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Old 11-16-2021, 10:46 AM   #1
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I just got my OLM headlights with HID's yesterday. I test tested them out and everything worked fine. Later that evening I go to fully install them and everything but the high and low beams work. The boomerang and turn signals work just fine.

I was thinking that maybe I blew a fuse but I plugged back in the stock headlights and they worked just fine.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

How I have my Ballast connected to the headlight;
https://imgur.com/stiINfa


Then the other two connectors just plugged into the car's headlight harnesses;
https://imgur.com/ruyvwnH


Edit: I've connected a voltmeter to the plug that comes out of the headlight and plugs into the ballast and it reads that is has power when the headlights are turned on, but for some reason the power isnt making it through the ballast. I'm kinda confused because it was working before and now it's not. Also, neither side are working. So I'm not too sure what the likely hood of BOTH ballasts being pretty much DOA is but I imagine it isn't very high, lol.

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Flip the harness leading into the ballast.


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If not that Ballast is DOA probably
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If not that Ballast is DOA probably

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Holy shit, I'm so dumb. This worked, thank you so much.

To be fair, the design for the plug is also kinda dumb. It has a tab on either side for the male side to clip onto allowing you to plug it in backwards. (if that makes sense)

I first read this message and I thought, "No way this can be done"

Haha, thanks for pointing out the obvious for me, lol.

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No worries. The harnesses are like that on a lot of HID kits. I’ve made that mistake on both my wife’s Camry and my 86. I thought the same thing. “Could it be that the harness is flipped?… fuck me holy shit it worked!” Lol.


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