Headlights flicker

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  1. Twista

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    Anyone had a problem where when they flick on the turn signal the headlights flicker. Doesn't do it all the time but sometimes. Gets annoying because it looks like I'm flashing other cars at nights.

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    You need to take apart your turn signal assembly and clean the contacts. I had a Fox do that once and that cured it.
     
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    might be worth looking at the h/l switch connector. I'm not sure if the turn signal wires go through there. But the SW connector has been known to melt on occasion
     
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    still the standard halogen or have you swapped in HIDs?
     
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    Hids.

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  6. Twista

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    Is this a simple fix?


    Simple?


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    What i did was easy. With the sn cars you might have to remove the steering wheel though.

    Knowing you have hids makes me think its the ballast going bad.
     
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    are both hids flashing or just one? HID lights need a very good ground connection or they ballasts can have issues.
     
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    yea. I give a 2 on difficulty.
    Remove the gauge cluster bezel. Remove h/l sw. Unplug harness. look at harness connector for signs of distortion. If none, reassemble in reverse.
    It might help to remove the cluster too but not necessary.
    You'll need a torx driver to remove the cluster and bezel and sw.

    If there is damage then the difficulty moves to a 5. but it's still pretty easy.
     
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    HIDs do not draw as much current as the halogens so the switch should be safe unless your running a 55w kit and have no relays up front for them.