replaced? 1. is the flicker only … I got the HID Lights by misstake and got big problems with flickering headlights. Keep in mind, the flickering/ blinking only happens on one side so below is what we have attempted so far; 1) Switch HID light bulb from side to side. if its both it could be low voltages at the ballasts. or just one side? HID's Flickering. December 26th, 2013, 08:28 AM. Join Date: Nov 2013; Posts: 79; Share Tweet #1 Bulb flicker on one side only with engine running. I got out and looked and I saw that my driver side headlight was flashing about every 2-3 seconds (kind of like the strobe effect of a cop car after he's pulled you over :-o ). If the problem switches sides than you know you have a problem with the ballast. My shiny new Morimoto kit has developed a bit of an annoyance to me. Hid kit installed now one side slightly flickers. 2) Switch the ballasts from side to side. If the problem is now reversed, you probably have a bad ballast. To help identify the broken part, you can follow these steps. BALLASTS / DRIVERS: Swap the LED drivers or HID ballasts to the other side. Then I saw another, and another. What i did was to put two relays one to each side and a 3300 UF 25 Volt capacitor. HID Newbie. So i took them off and taped them up good around the ballast and around all the connections. Feb 14 2012, 9:02am. I then turned off the lows, but before I could turn the car I off I saw a flash of light. I’ve been reading online how to prevent HID Flicker / one side off when retro fitting HID’s to canbus using cars. ? the last week or two my pasenger side headlight started flickering when I started the car only for ten seconds or so then it seems to be fine, then it went off altogether and the dis gave the warning, it came back on but still flickered and the dis warning went off. Some say use resistors in series with the input and ground of each connection and some say use a capacitor. a fair number of the general Ebay kits come with these. 2. Is it both HID's flickering? 3) Disconnect the double relay plug connection and switch with the other. Flickering OEM Hid I had the same problem on my Magnum with the 300C front end. Yesterday evening, when I got home from a ~1 hour drive, I pulled into my garage and noticed the right side light was flickering badly. This solved my problems. Hey guys i got a Xentec HID kit for Xmas, and i just got aroudn to putting em in today, first warm day in a while, i also picked up a relay kit for it. When only one side does not turn on, it's usually caused by one of the components not working as it should. So basically, i installed my 8000k HIDs and they have been flickering when they are warmed up. I then turned off the high beams, no problems. Reply ... as it is only affecting one side:- Have you tried an anti flicker capacitor? 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