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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 07-11-2007, 01:50 AM Thread Starter
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I recentley installed my new Apexcone HID from the GB that's been going on. Well after was installed I turned them on and the only thing that seemed odd was that the drivers side light lit up after the passenger side. Like a split second. I would turn them off and back on again and both sides would turn on together. Tonight I went to show them off and the drivers side didn't turn on at all, WTF! I tried it again, then one more time and nothing. I tried it again after a few minutes then it turned on. I drove to the store and when I went back to my car both lights turned on but with the drivers side turning on a split second after the passenger side. Checked the connections the best I could without removing the headlight (don't really want to go through that unless I have to) and everthing looks good. Anybody else have this problem? Would it mean that a ballast is bad or something?

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Sorry to hear about the trouble, I just did this install as well and I know how frustrating it can be when stuff goes wrong...

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I'm seeing toooo much of this lately ; I hope it is not a common weakness ! The other member recieved his with a sand-shaker of a balast and would not lit !
I feel for you bro ! I just hope I don't have to go through this too .


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I install the apexcone as well. The problem I ran into is the connection the the stock wiring was loose. Make sure they are tight. My passenger side negative connection was loose even though it connected it was not making a complete connection. I just used some pliers to tighten the female plug. Then reinserted the male plug. I thought I had a bad bulb or ballast but it turned out to be a loose connection.


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I'll look into the connections today and see if maybe there's a loose connection. But I thought all the connections fit perfectly when I first plugged everything in. Thanks for the responses.

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It sounds like a loose ground to me,I have done a couple installs for friends and I had this happen to me as well.Just tighten with some pliers. on the male/female connection.

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Well I checked all the connections on that side and I tightened the ground, ( it didn't look like it needed to be, but did it anyways) and it seems that both lights turned on at the same time thanks djquik1, but it looks like the drivers side is bluer than the passenger side. could it be that they sent me two different temps? I ordered 6000K. The drivers side looks like the right temp. Hopefully these pictures help a little.

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Looks like you got a 4500k on the p/s side and 6000k on the d/s

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I'll take some night pictures to be sure, then I'll hit up RPM.

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I'll take some night pictures to be sure, then I'll hit up RPM.[/b]

I already sent them to Apexcone for you and let them know ahead of time.

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