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Unread 04-12-2006, 12:43 PM   #1
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DDE Problem ballast?

So I did the cold weather fix from Rooz and everything was working well, until I packed all the wiring back into the housing. On the driver side, once i placed the lid back on and put all the wiring back, my angel eyes flickered so i figured it was just a bad connection so i messed with it until it stayed on. But, once i touched it again it went out again and now i can't get it to go back on

I checked the wires and they seemed fine to me, unsoldered the wiring I did earlier and just tied them together and they still don't turn on. However, once i unlock/lock my car with my alarm, (my angel eyes are wired to my parking lights, so my angel eyes flash when i lock/unlock my car) they flashed so i know my DDE bulbs didnt blow

But...when I attempt to turn it on inside my car with the switch...they don't turn on

Is this a bad ballast or something else?
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So I did the cold weather fix from Rooz and everything was working well, until I packed all the wiring back into the housing. On the driver side, once i placed the lid back on and put all the wiring back, my angel eyes flickered so i figured it was just a bad connection so i messed with it until it stayed on. But, once i touched it again it went out again and now i can't get it to go back on

I checked the wires and they seemed fine to me, unsoldered the wiring I did earlier and just tied them together and they still don't turn on. However, once i unlock/lock my car with my alarm, (my angel eyes are wired to my parking lights, so my angel eyes flash when i lock/unlock my car) they flashed so i know my DDE bulbs didnt blow

But...when I attempt to turn it on inside my car with the switch...they don't turn on

Is this a bad ballast or something else?
if your ballast was bad they would not come on at all, recheck all your connections.
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