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Problem with HID Fogs/Headlights

So, I hooked up my HID fogs the other night, and they worked! And tonight when I went to show my fiance the fog lights, the passenger side didn't turn on... it would just flicker a bit then go out like it was trying to come on.. so I had her try the lights again and it finally stayed on... weird... so I continued to try them off and on, off and on, and the passenger side just kept flickering. It was weird because it sounded like a boom going through my speakers in my car. Not a loud boom but a distinct, repetative one. So I said weird again and went to try to hook up my headlight harness, adjusted a few things and passenger side headlight was doing the same thing as the fog lights. Now I'm really confused! What is going on with my car? To cap it all off, my DIC says to SVC about everything! AND the car won't start. It just clicks and shows the Check Engine and Sercurity light on when I try to start it.... What did I do wrong? Or what is wrong? Any ideas?

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What fuse should I be checking? I know my DRL fuse is burned out but would that be causing that?

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What fuse should I be checking? I know my DRL fuse is burned out but would that be causing that?
I would try replacing the DRL fuse. I did have the exact same problem from the sounds of it. But there should be a fuse for each side of the headlights, and possibly for each side of fog light as well (I don't have fog lights) your foglights are HID as well right?
the fuse box cover will have a diagram, and should say which fuse is for which headlight and which side etc. Check it once it's light outside so you have good visibility. good luck! keep us updated
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My main question is, why is my car saying to SVC everything and not starting?

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My main question is, why is my car saying to SVC everything and not starting?
your car's not starting?....hmmm. that's weird...wouldnt be a dead battery woudlt it?
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Nope, otherwise I wouldn't have my other lights on.

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Nope, otherwise I wouldn't have my other lights on.
hmm well if it's not the fuses and your car's not starting then I have no idea...you didn't short anything? check the fuses in the car as well.

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oh and do you have an aftermarket alarm? it's a longshot but if so try disconnecting power from it. it happened to me with my old alarm. that's about the last idea I have. I'm heading to bed, i'll check for updates in the morning. hope you find out what it is, sorry I can't help much more!
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No I don't have an aftermarket alarm, but my car did this crap once before and I jump started the car, even though the battery wasn't dead, it was quite different. I think maybe a bad BCM? I guess I'll try giving it a jump in the morning... and see if that works. I will contact Matt if I can't figure it out as well, he might have a few suggestions.

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Re-check all the wiring you did, and switch bulbs and see if the problems persists, I'd also check the battery and all the fuses.

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