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ny450es 11-05-2012 11:32 PM

hid changed color
 
i have 09 overland oem hid setup. when the lights turned on i noticed a purple hue on the driver's side. anyone know if its a bulb goin bad or low voltage? its to cold for me to check the voltage tonight.

SvenskaJeepGuy 11-06-2012 01:28 AM

Re: hid changed color
 
only at startup? that is normal

ny450es 11-06-2012 07:08 AM

Re: hid changed color
 
just driver's side and stays that way the whole time. i tried turning the lights on and off a bunch of times with out any change. these are the original bulbs that came with the jeep.

SvenskaJeepGuy 11-06-2012 01:10 PM

Re: hid changed color
 
the bulb might be at the end of its life

ny450es 11-21-2012 09:24 PM

Re: hid changed color
 
svenska...do the oem bulbs have a reputation of not lasting? just talked to a jeep parts guy and was told he rarely sells them because they are supposed to last a long time. he quoted me $166 per bulb. don't know what was included.

now the bulb fires up(still not the normal color) for a few seconds then starts to flicker for 20-30 secs and then dies. if i turn the lights on and off quick the light fires up, flickers immediately for a couple of secs then dies. any suggestions? hate to blow money if its not the bulb. also are the aftermarket bulbs any better other than the lower price?

ny450es 12-08-2012 04:04 PM

Re: hid changed color
 
update: the oem bulb was flickering on and off and then stayed off because the bulb was going bad. installed new bulbs and all is well.


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