would definitely suggest swapping components left to right as well.

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Re: XenonDepot Xtreme HID's

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I would definitely suggest swapping components left to right as well.

Steve

I know, and wish it was that easy to just swap things around. Im not lazy, just have alot of other things to do and I can live with a flashing light. It seems to act up at all different times, like this morning it only flashed once then was perfect the rest of the drive in. Odd.

And im sure its not the kit itself, but probably a loose connection I have yet to discover. And nothing is blown because the light does come on full power, im just noting things for my warranty factor with you guys. Lol. I def recommend and would only buy HID's again from xenondepot cuz I think they are very good products and service/help is great.
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