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I bought a set of Anzo headlights and they arrived today... damaged. It looks like the white wire came loose from this device I don't recognize. There is no documentation on the headlight assembly parts so I can't figure out what it is for.

Is anyone able to tell me what this part is and if there is any way to fix the loose wire? It was torn out flush and it doesn't look like it opens to pull out more wire.

 

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I had another look at this in the morning and I think it's an LED daytime running light controller. I guess for automatically turning on the DRL when the car turns on.

So now the question is should I attempt to fix this somehow, get a replacement from the seller, or buy a more durable controller at a retail chain. For ~20 bucks I think buying a newer, more durable one is the way to go. Someone let me know if I'm wrong.
 

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It's the ballast for the CFL and LEDs in the housing. There is no DRL controller. Get a replacement from the seller. It was damaged in shipping.
 

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It's the ballast for the CFL and LEDs in the housing. There is no DRL controller. Get a replacement from the seller. It was damaged in shipping.

Thanks bro.

I got with amazon customer service and they offered me a 20% refund, so now I have 40 bucks to buy a new ballast with. I think I came out on top there.
 

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Have you found a place to buy a new one? I had mine for close to 3 years before selling them and had no issues with them. But I was always curious where to go if I needed new ones
 

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Have you found a place to buy a new one? I had mine for close to 3 years before selling them and had no issues with them. But I was always curious where to go if I needed new ones
This is what I found when I looked on amazon:

ROBERTSON 3P20128 Fluorescent eBallast for 1 CFQ26W/G24q CFL Lamp, Preheat Rapid Start, 120Vac, 50-60Hz, Normal Ballast Factor, NPF, Model RSO126CQ120 AA (Replaces Model RSO126CQ120 /A): Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific

I sent an email to the manufacturer and asked them if they knew what an appropriate replacement would be as well.
 

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This is what I found when I looked on amazon:

ROBERTSON 3P20128 Fluorescent eBallast for 1 CFQ26W/G24q CFL Lamp, Preheat Rapid Start, 120Vac, 50-60Hz, Normal Ballast Factor, NPF, Model RSO126CQ120 AA (Replaces Model RSO126CQ120 /A): Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific

I sent an email to the manufacturer and asked them if they knew what an appropriate replacement would be as well.
I don't believe that will work at all. The power source for that is clearly labeled as AC, and everything on your car works on DC.
 

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I used to have these same lights. I just emailed the seller on eBay that I bought them from to see if they knew where to find a replacement ballast for you.
 

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I used to have these same lights. I just emailed the seller on eBay that I bought them from to see if they knew where to find a replacement ballast for you.
Thanks man.

I sent an email to Anzo directly to see if they can give some details on the ballast or let me purchase a replacement from them.
 

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Anzo tech support responded and said they will just send me a new one free of charge. Talk about customer service.

He called it an inverter though.
 

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Hmm, odd. Well inverter/ballast whatever haha. It still power a CFL bulb which makes it a ballast in my mind. Good to hear though!
 
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