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Old 04-08-2010, 01:05 PM   #1
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Wiring up HID lights?

i have a set of plug and play HID lights. i am working on retro fiting a pair of projectors into the stock housings to corect the spread pattern problem. my problem is when i hook the HID's up only 1 side turns on... i heard something about a relay kit and was not sure about it as i have never had this problem installing a plug and play HID kit.

if i could get somse help on this i would be greatfull. my buddy is having the same problem on his grand cherokee as well. please keep this thread to helpful info, i know alot of people dont like the HID's and i have heard it all before wich is 1 of the reasons i am retro fitting projectors.

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i had same issue w/ my 95 wrangler...i installed HID's and both worked till i started the jeep then 1 would shut off. there has got to be something w/ our vehicles. bc i used HID relay, made my own and same issue..only thing i havent tried yet is making it a completely stand slone system and not using factory light switch and using a toggle..


but have been 2 pissed @ issue to work on it in last month or so. i have same company of HID's in my eclipse (high & low) and they work factastic

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i had same issue w/ my 95 wrangler...i installed HID's and both worked till i started the jeep then 1 would shut off. there has got to be something w/ our vehicles. bc i used HID relay, made my own and same issue..only thing i havent tried yet is making it a completely stand slone system and not using factory light switch and using a toggle..


but have been 2 pissed @ issue to work on it in last month or so. i have same company of HID's in my eclipse (high & low) and they work factastic
i have tried the relay kits as well. i have not yet tried to hard wire the kit in yet and would prefer not to. i want to be able to put it back to stock without cutting anything up. just in case i sell the thing or have to go in for warrenty work.
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yea i understand. i hard wired into light harness w/o any help. did same thing..liek i said only thing i havent done is my pass factory switch and make my own...other than that mine was a complete stand alone system.

i put it on hold bc i'm in process of doin 350 swap and will worry about it after i'm done..hehe
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Bad grounds are the most common problem causing HID kits to shut off or flicker... Grab a multi meter and have someone start the Jeep while your testing the wiring to the balast... As long as your maintaining 12v the whole time I'm not sure what would cause it, other than too small of wiring on them... Just because it shows 12+ volts doesn't mean they are getting the amperage they need!

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