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Headlight bi-Xenon Problem

Hey Guys,

I currently own a 2008 C300 Sport 4-Matic. I need your help here!!

Yesterday, the driver side headlight stopped working. My car has the OEM bi-Xenon HID system. So I immediately changed the bulb (expensive!!!) and it was still not working....so I took the passenger bulb and plugged it in the driver side socket...it was still not working. I also did the other way around, i.e. plug the supposedly burnt driver bulb into the passenger side socket....the bulb is working!.

So... it's got to be something else and I hope is the not electrical

Any ideas!?

Your help is greatly appeciated

Thanks
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It is either the ballast or the igniter.
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It is either the ballast or the igniter.
Second'd, its usually the xenon module if the bulb is fine. Try switching them before replacing the bulb immediately to potentially save some money.
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