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Philips LVQ-212 Wiring Manual

Downforce –2002+ headlight hid wiring guide
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DOWNFORCE –2002+ HEADLIGHT HID WIRING GUIDE
This is a guide created to help you how to wire the older 1991-2001 motorized headlights into the newer 2002-2005 fixed
headlights. Please refer to the proper instruction guides when installing the HID lights. If you are looking for more
conversion information, please visit our manual directory. Other related guides include:
2002+ Headlight Install
2002+ DF Front Bumper
2002+ DF Hood
This instruction and many others are available for download online at
Halogen lights run on 55 watts of continuous power. The HID lighting system runs on 35 watts. HID ballast start up requires
a higher current load of 25 AMPS for the first 5-10 seconds depending on the brand of your HID system. The factory 20
AMP fuse is sufficient to operate the HID lights, DF does not recommend increasing the fuse load. A properly connected
HID system will never blow the fuse. The factory HID on the 2002+ NSX runs on 20 AMP fuses. If your fuses are burning
out you need to check your wiring for a possible short or wiring that is too small.
There are several WARNING sections in the installation. Always read and follow the instruction to prevent
injuries, accidents, and possible damage to the vehicle.
Always disconnect the battery's main terminal before performing any electrical related work to prevent accidental
injuries or damages.
Do not power the HID ballast without a bulb, the high voltage system will arc at the socket area and possibly
damage or hurt someone.
Rev 12/10/2007
Wire Gauge
(AWG)
Requirements
Wire Cutter or Stripper
USER'S GUIDE
Wire Size Recommendations 12 Volt DC
12
14
16
18
Heat Shrink Tube
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Current
(AMP)
30
24
20
15
Heat Gun
Power
(W)
360
288
240
180

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  • Page 1 DOWNFORCE –2002+ HEADLIGHT HID WIRING GUIDE This is a guide created to help you how to wire the older 1991-2001 motorized headlights into the newer 2002-2005 fixed headlights. Please refer to the proper instruction guides when installing the HID lights. If you are looking for more conversion information, please visit our manual directory.
  • Page 2: Wiring Diagram

    If the LVQ-212 experiences more then 8 shut downs it will burn out an internal fuse which is replaceable. The Philips / Hella LVQ 212 is the most widely used HID ballast in the aftermarket industry. Philips would sell these units as private labels, other companies in Asia have also counterfeited this design.