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Hi everyone,

So I apologize if this has been asked before but I searched and found nothing.

Anyway, I have HID lows and fogs. I have the relay harness for both as well.

Recently I have noticed that my lights aren't necessarily flickering, but more along the lines of shutting off for a split second.

usualy when they flicker I'd get the slight strobe light effect. But now the lights shut off quickly and then come back on. It usually happens while and after i hit a bump. so i obviously checked to see if anything was loose. all connections are fine and snug.

Any thoughts?

Thanks


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how long have you had them? could be an ignitor or ballast starting to go
 

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im having the same issue with just one of my fogs. where did you get your kit?
 

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try putting a capacitor between the factory plug and the relay. should work wonders.
No need for capacitors in the jeeps. If you wanted, you can run the fogs without the relay.
 

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No need for capacitors in the jeeps. If you wanted, you can run the fogs without the relay.
True. Fogs don't need a relay or cap. But low beam and high do, otherwise they will flicker when the truck is shut off.

I just ran in to this problem last week. The relay didn t help, but adding the cap did. It may not be the same for American models though.
 

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True. Fogs don't need a relay or cap. But low beam and high do, otherwise they will flicker when the truck is shut off.

I just ran in to this problem last week. The relay didn t help, but adding the cap did. It may not be the same for American models though.
It has to be because I don't think anyone has run into a flickering issue when using a relay. I know of several Jeeps that are running HID lows with only a relay and zero issues.
 

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I used 2 relay harnesses on my lows sice i couldn't find a harness that gets a trigger from both sides . I am no electrician but it seems to me when I used a single harness with a single trigger it would flicker when it wanted to . Since I added the second harness and it's getting the trigger from each headlight it been fine for a year now . I was always wondering if you could put some sort of a diode to mimic a bulb being in the empty plug to make the Can-bus think it has a bulb there ?
 

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No need for capacitors in the jeeps. If you wanted, you can run the fogs without the relay.
True. Fogs don't need a relay or cap. But low beam and high do, otherwise they will flicker when the truck is shut off.

I just ran in to this problem last week. The relay didn t help, but adding the cap did. It may not be the same for American models though.
My projectors came with a capacitor and the relay pack. We had to cut it out because the lights would never shut off once they were on. They would finally shut off after the 90 sec on the evic setting when Jeep was shut down
 
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