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      01-31-2013, 10:56 AM   #1
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HELP! My headlights are malfunctioning

i recently bought led angel eye bulbs.i try one side and turned the lights on. I then found it wasnt a color that i liked so i took it off. Later that night i go for a drive and i see that my right side headlight isnt functioning. do you think i blew a fuse or burned my headlights out? please help me
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      01-31-2013, 10:59 AM   #2
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More info what is not working?
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      01-31-2013, 11:02 AM   #3
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the hid on the opposite side isnt working.the angel eye works just not the hid. the main headlight
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      01-31-2013, 11:03 AM   #4
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the amber corner also works.the only part not woking is the main hid headlight
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Check the bulb
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      02-01-2013, 08:16 AM   #6
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how would i be able to tell if its the bulb? by putting in a new one or can you tell if the bulb is any good
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      02-01-2013, 12:56 PM   #7
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Did you get any kind of warning on the dash about your headlight not working?
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      02-01-2013, 02:03 PM   #8
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Not enough details in the first post.

OP, double-check that the bulb is seated properly. Also double-check your wiring. Sounds like you missed a plug. I'd be surprised if there's not a dash warning.
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      02-02-2013, 07:22 AM   #9
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yes i have the dash warning
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      02-02-2013, 01:44 PM   #10
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It might be a plug as others have mentioned. I installed LED's for my halos and the dash light came on because the resistors were getting in the way of the adaptive motors, might wanna check that out too.
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      02-02-2013, 05:28 PM   #11
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It might be a plug as others have mentioned. I installed LED's for my halos and the dash light came on because the resistors were getting in the way of the adaptive motors, might wanna check that out too.
Mine throws the AHL malfunction code randomly. Im not sure if its the heat sink/inline capacitor thats moving and getting in the way or if some moisture got into the back of the headlight assembly and it shorts out occasionally. It seems like the code doesnt get thrown easily when its really cold out, but once the car (and presumably the back of the headlamps) warm up, i would get the code daily. Now the past 3 days i havnt got the code once. Once it gets a little warmer/dryer out, ill likely drop the front bumper off, remove the whole headlight assembly and properly secure the leads off to the side. Until then, i get a very intermittent AHL fault.
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