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In the video I posted earlier they opened the unit from the back and slid it out.

It doesn’t look like that big of a deal. I’m going to try to do this.
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I'm not familiar with the dimmable ballast, but most ballasts today have stab in connections for the leads. Wires easily pop out at that point as well as what olonmv pointed out. With how tight and clean they try to manage those wires I wouldnt be surprised if thats your issue
 

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what does it mean if channel 2 is flickering? How many ballasts control channel 2? How do I know if it’s a ballast issue?
Looking at that picture you're looking at 4 x 2 lamp ballasts. I would be looking at the neutral, white wire, connection on the power side of the ballast for flicker. If there is a wago or splitter/wire nut that shoots out to channel 2's 3 ballasts check that as well.

For 3 ballasts all to be flickering, this is your first point to rule out
 
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Looking at that picture you're looking at 4 x 2 lamp ballasts. I would be looking at the neutral, white wire, connection on the power side of the ballast for flicker. If there is a wago or splitter/wire nut that shoots out to channel 2's 3 ballasts check that as well.

For 3 ballasts all to be flickering, this is your first point to rule out
Also, very possible someone got distracted during assembly and crossed some wires.
 
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