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One HID went out

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Old 02-18-2011, 01:50 PM
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One HID went out

Okay, so the one HID went out on my Accord (which now belongs to my sister) and I'm trying to figure out what exactly is wrong.

I did some research and find out it could be either the bulb or ballast, but also learned that the bulbs hardly ever go out since there are no filaments.

When I switch on the headlights, I only hear the buzzing coming from the passenger side ballast (the working side) and there is no buzzing coming from the driver side ballast ( the non-working side).

I just want to confirm if that means the ballast went out which has caused the HID to go out.

Thanks
 
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Old 02-18-2011, 01:57 PM
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it's probably the ballast, even more likely so if you have one of those cheap plug-n-play kits
 
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Old 02-18-2011, 02:06 PM
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I have no idea what kind of kit I have, LOL a friend purchased and installed them for me. They been running strong for about 4 years now I guess maybe its their time to go?
 
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Old 02-22-2011, 07:21 PM
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4 yrs is not bad... swap the ballast and see what happens... You should do a retro for your sister... Good luck
 
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