Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - HID headlamp identification needed
View Single Post
Old 02-08-2013, 12:24 AM   #4
Focus Fanatic
swansong's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Fan#: 83576
Location: Appleton, WI
What I Drive: 2006 Mazda3 GT Hatch

Posts: 1,516
Points 2,423, Level 29
Points: 2,423, Level: 29 Points: 2,423, Level: 29 Points: 2,423, Level: 29
Level Up 82% Completed
Level up: 82% Level up: 82% Level up: 82%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 12 swansong Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
The Mach HID is bi-xenon. When the "brights" are selected the mechanical cutoff shield is physically moved out of the way, allowing a full circle of illumination. At the same time, the high beam halogen lights, the inboard ones, should also come on. There is something wrong with the wiring if they don't. That said, the halogen really don't so very much in addition to the high-beam HID.

Use this link to figure out what's going on with the wiring:
Mine: 2006 Mazda3 s GT Hatch: 115k, Gray, Manual
Gone: 2002 SVT, #1654

Hers: 2012 Focus Ti Sedan: 55k, SGM, Manual
swansong is offline  
    Reply With Quote