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Hi everyone. The HID Headlight turns off when I star riding. I try a different ballast, change ground connection and same problem. If I turn the bike off and then on, light is on but once I star riding, I have no headlight. Anyone knows why? Thanks in advance, Jose.
 

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flip the high beam switch. what does that do?? you might have the connector plugged in backwards. that happened to my buddy.

that is of course if you have a HID kit that you lose the hi beam.
 

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That is, unless you have a Hi/Lo HID kit...
 

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The first problem was that the light do not turn on all the time when starting the bike, so I send the ballast and got a new one. Now the light turn off after few seconds of riding, some times turning, another times rolling off the throttle. I check the light and all the connectors on the headlight case and still having the same problem. Maybe I will have to check the positive wire. Any other ideas??? Thanks, Jose
 

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The first problem was that the light do not turn on all the time when starting the bike, so I send the ballast and got a new one. Now the light turn off after few seconds of riding, some times turning, another times rolling off the throttle. I check the light and all the connectors on the headlight case and still having the same problem. Maybe I will have to check the positive wire. Any other ideas??? Thanks, Jose
What kit, (post link), do you have and have you contacted the manufacturer about the issue?
 

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The first problem was that the light do not turn on all the time when starting the bike, so I send the ballast and got a new one. Now the light turn off after few seconds of riding, some times turning, another times rolling off the throttle. I check the light and all the connectors on the headlight case and still having the same problem. Maybe I will have to check the positive wire. Any other ideas??? Thanks, Jose
Mine was a hit and miss for a while when I would turn the bike on but after talking to Irish4life at the Dragon back in June he told me to check my in-line fuse. I may have a fuse that has a hair line crack in it that appears to be OK but it won't always make good contact which in turns causes the light to work erratically. So I switched my fuse out last night for a new one and it has fired up every time since so hopefully that has fixed the problem. :bigthumbsup:
 

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Mine was a hit and miss for a while when I would turn the bike on but after talking to Irish4life at the Dragon back in June he told me to check my in-line fuse. I may have a fuse that has a hair line crack in it that appears to be OK but it won't always make good contact which in turns causes the light to work erratically. So I switched my fuse out last night for a new one and it has fired up every time since so hopefully that has fixed the problem. :bigthumbsup:
is this inline fuse with the kit or on the bike somewhere?
 

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Ok guys, I keep dealing with this. So I check: pinched wires, plugs on the headlight case and ballast, try a different in line fuse and again when I roll on the throttle light shut down and stay off till I turn the bike on again . Wow what a weekend, :dontknow:
 

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Ok guys, I keep dealing with this. So I check: pinched wires, plugs on the headlight case and ballast, try a different in line fuse and again when I roll on the throttle light shut down and stay off till I turn the bike on again . Wow what a weekend, :dontknow:
your battery is grounded to the engine,,, so if you grounded your relay to the frame you need to ground your battery to the frame,,, just run a wire from the battery - negative to the frame and it should solve your problem,,,,
 

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your battery is grounded to the engine,,, so if you grounded your relay to the frame you need to ground your battery to the frame,,, just run a wire from the battery - negative to the frame and it should solve your problem,,,,
Not necessarily true. A&R's kit when they first came out were grounded on the brake block. But with the trees connected with bearings you can run into some problems, not all of them. So A&R found the problem and remade there plug and play kit. But were he bought his from is a generic kit for anything and the A&R is made for the 9 specifically.
 

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:) FIXED

Hi guys, I just finished working with the HID problem and I connected a wire from the negative to the frame and the problem got fixed, exactly what Bullykeye said. Thank you all, Jose, Tampa, Fl.
 
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