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Im driving an '11 ranger 4.0 4x4 and for some reason ive tried two different HID kits, from two different vendors with the same problem. They both work at the beginning, and then for some reason the bulb on the drivers side decides it doesn't want to work any more. The passenger side is not giving me any problems, just the drivers side. Ive checked the wires for a good connection and ive tried to swap the wires without any success.

has anyone has this problem before?
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Since your in Canada - Could it be an issue with the daytime running lights?
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at one point, i had them both working, as my DTL & headlights.. then as usual the left stopped working
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at one point, i had them both working, as my DTL & headlights.. then as usual the left stopped working
That's sort of what I'm getting at.

I'm a little rusty on this - but, I thought the daytime running light don't run at full power (aka - reduced voltage) and they'll destroy your HID ballasts over time.

Hopefully someone else will confirm what's rolling around in my brain.
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Yeah, I see what your saying but do you think that would happen in a short period of 1-2 weeks?
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Yeah, I see what your saying but do you think that would happen in a short period of 1-2 weeks?
Sure could.

Most eectronics do like being underpowered and/or overpowered very much at all.
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most likely your cheap chinese ballasts are not meant for cold climate use

i use the lumens brand of ballasts from performance improvements , they are severe cold climate tested

i also use the morimoto 9004/9007 bi-zenon harness , it works with daytime running light voltage

Bi-xenon: 'MotoControl 9004/9007/HB5 - Relay Harnesses from The Retrofit Source Inc
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