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    Default HID question...

    Why is it that after a year or so that with HID's you can get an intermittent 'bulb out' warning that only goes away when you switch the engine/car off?...
    Turn it on again and its all ok ,till the next time.

    This has happened on 3 cars I know of,2 Vectras and a Honda.

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    i had that on my hids cleaned the conections they where ok after,but still cannot make my mind up hids or nighteyes

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    Im happy with the HID light output just the niggle of the warning . I'll try and clean the connections...one day..

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    Which bulb out warning?
    Vectra VXR estate 2007 Sapphire Black
    Teapot Tuned 245/300
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    https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/calendar.php

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    the hid itself...i think..i'll take a look next time it happens..

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    using nighteyes and well pleased and no bulb warning issues either

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    Did you program your UEC to tell it that it is running Xenons ?
    Woody's Vx Ice Addons UK/Eire Distributor of the Comfort Unit and Video Accessories from www.PepaS.cz Designed to enhance your Headunit & Display these add in Additional Data and Reversing Camera & Media. NOW INCLUDES FULL Vxr/OPC NEEDLE SWEEP & LIGHTS Also CD70 Aux In & 3 Line Display Updates.

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    Mine does this every now and again and i found that it is one of the warning cancellers that actually does it... but i also found that cleaning the UEC made this happen less... and sometimes when it does it if I take the key out turn the lights off and start it again and turn the lights back on 9 out of 10 times it turns on... when it doesn't all i have to do is take the canceller off connect the to cables (so it looses it's charge) and connect it back up with the car turned off and the lights off... put it back and it will be function fine for a while mine happens a bit more often than Nikroc's about 2 or 3 months in between but my car is from 2003 so a lot older than his, maybe one of the reasons why cleaning the UEC prevents it for a longer period than before (it used to do it way more often) and probably just like Nikroc i haven't turned the xenon option on (in my case it's due to the not having the right software and cable)

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    Switching the Xenon option on would mean no need to use cancellors and no more bulb out errors
    Woody's Vx Ice Addons UK/Eire Distributor of the Comfort Unit and Video Accessories from www.PepaS.cz Designed to enhance your Headunit & Display these add in Additional Data and Reversing Camera & Media. NOW INCLUDES FULL Vxr/OPC NEEDLE SWEEP & LIGHTS Also CD70 Aux In & 3 Line Display Updates.

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    I know just don't have the software and cable for it yet but it is on it's way.. when i have it it'll be changed.

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