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DIY Title: DDE Cold Start Fix (Hard Wiring Ballasts) DIY
BMW Category: 3-series E36
Author (forum name): Rooz
Date Written: November 23nd, 2005
Original Thread: http://www.unitedbimmer.com/forums/thread5140.html
Date Added to KB: November 28th, 2005

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In the winter times when the temperature hits in the 30's sometimes your DDE will take a good while to get to the good temperature to get on. A fix for that is to hard wire the ballast in...

The ballast is located between the high beams and the low beams, it's a small black box...



GENTLY take it out



Then find the two connectors...



Cut the cables ONE AT A TIME!!!! then hard wire them, and you're done
 
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