Is it both HID's flickering? ? Reply ... as it is only affecting one side:- Have you tried an anti flicker capacitor? BALLASTS / DRIVERS: Swap the LED drivers or HID ballasts to the other side. is the flicker only … December 26th, 2013, 08:28 AM. I then turned off the high beams, no problems. if its both it could be low voltages at the ballasts. 2. the last week or two my pasenger side headlight started flickering when I started the car only for ten seconds or so then it seems to be fine, then it went off altogether and the dis gave the warning, it came back on but still flickered and the dis warning went off. replaced? I’ve been reading online how to prevent HID Flicker / one side off when retro fitting HID’s to canbus using cars. Go to Sylvania’s Application Guide to make sure you ordered the correct kit. This solved my problems. If the problem is now reversed, you probably have a bad ballast. What if my HID bulb doesn’t fit properly? My shiny new Morimoto kit has developed a bit of an annoyance to me. So i took them off and taped them up good around the ballast and around all the connections. My car did not have the Hid light from the beginning. Yesterday evening, when I got home from a ~1 hour drive, I pulled into my garage and noticed the right side light was flickering badly. now as of yesterday the other one is doing it and the first one is fine, any ideas of what could be the problem ?? 1. or just one side? To help identify the broken part, you can follow these steps. Flickering OEM Hid I had the same problem on my Magnum with the 300C front end. a fair number of the general Ebay kits come with these. Keep in mind, the flickering/ blinking only happens on one side so below is what we have attempted so far; 1) Switch HID light bulb from side to side. I then turned off the lows, but before I could turn the car I off I saw a flash of light. 3) Disconnect the double relay plug connection and switch with the other. battery has a enough charge? 2) Switch the ballasts from side to side. When only one side does not turn on, it's usually caused by one of the components not working as it should. Hey guys i got a Xentec HID kit for Xmas, and i just got aroudn to putting em in today, first warm day in a while, i also picked up a relay kit for it. HID Newbie. What i did was to put two relays one to each side and a 3300 UF 25 Volt capacitor. If the problem switches sides than you know you have a problem with the ballast. Some say use resistors in series with the input and ground of each connection and some say use a capacitor. Join Date: Nov 2013; Posts: 79; Share Tweet #1 Bulb flicker on one side only with engine running. Hid kit installed now one side slightly flickers. 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