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Author Topic: Xenon fault  (Read 3684 times)

Offline gazz1970

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Xenon fault
« on: June 13, 2014, 01:21:53 AM »
Hi I have a faulty n/s headlight with fault code 01344 xenon headlight faulty, when I switch them on the n/s comes on really dim then after about 20 sec goes out, if I turn them off wait a few min turn them back on it does same,  any help would be appreciated, Thanks

Offline Mirez

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Re: Xenon fault
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2014, 08:10:40 AM »
01344 is a general, somethings wrong code.

I would suggest you have a ballest fault, on the back of the headlights there is a silver box - swap them over and see if the fault moves sides.
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Offline gazz1970

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Re: Xenon fault
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2014, 08:36:31 PM »
Hi thanks Mirez as usual u were spot on ballast fault. Found a used headlight to keep me on road as I work nights. I'm now on the look out for a ballast unit do you know what other cars I can get one from . Cheers

Offline Mirez

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Re: Xenon fault
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2014, 10:54:37 PM »
Most Vdubs of that era, some jaguars and a few mercs. Match the numbers carefully though!
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
06 VW EOS 2.0 T-FSI 210 Sport in Deep Black Pearl
With red leather interior with full Caractere bodykit, Remapped at 255bhp and sitting on 19's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With black leather interior, panoramic sunroof and bi-xenon headlights.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

Offline Rui Martins

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Re: Xenon fault
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2017, 02:57:19 PM »
Hi there,

Same problem on my galaxy wgr.
Where can i find a good one?
I swap the balast from left to right and the problem swap to.

Rui Martins

 

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