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I would guess that they're both meant to go off when starting... I've noticed a lot of modern cars do this, I guess to minimise the strain on the electrical system while the starter is running.

As to why only one does so, I've no idea...

Perhaps they aren't meant to go off on Lag IIs, but the ballast on one side is more sensitive to the voltage dip that occurs when the starter is running than the other?

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