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HID Problem

one bulb burnt out and im not spendin 160 for a new pr or bulbs. so what im askin is how do you remove the hid kit and go back to the regular headlight bulbs......
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Did you install the kit or buy the truck with them already installed?
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if you want to pull the kit out, unplug the bulbs, and ballast's and put your stock bulbs back in.
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Did you install the kit or buy the truck with them already installed?
they came on the truck when i got it

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nah, i dont wanna buy some cheapo bulbs and have em burn out too

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if you want to pull the kit out, unplug the bulbs, and ballast's and put your stock bulbs back in.
is the harness that plugs into the ballast the same one that plugs into the factory bulb?
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yeah it goes

factory harness-ballast-hid bulb

take it out and u have

factory harness that plugs back into the factory bulb....unless somebody hacked the wiring before you.
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yeah it goes

factory harness-ballast-hid bulb

take it out and u have

factory harness that plugs back into the factory bulb....unless somebody hacked the wiring before you.
alright, thats what i need to know. thanks
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DDM Tuning isn't a cheapo brand. They're nice quality stuff. I'd just buy the new bulbs for $15 like David suggested.
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well i messed with it for a lil bit and the bulb is just fine, except sometimes the passenger side doesnt wanna come on. i think i gotta loos connection or somethin
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Check all the grounds for the HID kit. Make sure everything is tight.
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i just started to mess with the wires and it came on so i think i got it fixed for the time being.....
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Also if you don't have a relay kit installed it can cause the same symptoms.
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Also if you don't have a relay kit installed it can cause the same symptoms.
idk whats installed on it or not since it was on there when i got the truck
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DDM is good stuff. Check your wiring make sure its good. You might have a ballast going bad, my buddies car would flicker on and then shut off so he had to cycle it on a couple times to get it to stay on, he just needed a new ballast.
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DDM is good stuff. Check your wiring make sure its good. You might have a ballast going bad, my buddies car would flicker on and then shut off so he had to cycle it on a couple times to get it to stay on, he just needed a new ballast.
if it costs any money to fix, im just gonna rip out all the HID stuff and drop in some silverstar bulbs and call it a day lol
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It would cost more to buy Silverstar's then it would to fix the HID's.
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well how much for a new ballast? cause i can get a pair of silverstar bulbs for 20 bux brand new.
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ok so i fixed the problem. there was 2 bad fuses on the hid system and there was bad contacts on some little box that runs to the ballasts.
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