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Old 05-14-2008, 11:15 AM   #1
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Unhappy HELP!!! Nick @ JLevi's, or anyone who knows the answer

So I did my angel eye install yesterday...and after all was said and done, only the driver side fire up. I came across this thread while looking for answers,

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...+help+one+side

The answer or solution was this...by Nick

"Glad we could help. There were a few wiring issues including loose ballast leads causing arcing and the fuse to blow. The resistors for both the LEDs worked perfectly, they were just not correctly tapped."

Could this be my problem as well? If so, how do I fix the loos ballast leads which leads to arcing and the fuse to blow?
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Old 05-14-2008, 11:58 AM   #2
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You could have a faulty ballast so to double check, swap the ballast from the non working side to the working side and vice versa to see if the problem switches sides.

To make sure your connections are not arcing, look inside the black connector to see if the prongs are inserted straight and not in close proximity.
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Old 05-14-2008, 01:26 PM   #3
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One side of mine didn't fire and it turned out to be a dead ballast
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most likely a dead ballast. just do as nick says to test for sure.
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