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Old 10-29-2013, 06:47 PM   #1
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Default 2007 XR Headlights Flickering

I have searched on this issue and keep hitting brick walls. Both low beam HID headlights will flicker and eventually go out. You can re-ignite them by cycling the switch off and then on but they will go out again after a few minutes. I have visually inspected the wiring connectors that some people have posted being melted and they look just fine. I doubt that both headlights are actually bad and going out at the same time. I am leaning more towards and electrical problem somewhere. The alternator output is good. I am trying to test for AC voltage at the battery and am coming up with .5mv, Does anyone know if this an acceptable amount of ac voltage? Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 10-29-2013, 10:30 PM   #2
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Default Re: 2007 XR Headlights Flickering

light switch???

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Default Re: 2007 XR Headlights Flickering

Alternator a/c ripple should be less than 0.5 volt, making your 0.5mv (millivolt) well below then maximum. You should know that measurement is made at the B+ terminal on and alternator frame for optimum reading.

Are Aura's using stock HID lights or is this a mod?

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Old 10-30-2013, 07:19 AM   #4
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Default Re: 2007 XR Headlights Flickering

They are stock headlights. I will recheck the voltage at the alternator. I was checking it at the battery. I don't believe it's the switch, I have a feeling it's more in the ballast modules or the electrical somehow.

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Old 11-02-2013, 11:27 PM   #5
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Did ya not get the special warranty upgrade done on them ?

I don't recall the specifics, will chk file to see if I still have my letter.

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Old 11-05-2013, 06:53 AM   #6
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Default Re: 2007 XR Headlights Flickering

No, I have called the dealer to check for any open warranty or recalls. No such luck.

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Old 11-11-2013, 02:06 PM   #7
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Hmmm maybe not a '07 thing, but here is (hopefully attached) my letter originally sent out dec.2011 , deadline for repairs dec 31,2013

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p.s. yep, i cropped out letterhead & personal data !
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