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Exclamation Anyone having problems with HID lights flickering?!?!

I have a 99 CL600 and unfortunately it has been in an accident prior, however the headlights have a mind of their own. Driving down the road they decide to flicker, and shut off randomly on random bumps. Sometimes, they do, sometimes they don't. Its WIERD! Anyone having/had this type of problem!?
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So it was fine prior to the accident? If so it's probably the ballast. If not try adding a capacitor

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it could be the igniter module. or the balast. i know on the sl500 we have replaced the module for flickering and intermintant shut off. i pretty sure its the same set up. be careful checking out that system, ive been shocked by them before it's no fun. major pain almost a hospital visit.good luck


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