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2007 is250 How can I determine if my headlights have a bad

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2007 is250 How can I determine if my headlights have a bad ballast vs bad hid bulbs?
intermittent on off
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 11 months ago.

You can swap the bulbs from one side to the other, or you can just replace the bulb (expensive yes, but eventually you will use it even if it is not due now) Typically a bulb will start to change color slightly, becoming more reddish or pinkish, before it fails.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I swap bulbs still problem
Ballast?
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 11 months ago.

On some headlight assemblies you can also swap just the ballast assembly across to test.

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