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what does the harness hook up to on the fog lights and my fogs dont work now with the hids in or my stock bulbs. will this harness fix that or do i need to take it to the dealership and have them fix it.
 

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what does the harness hook up to on the fog lights and my fogs dont work now with the hids in or my stock bulbs. will this harness fix that or do i need to take it to the dealership and have them fix it.
YOu sir .......... have blown a little thing called "Fuse"


I did the same thing when i installed my HID. 99% chance you flipped the harness wires when you connected them to the battery.


To fix:

-Remove harness
- Replace fuse (it's inside the cabin in the fusebox when you open the door, not under the hood)
- Try out your stock bulbs, if they work, proceed to the next step, if not, double check the fuses (all of them), if it still doesn't work, take it to the dealership.
- remove stock bulbs, hook up HIDs without harness, if they work then
-reconnect the harness, (it helps if you pull back the rubber around the wires to see if its red (positive) or black (negative). ALso the Positive will have a Black box (fuse and fuse holder) closer to where you connect it to the battery.
 

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no the guy from ddm told me i didnt need the harness. im going to keep looking on here for other threads of this happening, look at it tomorrow in the daytime and go from there. ill prolly order the harness monday though and thanks for the input
 

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no the guy from ddm told me i didnt need the harness. im going to keep looking on here for other threads of this happening, look at it tomorrow in the daytime and go from there. ill prolly order the harness monday though and thanks for the input
if you don't have the harness one side should ignite at least once. listen if the ballasts are running (very quiet high-frequency noise).

then double check the fuses. I take it you installed HIDs before? at least in low beams?
 

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yeah i had them in my 2010 ex koup lows with the harness. now on my 2011 sx when i got done with the pass side i tried it out and it worked so i mounted the ballast. then did the driver side and before i mounted that ballast i tried it and they both did not come on. pluged the stock bulb back in and nothing, messed with wires still nothing. put it back to stock and still nothing. lows and switch backs are working fine though
 

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the fuse is a 15amp in the "driver door" 3rd one from the bottom in the first row correct
 

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found it 10amp fuse under the hood was blown replaced with spare and now gonna wait for a harness from ddm
 

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found it 10amp fuse under the hood was blown replaced with spare and now gonna wait for a harness from ddm

Yay, congrats on fixing it. sorry for misleading you with the location of the fuse. i remember there's one headlight fuse in the cabin, just don't remember which one.

and you can go ahead and try to install it without the harness one more time, just be carefull. i ran without a harness for a week.(i also piddled fogs for a little) (i was too lazy to put it on and had it sitting in my trunk).
 

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Yay, congrats on fixing it. sorry for misleading you with the location of the fuse. i remember there's one headlight fuse in the cabin, just don't remember which one.



naw im not that "good with electronics" hahah thanks for all the help though. went to autozone got some more fuses and tried it out again today. did the driver side got done and turned them on and off about 10x with no problem. did the pass side and they turned on and off about 3x then blew that same fuse. put it all to stock and im ordering the harness tomorrow from ddm
 

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naw im not that "good with electronics" hahah thanks for all the help though. went to autozone got some more fuses and tried it out again today. did the driver side got done and turned them on and off about 10x with no problem. did the pass side and they turned on and off about 3x then blew that same fuse. put it all to stock and im ordering the harness tomorrow from ddm


Sounds good. if you wanna have them work till you get your Harness. Up the fuse 5 or 10 amps. (also its one of the trouble-shooting steps DDM offers)
 
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