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Old 03-20-2009, 02:03 AM   #1
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Hey guys, I have an 01 SE. a few months ago I installed H.I.D assemblies in it and a few days ago I started to notice a problem. When I first start my car at night, my passenger side headlight comes on but the drivers side does. Now here is the most confusing part of the whole ordeal. If I turn the **** to just the marker lights and then back to its orgional position, then both lights come on... Anyone familiar with this problem? I am not sure if its the twilight sentinial or if its the H.I.D assembly itself. I would appreciate all advice. thanks in advance
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This is an after market part. I think the maker of that part might be better suited in figuring out whats going on. However; It sounds like it might be a ballast or an ignitor issue.
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Do you have the balasts hooked into the stock headlight connectors? If you do you need to get the upgraded harness that pull power directly from the battery with a relay controlling it, I had the same problem in the winter, its a protection feature in the balast

and if that still doesn't solve the problem I'm working on a write up that will turn the headlights off while cranking like the car should have been from the factory
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that seems like it would help my lights signal tremendously! Purplehazeir I agree that normally I would have contacted the manufacturer but they are asian and speak very poor english. Where can I get the upgraded parts you are talking about crunkfunk? Thanks for the input
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it'* called an HID relay harness, about $20-$25, but totally worth it, then the light disable while cranking is a little bit of wiring if your comforable let me know i'll make a little diagram
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im totally comfortable doing it! Just tell me where I can get the parts and the diagram. I own an audio business so i am not afraid to rip anything apart in even a bentley
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the HID relay harness you can find online, then you will need a SPDT relay for the crank disable, give me a little bit to get my pen tablet working on my computer and I can draw you a diagram for what you need to do
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here is a diagram, save it and zoom in to see what is all there, let me know if you have any questions
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thanks a million!
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no problem, if anything comes up let me know
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