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Old 03-06-2013, 02:01 PM
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Default Retro 55W HIDs and Fog Lights - fix?


Well I think I'm stable on the lights after replacing the fuse holders with water proof, better quality ones. So far, so good.

I am getting a low beam light out as a stored message and during startup. I believe others mentioned it as well, specific to the 2013 models with 7" center stack setup.

Retro Solutions is sending a different harness where I pull the capacitor on there now, out, and put in a resistor link in on each side. I will report in whenever it arrives and I install it. Very happy they are engaged on a solution.
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Hehe just call that number I gave u and fix it all together
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Let me know how that different harness works for you. I've got the same "headlight out" problem
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Hehe just call that number I gave u and fix it all together
I'm vested at this point so I'd like to see it through and they are taking care of this at their cost.
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Let me know how that different harness works for you. I've got the same "headlight out" problem
Will do, I specifically mentioned you since they were unaware there were any issues. I'm sure the fix would be passed to all 2013 owners and the setup changed on their site.
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I have the same issue with mine saying passenger low beam out. Hope there will be a fix for this.
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Moderators: This issue is specific to the 2013 Ram, hence my posting in that model year area.
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^^^what he said.
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Got the resistors and installed today - nothing - as in no lights - it did remove the light out error message :-)

So I pulled the resistors and reinstalled the capacitor - I have only one lamp working now so I am one step back again.

Ran out of daylight and will swap ballasts, etc. tomorrow to troubleshoot the lamp that is out.

Sent note to Todd at Retro Solutions to see what's next.
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Spent the better part of the morning tearing it all back down, switching ballasts, etc. only to determine that whenever I introduce the resistors, no lights.

I double/triple checked the wiring diagrams.

Pulled it all out but left the HID fogs and will use factory lights. I have no confidence in this setup.

I'll just hang on to the ballasts and bulbs as spares and get the GTR plug and play setup.
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