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hi all

Ive bought a pair of xenon lights from my local breaker for my mk4 golf and was told they were a plug and play upgrade so i plugged em in and ........... nowt happened no light, nothing. does anyone know if i need something else to go with these from the car like relays or loom alterations etc as im a bit stumped. The offside one has an extra plug on the top behind the indicator which my loom appears not to have a plug for aswell.

any help would be much appreciated.

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Andy
 

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What age was the car they came from? If the car is Pre 2003 its unlikely they are just Plug and play (as they have seperate ballasts that must be mounted under the wing along with the required wiring), and in any case you would still need an adapter loom for all xenons.
 

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The metal boxes are the integrated ballasts.

You will need 2 off 10-12 pin converter leads for them to function correctly.

I think the car has a 10 pin plug and the Xenon headlights have a 12 pin socket.

If you then want the manual level adjustment to work inside the car you will have to add an additional 2 cores to the 10-12 pin leads and perform a small mod inside each headlight.
 

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Quote: posted by Twohats on 13/03/2005 14:53:23

Gary youre a star m8!! A bargain if i can get em working lol. so what is the second plug on the offside light for?

I havent seen the second plug TBH. I have 2003 OEM Xenons and nothing else other than 10-12 pin adaptor leads going into them.
 

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SMM thats what ill probably try and do m8 cos the cars still there so i shall nip the plugs off the end and rewire mine to them. Is there anything else i need off the car to go with them do ya know gary? relays etc
 

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cheers gary much appreciated m8.

SMM ill try and find you a set lol. im after a grille aswell cos the day after i bought the car a pheasant flew through it.. which was nice lol
 
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