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Old 01-12-2010, 04:55 PM
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Re: HID sometimes shuts off

hahaha nice!
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Old 01-12-2010, 05:01 PM
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Re: HID sometimes shuts off

thats weird....before I turned off illuminated approach...my HID's didnt flicker. But what i didnt like was how they would come on with the unlock button on approach...but when you started the Jeep...they would go off.(jeep without auto headlamps) Is this true for you guys as well?
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Re: HID sometimes shuts off

the illuminated approach is when you hit the unlock button and the headlights turn on, when you turn on the truck they do shut off.... very bad for hids

yes mine is the same as well bro
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Re: HID sometimes shuts off

I have the auto HID's so one would flicker (drivers side) on unlock and then stay on, then when I turned the car on they would shut off then on and stay illuminated (if i was in my garage or it was dark) otherwise like you guys said they would go off. No more though...I am glad I took care of this!!! I love this site
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thats weird....before I turned off illuminated approach...my HID's didnt flicker. But what i didnt like was how they would come on with the unlock button on approach...but when you started the Jeep...they would go off.(jeep without auto headlamps) Is this true for you guys as well?
to answer your question mine does that too Scott...
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Re: HID sometimes shuts off

So wait Scott yours did not flicker @ unlock? They only would come on? See mine was flickering (drivers side) once and then coming on...same with you too right Nate?

BUT when i remoted-stared and hit unlock their was no flicker on the drivers side and they would just come on!
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Re: HID sometimes shuts off

nope...weird huh? But now that i think about it...why would they? they are connected directly to the power source....the battery. thats why you guys getting a flicker on approach always stumped me....
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it has to be a low-draw issue, b/c like I said it does not do it when the vehicle is already started...WEIRD
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I'm thinking there's some kind of voltage drop sensor or something that hic cups when you do the illuminated approach without the altinator running.
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Re: HID sometimes shuts off

I had my hids flickering at first. Than added relay harness. Though it would mess a little just like all you guys are talking about. So I took the truck to a hid specialist and he added a resistor of some sort to the setup and I've never had one of them fail or flicker again.
Activated at all times: Lights on approach, auto lights and lights on shutdown.
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Re: HID sometimes shuts off

So with the addidtion of the resistor you had the flicker issue but it eliminated the flicker? Also, when you say "Activated at all times: Lights on approach, auto lights and lights on shutdown" does that mean you have all of these currently activated with no issues? I guess you need to tell us a little more about the "fix" if you can...
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