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So i installed these headlights today with HID for low's and halogens for high's. everything works fine except when the lights are in the "off position" or the "running lights position" once i shift into "drive" the drivers side high comes on, like DRL.

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Check your wiring on the drivers side to make sure everything is properly connected, If they are plug and play and you don't have a battery harness connecting lights right to the battery, it may be caused by the HID's not gathering enough power to the drivers light/balast. If that all fails, it could possibly be a bad/ weak balast.
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Yes, check the connections...make sure they all are tight. I have spyders too and some of the connections between the new harness and the truck plugs were loose and sloppy, so I cut the ends and soldered them. Make sure to use electrical lube on the connections (except from the ballast to the bulbs) to help keep out water and corrosion.
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You are from Canada so your highs are supposed to come on when you shift into drive, that is your DRLs. the question you need to answer is why is only one coming on
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yeah it was the passenger side headlight connector, the locking tab was broke, so it was a loose connection.

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