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Old 10-31-2012, 10:16 AM   #226 (permalink)
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:49 AM   #227 (permalink)
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I should have a spare bulb HID bulb or two left over but they're not in the best shape after E/W and I manhandled them trying to figure out how the hell to get the ballasts attached with the bulbs already inserted (*hint: you can't)
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Well it looks like one of my headlights may be out. Noticed when I got out of my car this morning that it wasn't working. It was the one that had all the condensation in it. I'm hoping it will work if I can suck all the condensation out of it. Parking light was working fine, just the main headlight bulb was out.
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Try removing the ballast cover and blow dry it out. You'll need a torx bit for that cover. It happened a few times on some guys headlights over at the G forum and he also had condensation. I gave him my advice and it worked for him.

Worth a try before spending more money on a ballast.
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:59 AM   #229 (permalink)
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I should have a spare bulb HID bulb or two left over but they're not in the best shape after E/W and I manhandled them trying to figure out how the hell to get the ballasts attached with the bulbs already inserted (*hint: you can't)
I'll see what's up with my light after work today and let you know if I need them. Couldn't hurt to try them out.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:01 AM   #230 (permalink)
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Try removing the ballast cover and blow dry it out. You'll need a torx bit for that cover. It happened a few times on some guys headlights over at the G forum and he also had condensation. I gave him my advice and it worked for him.

Worth a try before spending more money on a ballast.
Well for now I was thinking of throwing some sort of dessicant pack in there through the parking light hole. Hoping it will absorb the moisture without me having to take the light out.
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Well for now I was thinking of throwing some sort of dessicant pack in there through the parking light hole. Hoping it will absorb the moisture without me having to take the light out.
If you have a leak that wouldn't solve the problem. Over time it'll come right back!
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Sounds good.

Dee are you gonna be working on your lights again? Need to find some time/place to work on mine. Maybe I can do it at Bobo's place since we have some other work we need to do to my car.
Im still up in the air whether I need to work on mine or not, im perfectly happy with mine, honestly..
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You still want that projector housing?
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Well for now I was thinking of throwing some sort of dessicant pack in there through the parking light hole. Hoping it will absorb the moisture without me having to take the light out.
Its probably NOT the ballast, ballasts are made to be pretty durable, i.e, wet cold hot, if anything, it could be the bulb, you could just buy a new bulb, what you do wanna do is reseal the headlight AFTER you replace the bulb.
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Eastwest!

You still want that projector housing?
hmmmmmm. yes sir, I think I will take it, just to have it.
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If you have a leak that wouldn't solve the problem. Over time it'll come right back!
Yeah, but it should fix it for now though. Gonna reseal it once I get the lens from DM and then fix both of them.
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Add to his giant pile o' uninstalled parts
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Fixed
Exactly..
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