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Frong lamps my hid headlight went out and i replaced it and it still does not work

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    do u ,mean FOG lamps and HEADLIGHTS??

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If you replaced your HID (high intensity discharge) bulb and this did not work, I would then check the fuses, if they are all good, there is a good possibility that the ballast is bad. Some manufacturers won't even sell the bulbs separately, you have to buy the ballast and bulb as a set. They both seem to have high failure rates.

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