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Old 06-18-2009, 09:34 AM
Max_VQ Max_VQ is offline
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Originally Posted by bluebee View Post
Yes, that's my 2002 E39. That's great you pointed out the "square silver ballast" as I had read about that but didn't know what it was. I seem to have a differently shaped silver ballast (if that's what it is).
Xenon lights require high voltage to work. The ballast increases the 12volts up to 20,000+ volts.
Halogen lights simply use 12 volts, just like any other bulb.
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