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Old 08-01-2009, 02:59 AM
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Do the headlights in these dodges have the flicker problem that I hear of? will I need to get the flicker relay harness that tricks the computer into thinking that the lights are running 55 watts instead of 35 watts? I didnt get it for the fog lights because I am almost certain they dont need it right?

oh, and also, does anyone know how what to do with the daytime running lights when running hid's? because I hear they cause problems.
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Old 08-01-2009, 04:13 AM
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I just got done installing my new kit.

My origional had a bad flickering problem so I ditched it and got a new one. I know people here have rigged theirs to work (relays, extra sockets, etc) but I'm not too good with wiring (haven't had too much expereince with it) so I just got a whole new kit that I knew would work. As for the fogs, the computer won't have a problem with them, hence no flickering.

Not sure about DRLs, but last time i checked only those in canada had them. mine doesn't, so not exactly sure. hope this helps!
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Old 08-01-2009, 04:45 AM
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If you get a kit, go to HID's by twiggy. He IS the man. All the flicker problems and DRL probs will be taken care of. The fogs you and run without a relay harness, they won't give you issues. The headlights depending on which year dodge ram you have you might have flicker. My 03' doesn't have DRL and i didn't need a relay or anything, but i got my kit from twiggy anyways cause he's warranty's everything. If you search also, you will find ALOT of **** on this topic, it's been covered a million times so that might help instead of having to wait for people to respond

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Old 08-01-2009, 09:25 AM
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i got some from the vendor on here. all plug and play. oh and they are more than half the price of twiggys
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Old 08-01-2009, 10:09 AM
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I had problems with my 03 but i just bought a cancellor and it took care of my problem.
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Old 08-02-2009, 04:18 AM
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my new kit is from twiggy. I have to say, its high quality. I rather spend the extra 100 bucks to get headlights that I know will work, because driving at night with no streetlights and flickering headlights is just an accident waiting to happen. the extra 100 bucks gives me peace of mind.
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Old 08-02-2009, 05:15 AM
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I had problems with my 03 but i just bought a cancellor and it took care of my problem.
i have an 05 i had to do the same thing.... i think the company i got mine from called the stupid lil thing a "warning code eliminator" i was told to get the relay harness and after hookin it up, it didnt work... and that guy had an 06-08 model ram.... im startn to think that 02-05 need some sort of code eliminator and the 06-08s need the relay harness.... just a thot
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yea our vendor said that i that the 05 dont need the relay harness. we just need the capacitors that are supposed to eliminate lamp out. but thats not working on mine for some reason
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I have them on mine and never had any flicker or lights out issues. I got mine from Chad at Unique Coatings.
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My truck is from canada originally, so it has the DRL's, and I have the truck with the laramie package, so I have the computer that does like everything, so I would imagine mine has that feature that tells me if a light is out, I guess I could always just unplug one and check haha, that would probably tell me
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Old 11-18-2009, 07:16 PM
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i been having the flickering problem for months,someone told me the FCM might be the problem or the sensor next to the fuse box,but i try those and nothing,other said maybe the aftermarket alarm,dunno anymore,i have try too many things...my headlights at night turn off n on ,that too often,maybe like 5-10 mins from each flick. i have a dodge ram 1500 2005 quab cab. ohh and dealership cant find the problem lol. like always..
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Old 11-18-2009, 08:46 PM
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Im sorry but Im about sick of all these HID problem threads! lol but I bought a kit from eBay for $65 shipped from HIDGate and have no problem! Headlights need a relay but not fogs.
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I bought a resistor off of Fee-Bay. it was 23 bucks and no more flickering.
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I bought a resistor off of Fee-Bay. it was 23 bucks and no more flickering.

I hope its not the same $2 resistor from Radio Shack that we use to stop the flickering............. OUCH.
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i think the flickering problem on my truck its cause cuz of my alarm,i disconnect the alarm lastnight and so far i havent see any flickering,so will see tonight again...
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hey sorry i know this has been dead for a while but i have some questions im hopping everyone can help answer. i have a 2002 dodge ram 1500 4x4 sport. i bought a 35 watt hid kit and when originality installed they did the classic flicker. now i did some research and apparently i need some cancellors. can anyone recommend to me what they used or what they did to make there hids work?
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hey sorry i know this has been dead for a while but i have some questions im hopping everyone can help answer. i have a 2002 dodge ram 1500 4x4 sport. i bought a 35 watt hid kit and when originality installed they did the classic flicker. now i did some research and apparently i need some cancellors. can anyone recommend to me what they used or what they did to make there hids work?
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