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      03-25-2008, 03:13 PM   #1
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Lux 4.0 Problem OH NO!

Lux 4.0 problem. I have had my lux for about 7 or 8 months. I kept thinking that my bulb out error was due to my new led license plate lights (it's not the problem kev )

Unfortuately on my way home last night I was behind a black truck on the offramp, I noticed one side I could only see my D1S bulbs, and on the other side I could see the D1S and the angel eyes. So I got home and Turned on my angel eyes only. This is what I see. I purchased them from NAMOTORSPORTS, I wonder do they have any kind of warranty either through them or through Marc himself?

Both sides work, one side is just EXTREMELY dim, as is evident in the pictures. It looks bright in the picture but only because the camera is white balancing, as we all know the LUX 4.0 on the drivers side is not as bright as the low beams

Has anyone else had this problem?
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Maybe you should try checking the connection?
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You think a loose connection could be the problem? I'm gonna tell Mr. Long Tran himself you said that! (He put them in for me)
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I don't know...BUT man, that amber corner delete w/ the Lux 4.0 is sweeet.
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You think a loose connection could be the problem? I'm gonna tell Mr. Long Tran himself you said that! (He put them in for me)
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I'm sure Marc will take care of you!
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yeah man Marc is a really good guy...I had problems with my install and he tried to help me along the way...but I'm in the same boat too one of mine is really dimmer than the other I was going to open it up this weekend...lemme know if you find a solution

btw I have a pair of 3.0 used...I wonder what the life of these LEDs are?
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You think a loose connection could be the problem? I'm gonna tell Mr. Long Tran himself you said that! (He put them in for me)
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I don't know...BUT man, that amber corner delete w/ the Lux 4.0 is sweeet.
Thanks, I have loved them up until this past week or so.

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I'm sure he will too, he's a great guy.
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The lifespan of the types of LED's Marc uses are in the 10's of thousands of hours.

The connection went bad, the LED went bad, or worst case the unit is bad. Marc/NA will take care of you, no worries.
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I almost thought u turned ur LUX 4.0 into ur headlight...
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I almost thought u turned ur LUX 4.0 into ur headlight...
Yeah stupid auto white balance.
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PM'ed - sorry for the late reply
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PM'ed - sorry for the late reply
not a problem I knew you'd treat me right.

You're a stand up guy!
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