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Title: Xenon fault
Post by: gazz1970 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
Title: Re: Xenon fault
Post by: Mirez 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.
Title: Re: Xenon fault
Post by: gazz1970 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
Title: Re: Xenon fault
Post by: Mirez on June 18, 2014, 10:54:37 PM
Most Vdubs of that era, some jaguars and a few mercs. Match the numbers carefully though!
Title: Re: Xenon fault
Post by: Rui Martins 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