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Old 02-27-2012, 08:41 AM   #131
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Old 02-27-2012, 10:46 PM   #132
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I may have found away around the bulb error.

Do the fog lights give the bulb error when one is unplugged or burnt out?
If not, you can try this to make the HID's work. Use the headlight switch to run the fogs and the fog switch to run the HID's.

I have the S model to which I added fog lights, which are H11 same as the headlight. I now use the headlight switch to turn on my fogs, no error or resistors. I added a switch to turn on only the HID's.
There are two ways I can run my lights:
high beams with fogs
headlights with no tail lights... if you ever need too.
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Old 02-28-2012, 04:21 AM   #133
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Do the fog lights give the bulb error when one is unplugged or burnt out?
If not, you can try this to make the HID's work. Use the headlight switch to run the fogs and the fog switch to run the HID's.

I have the S model to which I added fog lights, which are H11 same as the headlight. I now use the headlight switch to turn on my fogs, no error or resistors. I added a switch to turn on only the HID's.
There are two ways I can run my lights:
high beams with fogs
headlights with no tail lights... if you ever need too.
Wish I could do that, but I'm just so bad with wires...
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Old 02-29-2012, 06:39 PM   #134
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Sorry if I missed it, but does anyone have a step by step manual/instruction guide for installing HIDs to the 2012 Focus?
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:07 PM   #135
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Why are you guys paying $150 for HID kits? I'm referring to the link a page or two back.
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Any update on this? I've tried/bought everything the OP recommended + more, but still get the bulb warning.
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Old 03-14-2012, 11:16 AM   #137
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Why are you guys paying $150 for HID kits? I'm referring to the link a page or two back.
Because with these more reputable companies, the quality is vouched for and customer service is FAR better than most of the "ebay companies."

No praying to whatever god(s) you believe in for help with customer service or luck with the product.

One purchase and done.


Of course, if you want to go with the cheap kits, that's your preference. There are obviously plenty of people out there with them that seem to be keeping them working.
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So I got this out of retro-solutions. What I got from your other thread was to connect the 2nd capacitor to the "Not used OE Bulb Plug". Am I right?

That not used OE plug is where I'm guessing I get the errors from.

+1000 to this guy for this diagram. You must put a resistor on the unused OE Socket and Ground it and dont plug the other side to anything else.
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Here is what Todd from RetroSolutions gave me for the 2012 focus with resistors on both bulbs.
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Both resistors need to be hooked up to the original factory bulb harness to avoid the bulb out error. From there only one gets hooked up to the relay to trigger the HID's to turn on.
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