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How do I get the low beams to run automatically whenever driving instead of flickering?

I replaced both low beam HID lamps and one ballast on 2001 Audi TT coupe, Quattro. Lamps only work when dashboard switch is turned to Headlight position and lamps flicker in other positions. Lamps used to run whenever car was started (like running lights - car is a US model). After the changeout the low beams only come on when the switch is turned to headlight and fog light positions, flicker in other positions. Battery terminals cleaned and wrenched down for maximum contact - made no difference. Mike Sinclair

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HIDs and DRL (daytime running lights) aren't compatible with each other. Try to look for a daytime fuse and pull it out to deactivate it if you wish to. Other alternatives are to add an hid relay harness to your hid installation. This will provide a constant 12V current from the battery. You can also use an anti-flicker capacitor for HID installations.
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if you did it yourself and did not use factory lights or ballast then it could be a voltage detection problem. If you did use factory parts then the headlight switch may have failed by coincidence. also check connections at HL plugs and or switch. ???????????

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Hi,

Sounds to me like either an Immobilisor or Key transponder issue.

Have your vehicle's OBD2 body computer checked for diagnostic codes by your nearest authorised agent - 90% of faults are monitored by this computer.

Checking for codes only takes 15mins (providing the technician knows what he is doing) and will save you unecessary expense.


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