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I just bought an HID kit for my foglights, which are wired seperately from the stock foglight wire harness. When I turn the foglights on they both come on, but the right one goes out. If I keep turning the switch on and off like 5 times the right light will eventualy stay on. It is like I have to jumpstart the bulb and warm it up.
Can anyone help me with this problem? :(
 

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It is a seperate harness from the stock harness and the battery has been in the car since 2006.
 

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try grounding the whole engine.. it helped me a lot !!! i have 55w hid kit on my low beams.. and i had to flicker them like 5-6 times for both to light up.. after grounding it works perfect.. !!!
 

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[quote author=lucaspl88 link=topic=138725.msg2990311#msg2990311 date=1236879824]
try grounding the whole engine.. it helped me a lot !!! i have 55w hid kit on my low beams.. and i had to flicker them like 5-6 times for both to light up.. after grounding it works perfect.. !!!
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Ok, i'll give that a shot.
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The grounds were good. I'm thinking that the foglights arn't getting enough electricity, but i dont know. :dunno:
Can someone help me out with this problem?
 

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[quote author=darrenmr link=topic=138725.msg3005316#msg3005316 date=1237506806]
The grounds were good. I'm thinking that the foglights arn't getting enough electricity, but i dont know. :dunno:
Can someone help me out with this problem?
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Could be, not sure if i dreamed it or if i read it somewhere but i heard that HID's require something like 20,000 volts to start up and when they are started they run on something like 6 volts (much like your fluorescent light bulbs), correct me if i am wrong though...if i am right then they might not be getting enough power to start up.
 
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