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I have a 2012 Night Rod. I bought the DDM HID single kit with an H11, 35w, 6000k bulb. Install was easy, and it worked great for the first few days. On day 3 the light took 2 seconds to get to full brightness. On the next few days it took another second each time, and by day 7 (or so) the Lo beam is not comming on at all. I have not checked the wiring yet, but is this a faulty connection, failed ballast, bulb, should I have gotten the 55w, or what is it??? I am not very mechanically inclined, but I can ask questions and follow directions well. What do you think is the issue? Thanks much!!!
 

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Could be a bad ballast, but I've never had a failed ballast on any of the 20+ DDM 55w kits that I have installed. I've had 3 of 5 of the 35 watt ballasts fail on me though.
If you touched the bulb with your bare hands during installation, it is possible and quite likely that the oil transfer caused a premature failure of the bulb.
 
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