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MASTER TECH :

Hello welcome to just answer I am master tech and will be able to assist you today.

Customer:

What is my problem?

MASTER TECH :

these have a known issue with the hid bulbs and we replace quit a few

MASTER TECH :

we actually have a service info from the factory in regards XXXXX XXXXX

Customer: replaced bulbs is it a connectivity issue?
MASTER TECH :

both bulbs replaced ?

Customer:

yes

MASTER TECH :

if both bulbs were replaced then I would be checking the control units.

MASTER TECH :

has any of the lights on the dash come on for the alf

MASTER TECH :

on the cluster is the AFL indicator

Customer:

this issue has been going on since new, new ballast once and new bulbs a number of times. no warning or dash indicators.

Customer:

right now only the left light is flickering and going out, only to come back on if I turn lights off then back on.

Customer:

where are g301 and g201 located?

Customer:

these are the grounds for both light

MASTER TECH :

let me load this

MASTER TECH :

give me a couple of mins to load this. I have to switch to my pc

Customer:

I see these ground points on the schematic, but i don't know the physical location on the car.

Customer:

I've been looking at some type of wiring problem and i am not a mechanic, but I have some electrical experience. This is my personal car.

MASTER TECH :

ok i will post the image

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MASTER TECH :

these are behind the bumper cover

Customer:

what does the Acura service info say about this

MASTER TECH :

CLICK HERE

Customer:

Thanks for your help i will try to check grounds, ballast, igniter, and fuse connections and I'm ordering Osram bulbs this time instead of Phillips.

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