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Old 06-19-2011, 12:56 PM
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Hey guys so i just got my HI/LO kit in 8K and i tried hooking it up last night and i have a couple questions.

On the PDF instructions it says to hook up the red power wire from the harness to the battery, then hook up the black cable from the harness to the battery, only problem is, i have no black/ ground... when i hook the harness into the ballast/ bulb there is on each ballast on spare wire thats black and looks like it is a ground, should i just attach those anywhere?


I know its probally hard to picture without pics so i can put them up later if you need. Thanks
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Old 06-19-2011, 12:58 PM
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those black wires on the ballasts should have a ring terminal on them. if so ground them
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:03 PM
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they do, and i tried last night and it still didnt work, maybe i didnt ground them to something with a good enough connection
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:05 PM
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did they not turn on period. or did then turn on and not work properly?
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:07 PM
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Default Re: Hid harness from ddm

When you had the harness all completely installed, did your lo beams turn on?
The harness just controls the hi beam
Check your grounds and make sure all connections are secure
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:07 PM
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they didn't turn on at all, and the setup is easy its pretty hard to mess up
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:09 PM
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The lo beams should atleast turn on, regardless of the wiring harness
Try flipping the power plugs that go to the ballast around the other way and see if that works
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:11 PM
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true. I have seen on here that a lot of people have issues with the hi/lo hids. if u can trace the wires in the harness and make sure they are routed correctly boost of the time the grounds are in the wrong slot on the connector. in your case it seems like your not getting power
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:18 PM
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thats what im guessing because the circuit is being completed on the harness, it just has a red power line which i hooked to the battery then all the other cords run into the ballasts etc..

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thats what im thinking, i dont think the circuit on the harness is complete because they are saying there should be a ground which the only 2 i can find are on the ballasts
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:22 PM
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hang on I'll get a pic
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:28 PM
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black wire is the same on both ballast.

other 2 wires( red black) with separate connectors are one way plugs.

wire connector with 3 wires are the only issue you might have.
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:29 PM
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Default Re: Hid harness from ddm

hmm okay thanks for the Pic thats just like mine so i guess ill just make sure to get a better ground
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