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Old 02-09-2008, 09:08 PM   #1
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So I installed my angel eyes about 2 years ago. Since then I've already replaced one ballast. Recently I noticed that my angel eyes will only turn on when my cabin lights are on; they are only getting power from my remote kit. And at some point my driver's side angel eyes stopped illuminating.

So to recap, when my cabin lights are on only my passenger side angel eyes light up. In all other situations neither side lights up. I've searched and it seems like I might need to replace my fuse? Where is this piece and how can I tell? I'm thinking I'll also need 1 ballast.

Any ideas ???
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Old 02-09-2008, 09:31 PM   #2
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yea, i had mine for 2 weeks and problems after problems. i just got fed up of the piece of **** and took out the fuse.
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Old 02-09-2008, 10:45 PM   #3
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i doubt its the fuse, that sounds like A. one ballast is blown out and B either the ecu trigger wire or the power wire there is a bad connection someplace..
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yea, i had mine for 2 weeks and problems after problems. i just got fed up of the piece of **** and took out the fuse.
so they're still on they jsut don't work? lol
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i doubt its the fuse, that sounds like A. one ballast is blown out and B either the ecu trigger wire or the power wire there is a bad connection someplace..
I'll check the connections. What should I look for when I examine them? Thanks.
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Well let's back up here. I wouldn't really call this is a disaster

What most likely happened is a ballast shorted or part of your wiring shorted, blew the fuse and cut the ECU tap. The remote kit is fused separately by the stock interior lights fuse. Try replacing the fuse on the wiring harness to see if that solves the issue.
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Well let's back up here. I wouldn't really call this is a disaster

What most likely happened is a ballast shorted or part of your wiring shorted, blew the fuse and cut the ECU tap. The remote kit is fused separately by the stock interior lights fuse. Try replacing the fuse on the wiring harness to see if that solves the issue.
Ok so how can I verify that the fuse is blown? Where is it installed?

Thanks Nick.

P.S. You don't happen to have any extra ballasts/fuses here at school do you?
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The fuse is located on the wiring harness near the positive portion of the terminal.

The fuse holder is outlined in this picture below. Just flip open the holder, pull out the fuse and look at the metal Z in the middle. If the Z is broken, you need a new fuse (10 or 5amp works) which you can get from Radio Shack.

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Forgot to mention I don't have extra parts with me on hand
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sounds like 1 ballast is out as well as the fuse blowing out.
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The fuse is located on the wiring harness near the positive portion of the terminal.

The fuse holder is outlined in this picture below. Just flip open the holder, pull out the fuse and look at the metal Z in the middle. If the Z is broken, you need a new fuse (10 or 5amp works) which you can get from Radio Shack.
Thanks for the clarification Nick.
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Forgot to mention I don't have extra parts with me on hand
Rats. Where can I pick up a ballast?
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sounds like 1 ballast is out as well as the fuse blowing out.
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I don't know of any places locally but we can send you one.
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