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      06-11-2009, 11:29 PM   #1
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xenon problem please help

my passenger side light on my xenons are out and i dont know what happened...at first they started turning purple then after a while they turned blue again but started flickering and turning off..now its just completely out..do you guys know if its just the bulb i need to replace or what do i need to do?
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      06-11-2009, 11:35 PM   #2
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i would try flipping the ballast and see if the ballast is blown??

something like this kinda happen to me too, so i flipped the ballast and come to find out the ballast was blown. replaced the ballast and every was fine!

did you do a xenon replacement or did your car come with them?
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its prob just the bulb is out. take it to the dealer if your car is still under warranty. they should replace it no question ask.
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it is oem...not a replacement hid. wat do you mean flipping the ballast
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swapping ballasts to the other side will troubleshoot a defective ballast..bulb is self explanatory. ive seen anything from a defective headlight(internal wiring short) to bad modules..bulbs..ballasts...
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never mind my statement, i thought they were aftermarket!

take it to the deal, they should take care of it!
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