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I just installed HID lamps in my 2005 Silverado. One set for the low beam and one set for the high beam. They are very bright and cansee 3 times bettter . The only problem is that they come on as soon as I turn the key on and I do not have daytime running light . There is a set of driving lights below but not yet HID, all 4 of theses systems has its own lamp but only high / Low are HID

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I drive a 07 Silverado. When I start it up the head lights come on. If I have them on high beam all 4 come on. If low beam just 2 come on. I have a round knob on the left middle dash to control lights. I if I turn it to the empty circle then the head lights go off and the signal lights stay on. I think that is what you are asking but not for sure.

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Retrofitting HIDs into halogen headlight assemblies is ******* and my look bright to you, but they actually cast less light on the road because the reflector isn't designed to focus an HID tube. Their designed to focus a filament.
Are HID kits legal Ricks Free Auto Repair Advice

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SOURCE: Auto lighting of daytime running (low beam) lamps

Yes. These are called DRL's or daytime running lights. It is law that vehicles manufactured after 1985 must have low amperage lighting on while running.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 Cavalier driving lights no-op

ok you said you have replace the bulbs, i believe you. your problem is still the bulbs, use type HS 905, both bulbs must be the same make and model, or else one will have the same problem your having. one of the two headlamp bulbs has blown, thats why the daytime running lamp is flashing.

Posted on Aug 24, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a 2003 chevy cavalier. headlight issue

The blinking light is telling you that you have a headlight out, if you look the service light should be coming on when the light stops blinking.
Replace the head light and all should be fine.

Posted on Feb 23, 2010

patrick lowbridge

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SOURCE: low beam headlights do not work

replace the bulbs

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

dwilli17

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SOURCE: bright lights won't work

I too had the same exact problem on my 1999 Cavalier. I replaced the lamps,then the DLR,and then looked at the harness under the battery box.(It appeared to look ok and didn't have any corrosion on it I could see). I then ordered a new turn signal/high beam switch that's on the steering column. I replaced the switch and still had the same problem. Not wanting to let this defeat me I started tracing the wires from the high beam lamps back. When I got back to the wiring harness under the battery box I noticed that just one of the wires had a little corossion on it. Guess what? it turned out that was the high beam wire and it was coroded through and not making the circuit complete. I cut the wire at the coroded spot, restripped both ends and twisted them together. At that point I tried all the lights and they worked perfectly. I then soldered and shrink wraped the repaired wire. (Finally end of problem) My suggestion,Really look closely at that wiring harness. If you have to use a magnifiying glass do so. This was a really frustrating problem that I finally solved and I hope this can help others with the same problem.

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2012 Chevy Silverado low beam light not working.


Regular headlamps or HID ? Check the HDLP LO/HID relay in the under hood fuse / relay box . Will be marked on the inside of the lid . Do you know what a BCM is ? body control module. Could have DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes stored .
DTC 2575 00: Headlamp Low Beam Control Circuit
  1. Ignition OFF, disconnect the low beam relay.
  2. Ignition ON, verify that a test lamp does not illuminate between the control circuit terminal 87 and ground.
  3. ?‡'
    If the test lamp illuminates, test the control circuit for a short to voltage.

  4. Verify that a test lamp illuminates between the B+ circuit terminal 30 and ground.
  5. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the B+ circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance.

  6. Verify that a test lamp illuminates between the B+ circuit terminal 86 and ground.
  7. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the B+ circuit for an open/high resistance.

  8. Ignition OFF, disconnect the harness connector at the inoperative low beam headlamp.
  9. Ignition OFF, scan tool OFF, exterior lamps OFF, test for less than 5.0 ohms between the ground circuit terminal B and ground.
  10. ?‡'
    If greater than the specified range, test the ground circuit for an open/high resistance.

  11. Connect the harness connector at the inoperative low beam headlamp.
  12. Connect a 40A fused jumper wire between the B+ circuit terminal 30 and the control circuit terminal 87. Verify the low beam headlamps are activated.
  13. ?‡'
    If the low beam headlamps do not activate, test the control circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, replace the inoperative low beam headlamp.

  14. Connect a test lamp between the B+ circuit terminal 86 and the control circuit terminal 85.
  15. Command the Low Beams ON and OFF with a scan tool. The test lamp should turn ON and OFF when changing between the commanded states.
  16. ?‡'
    If the test lamp is always ON, test the control circuit for a short to ground. If the circuit tests normal, replace the BCM.


    ?‡'
    If the test lamp is always OFF, test the control circuit for a short to voltage or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, replace the BCM.

  17. If all circuits test normal, test or replace the low beam relay.

May 25, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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How to install a HID kit in your car or truck


If you have seen those newer vehicles with the bright bluish headlights and want to install them on your car its a fairly simple installation and an awesome accessory to any vehicle here are the step by step instructions
1. remove your existing headlight bulb or if you have a seal beam headlight you have to buy an H4 housing specific to your vehicle
2. connect the hid ballast to its respective power source
3. connect the hib bulb to the igniters DO NOT TOUCH THE BULB GLASS
4. install the bulb into your stock or after-market light housing
5. mount the ballasts in a place under your hood where they wont heat up, like behind the housing
6. test the lights and make sure that they are both lit and solidly lit not "fluttering"

7.tape all connections lightly with electrical tape and close hood
NOTES *any bulbs that arent 6k bright white are 100% ILLEGAL

*a standard HID kit has only the low beam which is like in between hi and low

*if you want both beams get a BI-Xenon kit that has hi-low beams

on Apr 25, 2011 | Honda Civic Cars & Trucks

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Low beams are really dim. High beams are super bright. What lamps would I need to make them more equal?


you can not make them equal . what would be purpose of having low and high beams if you could .

Jan 30, 2016 | 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Driver side headlight goes dim on high beam while passenger side is bright


bad connection or bad earth check all connection or bulb

Jan 24, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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How do i wire up hid headlights on 2005 mazda 3


To wire up an HID kit on the low beams of your Mazda 3 2005, you will need 3-4 things:
1- HID kit (bulbs and ballasts)
2- HID relay (connects your hid kit to your battery)
3- 4700uF capacitor (solves DRL flickering issue)
4- H7 hid bulb adaptor (you can also use the rubber piece that holds the bulb wires as a spacer)


Wiring diagram:
http://www.carsets.co.uk/upload/temp/images/hid-light-installation-photo-display.jpg

Tips on How to wire up:
1. HID bulb's amp wires connects with the ballast's amp wires. (There's only one way to connect them.)
2. The positive and the negative spade connectors from the hid relay connect with your vehicle's low beam connector, closest to your battery: the driver side. The passenger side low beam connector is not used and should be insulated. You can use electric tape.)
3. Each ballast is connected to one of the relay's clip connector, and it's grounded on each side to your vehicle's body. (One connector for each ballast, one for each side. You can use the screw for the body as a ground.)
4. The red wire(with the inline fuse) in the relay connects to your battery's positive terminal.
5. The capacitor sits on the relay switch. (Google for how to wire the capacitor onto the hid relay switch.) dynoxg image
6. The halogen bulb sits on an adapter. You can safely remove them from each other, and use an H7 hid adapter instead.

For more help: Moonlight Driving

Nov 06, 2011 | Cars & Trucks

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How do I replace the headlight bulb on a 2005 Town Car?


1. Remove the three pin-type retainers, two screws and the radiator defector.
2. Remove the 4 bolts securing the headlamp assembly and remove headlamp assembly.
- Disconnect electrical connector
3. Remove the 3 hex-head bolts and 2 torx-head screws and remove headlamp protective cover.
4. *****Standard low-beam bulb*****
Disconnect the connector from the bulb and remove the low beam bulb.
5. *****HID low beam bulb*****
Release the spring tabs and remove the HID low beam bulb
Disconnect the connector from the bulb
6. *****High beam bulb*****
Disconnect the electrical connector and remove the high beam bulb.
Reverse order to install
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2004 Lincoln Navigator Low Beam Bulb replacement


your owner manual will list the bulb. It is expensive. tascafordparts.com for discount from Ford Dealer

here's 2003, don't have 2004

Navigator high intensity discharge (HID) headlamp
  1. Remove the front radiator air deflector.
  1. Remove the three bolts and the headlamp assembly.
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors.
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8. Remove the headlamp bulb protective cover(s).
  • Remove the HID lamp cover.
  • Remove the high beam cover.
  • Disconnect the electrical connector and push the grommet into the headlamp assembly.
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  1. Release the spring tabs and remove the HID low beam bulb.
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99 nissan sentra headlamp - hi beam low beam issues


could be the switch. did you do anything to the switch when you changedheadlamps? maybe you put the lamp in incorrectly also did the brights work on the lamp that was "burned out"?

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