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I just installed a set of HIDs in my fog lights and only one light comes on. The other one comes on for about 1 second and then goes off, then comes back on about 5 seconds later and then goes off for good. I have switched the bulbs and ballasts around the both work fine on the right side, but won’t work on the left side. I put the factory bulb back in and it works.
I just installed a set of the same lights on my buddies ford and it works just fine. I am going to try and put some bulb grease on tomorrow, but I am stumped on this. Do the fog lights have to have a relay or something light the lows and highs? Has anyone put hids in a 2012 yet?
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I have HiD's in my fogs and lows. I did put capacitors in the fogs even though they say they do nothing and mine work fine. I do have a relay on the low beams.
 

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What do the capacitors do? Did they come with your kit or did you get some somewhere else? Do you have any pictures?

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I Installed my own The way they came from the store as is ( without caps ) and they work fine. every once and awhile the driverside one doesnt fire up but I just turn them off and back on again and it usually works.. Try cleaning the connectors or see if there is a bad wire on the ballast?
 

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I have HiD's in my fogs and lows. I did put capacitors in the fogs even though they say they do nothing and mine work fine. I do have a relay on the low beams.
What brand do you have and where did you buy them.....? I'm having some issues with my recent install (posted over in the mods section)
 

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I bought the can bus kit from Hidextra on black Friday. Purchased capacitors and relays for fogs and lows. I got the 55w 8k kit. The relay wouldn't work for the fogs as it is too short. I put the capacitors on the fogs mainly to give me enough wore to mount my ballast where I wanted. The capacitors just keep your dash from throwing the light bulb out code but the fogs don't have that sensor I believe.
 
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